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The financial services industry is always evolving and at Shum Financial Group, Inc. we have continued to evolve alongside it. As a Registered Investment Advisor, Shum Financial Group has crafted the firm around helping individuals plan for the future. Our decades of experience and fee-based structures allow us to serve our clients efficiently and effectively, and in the process, we often build lifelong relationships.
Our goal is to help clients develop a financial roadmap and feel confident with their investment strategy. By offering education and guidance from an experienced team, we seek to help clients pursue financial independence and provide clarity in their finances, with planning at our foundation. Contact us today to get started.Contact Us
How to Appeal Your Property Taxes
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
When Life Insurance Becomes Taxable
Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.
Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Gun owners need to make sure that their homeowners policy covers the full value of their firearm(s) as personal liability.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Six overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.
Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
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.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.