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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.

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~Lee R. Symcox, President and CEO

 

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What If You Get Audited?

What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

The Business Cycle

The Business Cycle

Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.

Estate Management 101

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.

 

To Catch a Thief

Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.

Thinking of Retiring Abroad?

However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.

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You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.

What to Look for in a Long-Term-Care Policy

Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.

A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College

Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.

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Comparing Investments

Estimate the potential capital gains taxes due on your transactions.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimates your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

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Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Have you explored all of your choices when it comes to managing your taxable income?

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

The Rule of 72

Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

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