Welcome to Tampa Financial Group
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Gold Winner for Financial Planners
We were chosen as the Gold Winner for Financial Planners in the Tampa Tribune’s “Best of North Tampa” Reader’s Poll 2012.*
Best in the Biz
We scored within the top 5 for "Favorite Financial Advisor" in the Tampa Bay Business Journal's Reader's Choice Awards 2012*
*The Gold Winner for Financial Planners and "Favorite Financial Advisor" are determined based on the number of reader responses and are not based upon any other criteria.
Services and Products
We offer Financial Planning, Wealth Management, Investment Services, Insurance: Life, Disability, Long-Term Care and Health, IRA's and 401(k) Rollovers, 529 Plans and College Savings Accounts, 401(k)'s, Retirement Plans, and Group Benefits for small businesses. We have the ability to work for clients on either a fee or a commission basis, depending upon the preference of the client.
Where Are Our Clients?
If you live or work in any of the following areas, you're probably near one of our clients! Bradenton, Brandon, Carrollwood Village, Cheval, Citrus Park, Clearwater, Dade City, Downtown Tampa, Dunedin, Englewood, Forest Hills, Hyde Park, Indian Rocks Beach, Lake Magdalene, Land O' Lakes, Lithia, Lutz, New Tampa, Northdale, North Tampa, Odessa, Original Carrollwood, Riverview, Saint Petersburg, Seffner, Seminole Heights, Seven Oaks, South Tampa, Spring Hill, Tampa Palms, Temple Terrace, USF Area, Venice, Wesley Chapel, Westchase, Westshore, and Winter Park.
Is Your Financial Advisor a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional?
The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. awards the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification to individuals who have met rigorous education, ethics, and experience standards, and have successfully passed a comprehensive two-day, ten-hour final exam. Before you hire a Financial Advisor, look for the CFP® mark!
Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
What Is a 1035 Exchange?
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
At what point can you call a personal vehicle commercial?
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
What if instead of buying that home, you invested that money?