How to Bake a Pie-R-A Forecast Retirement Redefined Acres of Diamonds

Independence, Integrity, and an Individualized Approach

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


Helpful Content

Volunteering in Retirement

Volunteering in Retirement

For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.

Important Birthdays Over 50

Important Birthdays Over 50

Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.

Spotting Credit Trouble

Spotting Credit Trouble

The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.

 

A Home Insurance Claim: To File Or Not To File

Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.

Choices for Your 401(k) at a Former Employer

Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.

When to Self-Insure

Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?

What Is a Stretch IRA?

If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.

The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.

A House Divided

By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.

View all articles arrow

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Home Mortgage Deduction

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

View all calculators arrow

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Tax Management Strategies

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

View all presentations arrow

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

Should I Invest In REITs?

Are Real Estate Investment Trusts right for your portfolio?

The New Wild West: Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.

Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.

The Good Ship IPO

The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

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

View all videos arrow