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925 Sharit Avenue, Suite 213
Gardendale, Alabama 35071
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Brooks Financial Services, LLC is a full-service financial management company ranging from investment and retirement planning to risk management and estate conservation.

Good financial decisions don't have to be confusing. For more than 28 years I have assisted individuals, families, and small businesses achieve their financial goals.

Whether you’re just getting started, planning for college or changing jobs, I develop a comprehensive, cohesive financial strategy that fits your unique needs and enables you to meet both short- and long-term objectives.

On this website you'll find a variety of financial tools, calculators and education material to give you a clearer picture of where you stand and where you're headed.

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Prevent a Rift: Money Tips for Newlyweds

Prevent a Rift: Money Tips for Newlyweds

Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

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

Put It in a Letter

Put It in a Letter

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

 

What's My 2022 Tax Bracket?

Knowing your tax bracket can make a large difference in your tax preparations. Check out this handy reference of updated ranges from the IRS in case your designated bracket has changed.

Money Draining Food Myths

These food myths will really put a drain on your wallet.

Insuring Your Second Home

There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.

Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?

Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.

Personal Finance Calendar

Use this handy calendar to remember the year’s most important financial dates.

Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security

When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?

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My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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Surprises

Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.

No Cash, No Checks, No Problem

Peer-to-peer payment apps are one of the newest ways to send money.

Behavioral Finance

An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.

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.

Social Security: By the Numbers

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

What Smart Investors Know

Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

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