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We’re Blackwood Financial Group, a financial advisory firm based in Pensacola, Florida and working across the country. Unlike many financial advisors, we are comfortable working with complexity and uncertainty; in fact, it’s where we thrive. At Blackwood Financial Group, we pick up where others leave off. We paint the vision, craft the strategy, and only then do we act, using our experience to guide the way. Whether your goal is preparing for retirement or establishing your financial legacy, our team will create solutions that will allow you to focus less on your finances and more on living the life you choose. We help our clients avoid the problems of the past while creating a more powerful vision for the future.

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The Latte Lie and Other Myths

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

Gifting of A Stronger Financial Future

Gifting of A Stronger Financial Future

Here’s a gift idea that can help create a stronger financial future for your child or grandchild.

Looking to Improve Your Financial Future?

Looking to Improve Your Financial Future?

Consolidating financial accounts onto one platform can help you spell out a clearer financial future.

 

All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal

Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.

Buying vs. Leasing a Car

Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.

Four Really Good Reasons to Invest

There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?

Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Newly Married

Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.

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How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

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When the Unexpected Becomes Reality

Disability happens to more people, more often than you may think, and it lasts longer, too.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

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

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

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