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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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Measuring the Value of a Financial Advisor

Measuring the Value of a Financial Advisor

Ever wonder what the real value of a financial advisor is? It’s not just added portfolio returns.

How to Make the Tax Code Work for You

How to Make the Tax Code Work for You

When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.

Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook

Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.


Succeeding at Business Succession

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

A Look at Diversification

Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.

TIPS for Inflation

If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.

Test Your Life Insurance Knowledge

How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?

Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards

It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.

The Business Cycle

Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.

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Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

Annuity Comparison

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

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

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What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

Bursting the Bubble

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

Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

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

Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.

How to Retire Early

Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.

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