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Alpha Wealth Group Retirement Made Simple

Alpha Wealth Group is a comprehensive wealth management firm serving successful individuals, families, and business owners in the Chicago area who are serious about retirement. We take care of every financial need that our clients face through comprehensive planning and thorough follow-up to help ensure that every detail is covered.

To our clients, money represents much more than an account balance. It represents a lifetime of hard work, a comfortable retirement, a legacy of love for children and grandchildren, and the ability to say “yes” to more dreams. We believe that financial success doesn’t have to be complicated: work hard, create a plan, and make sure that an unforeseen event doesn’t derail your life.

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Investing with Your Heart

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This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

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

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

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18 Years Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

Surprises

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

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

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