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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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Helpful Content

Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security

Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security

When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?

Once Upon a Goal

Once Upon a Goal

Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.

Pullbacks, Corrections, and Bear Markets

Pullbacks, Corrections, and Bear Markets

Clearing up confusion from the economic downturn following COVID-19 and how it might affect your financial strategy.

 

The History of Currency

Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.

Variable Universal Life Insurance

Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.

Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities

Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.

A Primer on Dividends

A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."

Protecting Your Home Against Flood Loss

Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.

4 Steps to Protecting a Child with Disabilities

Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.

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What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

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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.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

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Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.

How to Retire Early

Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.

Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.

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