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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

Insuring Your Second Home

Insuring Your Second Home

There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.

Tax Deductions You Won't Believe

Tax Deductions You Won't Believe

Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.

Gap Insurance for Leased Cars

Gap Insurance for Leased Cars

If you’re thinking of leasing a new car, then you shouldn’t forget about gap insurance.

 

The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds

Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.

Succeeding at Business Succession

There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.

And the Executor Is

The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.

The Utility of Sector Investing

Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.

Retiree Health Care Coverage Overseas

Retirees traveling abroad need to know that their health insurance travels with them.

Women and Financial Strategies

Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.

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Saving for College

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

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

Annuity Comparison

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

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

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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.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

Forecast

The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.

The Other Sure Thing

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

Bursting the Bubble

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

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