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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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Volunteering in Retirement

Volunteering in Retirement

For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.

Why You Need an Estate Strategy

Why You Need an Estate Strategy

Do you have an estate strategy? You should.

Healthcare Costs in Retirement

Healthcare Costs in Retirement

Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.

 

How Does Your Credit Score Compare?

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A Brief Guide To Condo Insurance

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Travel, Without the Baggage

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Understanding the Basics of Medigap Policies

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Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive

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Buying vs. Leasing a Car

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A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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The New Wild West: Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.

To Buy or Not to Buy

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

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

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