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Julie M Simmons
David C Smith
418 Lauderdale Street
Selma, AL 36701
334.431.5001
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Relationships. Passion. Comprehensive. Your Needs.

Building Trust

As an independent firm, we are dedicated to offering sound advice, objective guidance, and building trusted relationships based on our clients’ unique needs and circumstances.

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Passion

We are passionate about helping our clients pursue their goals. By working closely with them, we strive to help them feel confident with their investments and progress.

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5 Step Approach

Through a holistic five-step investment process, we are committed to creating customized strategies that address a client's whole financial picture.

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Investing with Your Heart

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Password Protection Strategies

Password Protection Strategies

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The History of Retirement

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How Financial Advisors Are Compensated

Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.

Four Reasons Millennials Need an Estate Strategy

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Planning for the Expected

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Traditional vs. Roth IRA

One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.

Does Your Portfolio Fit Your Retirement Lifestyle?

Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.

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Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Home Mortgage Deduction

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

Comparing Investments

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

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Tax Freedom Day

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

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5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Tax Management Strategies

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

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

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Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

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

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

The Richest Man in Babylon

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

The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

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