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Brad Williams Financial Services

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Huntsville, Alabama 35802

Acres of Diamonds Investments Surprises Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

 Understanding Today's Financial Environment


Most people spend more time planning a one week vacation than preparing for 10 to 30 years of retirement.  According to the Employee Benefit Research Institute's 2010 Retirement-Readiness Study, "Nearly half, or 47%, of those on the verge of retirement are predicted to run out of money (in retirement)."

That's why you need a knowledgeable advisor to help you plan for your future.

 At  Brad Williams Financial Services, our goal is to develop enduring, long-term personal relationships with our clients; knowing that you have placed your trust in our expertise and dedication.

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Will Power

Will Power

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

Estate Management Checklist

Estate Management Checklist

Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.

The Good Ship IPO

The Good Ship IPO

The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.

 

Choices for Your 401(k) at a Former Employer

Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.

Four Steps to Valuing an Estate

Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.

Social Security: The $64,000 Question

One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.

When Heirs are Imperfect

The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.

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 Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores

What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?

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Comparing Investments

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

What Is the Dividend Yield?

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

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

Do You Feel Lucky?

Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.

The Rule of 72

Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.

Surprises

Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.

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