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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

What Do Your Taxes Pay For?

What Do Your Taxes Pay For?

Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

Errors and Omissions Insurance

Errors and Omissions Insurance

E&O insurance is specifically designed to protect you, or your company, from the risk of a client’s dissatisfaction.

 

Certain Uncertainties in Retirement

The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.

When Should You Take Social Security

Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.

Traditional vs. Roth IRA

One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.

Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time

Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.

The Five Basics of Financial Literacy

How literate are you when it comes to your finances? Brush up with these five basics.

Building Your Legacy

A four-step framework for building a personal legacy.

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What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Tax Freedom Day

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

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

Estimate Your RMD

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

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

Social Security Taxes

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

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

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Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

Women and Retirement

Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.

From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

Forecast

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

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

Events on Wall Street

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

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