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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 -2019 Information Packet- is ready for you to download to help you gather information needed for your tax return.

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-2019 Information Packet-

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

Where is My Federal Refund?

Where Is My Alabama Refund?


Helpful Content

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."

The SECURE Act

The SECURE Act

This article may help you understand the most recent changes to your IRA and your RMD implemented with the SECURE Act.

Why Everyone Needs an Estate Strategy

Why Everyone Needs an Estate Strategy

Do you have an estate strategy? You should.

 

Put It in a Letter

A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.

Medicare Advantage 101

Overview of Medicare Advantage, what’s in them, special rules, and more.

The History of Currency

Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.

The Average American Budget

Learn about the average American budget in this fun and interactive piece.

Insuring Your Business Against Cyber Liability

90% of small businesses in the U.S. don't protect their data from cyber attacks. Is your business at risk?

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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.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Inflation & Retirement

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

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.

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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.

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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.

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Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

The Long Run: Women and Retirement

For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.

No Cash, No Checks, No Problem

Peer-to-peer payment apps are one of the newest ways to send money.

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