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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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How Income Taxes Work

How Income Taxes Work

A quick look at how federal income taxes work.

Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards

Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards

It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.

Assess Life Insurance Needs

Assess Life Insurance Needs

How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.

 

How Financial Advisors Are Compensated

Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.

The Half Million Dollar Baby

The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.

Disability and Your Finances

In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.

Mutual Funds vs. ETFs

Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.

Put It in a Letter

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

Insurance Needs Assessment: Married With Children

When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.

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Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

Long-Term-Care Needs

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

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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

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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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

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The Cycle of Investing

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

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

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.

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

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