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.
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When Heirs are Imperfect
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
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.
Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.
Not only can D&O insurance provide financial protection, but it can help improve an organization’s decision-making.
Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.
Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.