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.
“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For
Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.
How Income Taxes Work
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
How to Appeal Your Property Taxes
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
Six overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
What does your home really cost?
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.