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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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Tips to Create a More Effective and Efficient Virtual Team

Tips to Create a More Effective and Efficient Virtual Team

March 2020 brought with it a tidal wave of unforeseen changes — to both our workforce and economy. Ready or not, a huge number of businesses had to pivot quickly to a 100% work-from-home model to keep their employees safe and their operations moving.

What Generation Z Employees Really Want

What Generation Z Employees Really Want

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3 Important Insurance Considerations for Retirees

3 Important Insurance Considerations for Retirees

Insurance policies are designed to help protect your livelihood, your loved ones, your property and those around you.

 

Can Group, Private Disability Policies Work Together?

Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.

Financial Planning in the Year of the Ox

Chinese legend says that the Jade Emperor determined the order of animals in the zodiac by calling a race. The Rat and the Ox were in tight competition — until they arrived at a swift river. The Rat charmingly convinced the Ox to carry him across. But when they landed on the other side, the Rat leapt off the Ox and dashed across the finish line first.

Filing Final Tax Returns for the Deceased

The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.

Questions to Ask About Medicare

Take the guesswork out of your IEP or SEP with this helpful article.

Infographic: Family Caregivers – Unseen labor in America

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Why Millennials May Need Life Insurance Now More than Ever

It’s easy to feel invincible when you’re young, healthy and have a steady paycheck. After all, the chances of something catastrophic happening to you are pretty low, right?

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How Compound Interest Works

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

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Lifetime of Earnings

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

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

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

Saving for College

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

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

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The Business Cycle

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

Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

Once Upon a Goal

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

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.

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

What is Life Insurance? Part 1

What is Life Insurance? Part 1

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