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America Group Retirement Strategy Centers are headquartered in Southfield, Michigan and have branches comprised of independent, banking and credit union offices with over 75 financial advisors serving the Mid-West Region.


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Helpful Content

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

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."

Tips for Finding Care for Your Special-Needs Child

Tips for Finding Care for Your Special-Needs Child

The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.


Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent

It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.

Get Paid for Going Green

Those looking into environmentally minded home modifications may get a boost from Uncle Sam’s tax incentives.

Asset Allocation

Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.

Put It in a Letter

A letter of instructions provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.

Will Power

Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.

Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.

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Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

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Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

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

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that home, you invested that money?

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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