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Welcome to Fortress Financial Group

To help our clients realize their true lifetime ambitions through meaningful relationships involving personalized tax and financial management strategies.

Jack D. Gibbs, Jr., CPA and Wealth Management Advisor, offers Retirement planning and protection, Brokerage and tax-efficient investing, Employer Retirement Plan analysis, design and implementation, ROTH IRA conversion planning, Insurance and family income protection, College and Education planning, Multi-generational planning and Comprehensive tax preparation and planning across the United States. People appreciate the broad range of services and experience offered under one roof. 

Investment and financial planning services are offered by Jack D. Gibbs, Jr., through his affiliation with H.D. Vest.

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Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

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The New Red Scare: Chinese Ownership of U.S. Debt

China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?

Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security

Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security

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Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

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Value vs. Growth Investing

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Rebalancing Your Portfolio

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What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

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Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Disability Income

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

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Tax Management Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

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Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

An Arm and a Leg

A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.

Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

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