Changing the conversation

Ready for Retirement?

Welcome to the First Fidelity
Financial Group

First Fidelity Financial Group is dedicated to the overall success of the clients we serve.

It’s not about selling an individual policy, but rather understanding your financial health and condition, and developing a plan just for you.

By having this deeper understanding, we’re able to uncover solutions that lead to greater opportunities and savings.

Welcome to the conversation!

Always look forward, learn from the past and live for the future...

~Lee R. Symcox, President and CEO First Fidelity Bank

Helpful Content

Social Security: Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits

Social Security: Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits

There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.

Traditional vs. Roth IRA

Traditional vs. Roth IRA

One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.

Measuring the Value of a Financial Advisor

Measuring the Value of a Financial Advisor

Ever wonder what the real value of a financial advisor is? It’s not just added portfolio returns.

 

A Look at Whole Life Insurance

Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.

What Do Your Taxes Pay For?

Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.

IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.

The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores

What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?

Universal Life Insurance

Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.

Trends in Charitable Giving

Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.

View all articles arrow

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

View all calculators arrow

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

View all presentations arrow

Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?

The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?

Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, infiltrating the world of bonds.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

Do You Feel Lucky?

Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

View all videos arrow