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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.

Helpful Content

The Importance of Beneficiary Designations

The Importance of Beneficiary Designations

Beneficiary designations allow assets to pass directly to whomever you designate thus by-passing the costs and time involved with the probate process.

Don’t Let Bad Financial Habits Haunt Your Retirement

Don’t Let Bad Financial Habits Haunt Your Retirement

When it comes to retirement, some people can quit working and fall immediately into good money habits that they’ve practiced for years.

The Cost of Medical Care

The Cost of Medical Care

Learn about the risks of not having health insurance in this informative article.

 

The 12 Steps to Living Confidently: How to Cut Your Expenses

“Cut spending.” “Slash expenses.” “Avoid shopping.” The overwhelming advice about cutting expenses makes it sound downright unappealing. No wonder many of us haven’t learned to be good financial managers.

Infographic: Personal Finances Are Like A Game of Golf

What's the Secret Behind a Great Golf Game and Personal Finances? What do golf and personal finances have in common? A lot of things, but the key is confidence. And how do you become confident, exactly? Well, it starts with the basics and builds from there, so you can navigate tricky conditions and overcome unexpected hazards, whether on the green or in life.

Protecting Your Business from the Loss of a Key Person

Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.

Beyond the Breadwinner: Is Your Household Protected?

Do you think of your spouse or life partner as your “better half”? If so, you know that your relationship is more than just two people meeting halfway. In a life partnership — and in the family that grows from it — the whole becomes greater than the sum of its parts.

Financial Fixes: From Health Scare to Financial Care

Have you or a loved one ever had a major health scare? One that rocked your world for a few days (and sleepless nights) until you learned it was not as serious as you feared and that life would return to normal with the right care.

Fallen Tree Damage—Who Pays?

Your liability for damages that occur when a tree on your property falls on your neighbor’s property is not clear cut.

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Lifetime of Earnings

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

What Is My Current Net Worth?

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

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

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

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

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Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

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

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?

The Power of Compound Interest

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

Risk Tolerance: What’s Your Style?

Learn about what risk tolerance really means in this helpful and insightful video.

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