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.
Does Your Child Need to File an Income Tax Return?
When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee
Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.
Raising Healthy Children
Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.
What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
If you find it hard to attain personal life goals, there’s an app for that!
Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.