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We have been serving individual investors and small businesses with their financial planning, retirement, investment, and insurance needs since 1985. We provide independent advice, custom plans and solutions along with exceptional personal service.  As a branch office, HFG offers securities through Centaurus Financial, Inc., a Registered Investment Advisor and national broker/dealer, Member FINRA and SIPC. Our Branch Office in Auburn Hills is one of over 400 Centaurus Financial, Inc., offices from coast to coast.


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Should You Choose a Fixed or Variable?

Should You Choose a Fixed or Variable?

When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.

Events on Wall Street

Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?

Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?

The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?

 

Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.

Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy

Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.

Social Security: The $64,000 Question

One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

Making Sense Of A Home Warranty

Understanding the value of a home warranty.

Estimating the Cost of College

This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.

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Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Lifetime of Earnings

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

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

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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.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

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The Cycle of Investing

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

Social Security: By the Numbers

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

The Fed and How It Got That Way

A quick history of the Federal Reserve and overview of what it does.

Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Have you explored all of your choices when it comes to managing your taxable income?

To Buy or Not to Buy

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

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

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