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Jeff C. Young 

480.778.2041 

7373 North Scottsdale Road
Suite D-120
Scottsdale, AZ 85253

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Who We Are And What We Do

Jeff Young has been an Investment Advisor and Financial Planner in Scottsdale, Arizona since 1982.   As Senior Vice President of First Financial Equity Corporation, Jeff’s primary focus is in helping individuals and families in the disciplines of wealth creation, retirement planning, education savings, estate planning, social security strategies and personal economics.

Jeff and his team create a holistic approach to the investment planning and asset distribution process.   They focus on helping establish goals and objectives for their clientele within a framework of what is practical and reasonable.   If you are interested in having a fresh and dynamic approach brought to your financial planning process, call us at (480) 998-8415.  

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Tax Deductions You Won't Believe

Tax Deductions You Won't Believe

Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.

From Boats to Brokers

From Boats to Brokers

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Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification

Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification

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

 

Keeping Summer Safe: Pool and Spa Safety Tips

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Understanding Homeowner’s Insurance

Purchasing homeowners insurance is critical for protecting your home.

Volunteering in Retirement

For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.

The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds

Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

Investment Challenges of the Affluent Investor

Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.

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Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

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.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

Women and Retirement

Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.

Your DNA Test

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

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

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