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Advance Financial Group
Welcome to Advance Financial Group, which was founded in 1987 and is located in Winston Salem, N.C. We offer comprehensive financial planning and investment advisory services on a fee basis for individuals, families and businesses.
Our primary objective is to help you clarify your unique goals and dreams and set priorities so that you may enjoy a comfortable lifestyle today and a secure and dependable income at retirement. We are passionate about getting to know you and what matters most to you.
We want to be there with you and your family for the journey as life evolves to provide continuity and stability. We value long-term relationships and pride ourselves on the tradition of serving families from generation to generation. Our personal service and attention to detail has served our clients well.
Feel free to browse our site. This site will not only introduce you to our services and philosophy, but it will also offer a wealth of educational materials, articles, newsletters, and calculators-all designed to keep you up to date and inspire you.
For a complimentary initial consultation or second opinion appointment, feel free to call 336-659-9638 or email us at KBaker@isgva.com We look forward to hearing from you.
Advance Financial Group, there for life's journey!
How Much Home Can I Afford?
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
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.
Emotional vs. Strategic Decisions
Information vs. instinct. Are your choices based on evidence of emotion?
Use this handy calendar to remember the year’s most important financial dates.
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
Learn about what risk tolerance really means in this helpful and insightful video.