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

~Lee R. Symcox, President and CEO

 

Helpful Content

The Financial Literacy Crisis

The Financial Literacy Crisis

Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.

How Income Taxes Work

How Income Taxes Work

A quick look at how federal income taxes work.

The Half Million Dollar Baby

The Half Million Dollar Baby

The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.

 

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.

The Utility of Sector Investing

Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.

The Ivory Tower Changes Wall Street

Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.

A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses

Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.

Stop Wasting Money

One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.

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Federal Income Tax

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

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Tax Management Strategies

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

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The New Wild West: Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.

Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like the junk in a junk drawer.

Social Security: By the Numbers

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

Making Your Tax Bracket Work

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

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