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

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Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

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

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

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Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.

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