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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.
Crowdfunding—Capital for the 21st Century
Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.
Types of Stock Market Analysis
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
4 Reasons for the Return of Market Volatility
Why have the markets been so volatile recently?
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
Understanding the value of a home warranty.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Tips on insuring your teen driver.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?