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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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Financial Planning in the Year of the Ox

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

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

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Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

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This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

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

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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Learn why protecting your student loan payments is an important aspect of your income protection strategy.

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If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

What is Life Insurance? Part 1

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Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

Estate Management 101

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Don’t Myth Out on Whole Life

Whole life insurance can help protect what matters most: your family, your assets, and your legacy.

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