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Speed of Access - Your Personal Financial Website

From checking the weather to sending photos, the Internet is an extension of our lives.  Use technology to track and manage your finances.

Debt Consolidation

What is debt consolidation?

Debt consolidation is when you roll all of your smaller individual loans into one large loan, usually with a longer term and a lower interest rate. This allows you to write one check for a loan payment instead of many, while lowering your total monthly payments.

Asset Protection in Estate Planning

To insulate your property from such claims, you'll have to evaluate each tool in terms of your own situation. You may decide that insurance and a Declaration of Homestead may be sufficient protection for your home because your exposure to a claim is low. For high exposure, you may want to create a business entity or an offshore trust to shield your assets. Remember, no asset protection tool is guaranteed to work, and you may have to adjust your asset protection strategies as your situation or the laws change.

Perspectives on Recent Market Volatility

At Brooks Financial Group, we feel the current market correction is healthy and long overdue after the historically benign conditions over the past year had led measures of investor sentiment to become increasingly elevated in recent weeks. We continue to feel the fundamental backdrop for equity markets remains strong based on a combination of accelerating global economic growth, robust corporate earnings, and subdued inflation, and we remain constructive on the outlook for global equity markets in 2018. Based on this outlook, we recommend that investors remain disci

The Importance of Goals

 

Financial planning is about more than just managing money. It’s about setting goals for your future and taking steps to achieve those goals. A trusted advisor can help set you on the right path and ensure you stay the course.

Family View: Helping Your Aging Parents

Managing personal finances can overwhelm many aging seniors. Learn what you can do to help in the monitoring of your parents’ complete financial picture. 

Taking Care of Your Parents

Taking care of your aging parents can be emotional and expensive. This video provides a checklist on what to do.

 

Why Business Owners Need Financial Advisors

Business owners are a special breed with unique financial needs.  Learn about the benefits of having a financial advisor to help you realize the financial rewards of your business investment.