1. Successful Financial Strategies: Planning Is Key

    Welcome back to the Successful Financial Strategies blog! Lately, we have been taking about life insurance — and talking about it a lot. Life insurance is a crucial means for preparing for the future and taking care of your family. It is a means of protecting your nest egg and can actually provide benefits during your lifetime. To learn more about life insurance and what it can do for you, be su…Read More

  2. Holistic Financial Planning Defined

    Everyone is different, and everyone's needs are different. So, no single financial plan fits every individual or every family. The details and circumstances that make up your life vary from others' as much as the differences between snowflakes; no two are alike. It only makes sense then to create a financial plan that serves only you and your family — and no one else's. Holistic financial planni…Read More

  3. Why Should You Plan For Retirement?

    When you begin thinking about retirement starting with a plan is a good approach. While this is great advice most people may not have the resources that are needed to properly do the math and develop a successful plan. At Successful Financial Strategies developing a successful plan is what we do day in and day out. We believe your retirement plan should dictate both your investment and spending st…Read More

  4. Regarding Brexit…

    Guest Author: Chad Blanton Author Introduction: Chad Blanton is VP of sales in the annuity division at Financial Independence Group. Starting as a sales consultant his focus on building strong relationships with each advisor he worked with quickly brought him to the VP of annuity sales position at FIG. Introducing unique ideas to the advisors he worked with allowed him to guide them to greater pro…Read More

  5. What Makes a Great Financial Advisor?

    Guest Post by the Alphastart Capital Management Investment Team Clients have wondered what Britain's exit from the EU means for their investment portfolio. Here is our view on how this will affect our investment strategies. Yesterday, the United Kingdom ("UK") held an historic vote. The issue was whether to exit the European Union ("EU")-known as "Brexit"-or to remain. The public debate was heated…Read More

  6. Why You Should Have a Financial Advisor

    Author: Mike Blanton The main reason you should have a Financial Advisor in your life and on your team is summed up in a word, direction. Knowing where you are and where you are going are the two most important pieces of information you can have in life. The other reason you would want a financial advisor is to get answers to the 4 financial Questions everyone faces: Will I run out of money? What …Read More