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We are an independently owned financial consulting firm with more than 17 years of dedicated personalized service to our clients. Our independence allows us to offer you an unbiased objective approach to serving your investment needs.
Whether you are just starting to save for your future, or are a seasoned investor, J. Eric Brinley, CFP® professional has the financial management experience to direct you towards reaching your objectives. We also offer financial and investment services through First Allied Securities. Inc. and First Allied Advisory Services, Inc. to individuals, families, business owners and their employees. Our commitment is to always provide unbiased advice, impeccable service, and diversified financial resources to serve your individual needs … that’s one benefit of an independent perspective.
When Should You Take Social Security
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Rightsizing for Retirement
What does your home really cost?
Stop Wasting Money
One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.
If you’re thinking of leasing a new car, then you shouldn’t forget about gap insurance.
Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.
How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?
The year’s end is the perfect time to do these 12 things.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.