Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.
Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.
At First Southern Wealth Management, our first priority is your overall financial success. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of our foundation of success.
We're here to help. Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search our website, send us a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We’ll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
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.
Social Security: The Elephant in the Room
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
What kind of auto insurance should you have? Do you know?
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
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.