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Strategies For Life

 

Whatever your financial goals, we have the experience to get to the truth of your financial well-being, to make your money work smarter and harder, and to give you more options for using your wealth.

At First Capital Financial Concepts, you’ll find a team of professionals from investments to insurance, from retirement planning to estate planning, and from employee benefits to business planning ready to help you realize your goals.

What makes us different is you. Unlike most financial practitioners who only focus on particular aspects of your financial well-being, we work directly with you in every aspect. This creates a relationship that ensures your financial future is fully integrated and helps turn your dreams into reality.

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Preparing the Future Generation

Preparing the Future Generation

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Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

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Planning for the Expected

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Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages

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What Is a Roth 401(k)?

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The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores

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Savings and Cash Flow

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Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

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Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

RE: Retirement

How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.

Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

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