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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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Helpful Content

How to Appeal Your Property Taxes

How to Appeal Your Property Taxes

For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

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

 

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

Understanding Homeowner’s Insurance

Purchasing homeowners insurance is critical for protecting your home.

Disability and Your Finances

In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.

A Decision Not Made Is Still a Decision

Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.

Debt Stress

There’s a link between debt and stress.

Best Vacations: By Car, By Ship, By Foot, Once in a Lifetime

Four vacation destinations you might never have thought of.

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Tax Freedom Day

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

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

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Bursting the Bubble

Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?

18 Years Worth of Days

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

Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

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