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Five Talents Financial Management Group

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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.

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.

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.

Helpful Content

Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive

Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive

Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.

Four Great, Unexpected Places to Raise a Family

Four Great, Unexpected Places to Raise a Family

Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

 

Disability and Your Finances

In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.

Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.

What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

What Is a Roth 401(k)?

Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.

Money Draining Food Myths

These food myths will really put a drain on your wallet.

Rebalancing Your Portfolio

Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.

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Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

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

Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

RE: Retirement

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

The Fed and How It Got That Way

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

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