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Brooks Financial Services, LLC

 
925 Sharit Avenue, Suite 201
Gardendale, Alabama 35071
205.631.1815
 

Surprise! You’ve Got Money! 18 Years Worth of Days Bridging the Confidence Gap Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

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 25 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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A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

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Four Really Good Reasons to Invest

There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?

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Gun Ownership and Your Homeowners Policy

Gun owners need to make sure that their homeowners policy covers the full value of their firearm(s) as personal liability.

 

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.

Raising Healthy Children

Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.

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Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.

To Catch a Thief

Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.

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For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.

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Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

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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Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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The Cycle of Investing

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

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?

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