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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
What Is My Current Cash Flow?
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
The Business Cycle
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
Types of Stock Market Analysis
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
Mortgages in Retirement
Explore the benefits and drawbacks to paying off your mortgage prior to retirement with this article.
Tax Efficiency in Retirement
What role would taxes play in your investment decisions?
IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Medicare At 65+
65 or older? It may be time to enroll in Medicare. Read to learn if you’re eligible.
How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
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Contributing to an IRA?
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Social Security Taxes
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
How Compound Interest Works
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
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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.
5 Smart Investing Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Investment Strategies for Retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
5 Smart Investing Principles
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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Encore Careers: Push Your Boundaries
Ready for retirement? Find out why many are considering encore careers and push your boundaries into something more, here.
What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
The Wild West of Data Theft
Learn about cyber liability insurance in this entertaining video.
Retiring in a Post-Pandemic World
Imagine your ideal post-pandemic retirement with this animated video.
Stay Safe with a B.O.P. At Your Back
Learn about the advantages of Business Owner Policies with this highly educational and fun animated video.
The Latte Lie and Other Myths
Check out this video to begin separating fact from fiction.