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Welcome to Cyntax

Welcome to our website, where you’ll find a wealth of information in the form of newsletter articles, calculators, and research reports. We have included links to specific sites to help you track your income tax refunds, and access IRS forms and publications. We have many of the most common forms listed in our Tax Library for immediate printing. Our Info Packet is ready for you to download to help you gather information needed for your tax return. The link at the bottom of this page will let you print a copy.

We hope your visit will help you understand the opportunities and potential rewards that are available when you take a proactive approach to your personal financial situation. We have created this website to help you gain a better understanding of the financial concepts behind tax planning, investing, retirement, estate planning, and wealth preservation. Most important, we hope you see the value of working with skilled professionals to pursue your financial goals.

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To check the status of your income tax refunds follow the links below:

Where is My Federal Refund?

Where Is My Alabama Refund?

2016 Information Packet

Helpful Content

Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?

Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?

Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?

Yours, Mine and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriages

Yours, Mine and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriages

Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.

Putting a Price Tag On Your Health

Putting a Price Tag On Your Health

Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.

 

A Look at Diversification

Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.

Money Draining Food Myths

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

Will Power

Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.

The Value of Insuring Against Life’s Risks

Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.

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What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

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Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?

The question used to be, “How low can interest rates go?” Now it's, “How long can rates remain at their historic low levels?”

Global and International Funds

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

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

Forecast

The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

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

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