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Brian S. Hulsey

Financial Advisor

 

4481 Jett Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30327
 (404) 228-5525

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Welcome to my Web site, where you’ll find a wealth of information in the form of newsletter articles, calculators, and research reports.

I hope your visit will help you understand the opportunities and potential rewards that are available when you take a proactive approach to your personal financial situation. I have created this Web site to help you gain a better understanding of the financial concepts behind insurance, investing, retirement, estate planning, and wealth preservation. Most important, I hope you see the value of working with a skilled professional to pursue your financial goals.

I’m here to help educate you about the basic concepts of financial management; to help you learn more about who I am; and to give you fast, easy access to market performance data. I hope you take advantage of this resource and visit it often. Be sure to add my site to your list of “favorites” in your Internet browser. I frequently update my information, and I wouldn’t want you to miss any developments in the area of personal finance.

Helpful Content

The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores

The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores

What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?

Trends in Charitable Giving

Trends in Charitable Giving

Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.

Tips for Finding Care for Your Special-Needs Child

Tips for Finding Care for Your Special-Needs Child

The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.

 

Apps That Help Achieve Goals

If you find it hard to attain personal life goals, there’s an app for that!

The History of Currency

Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.

Traditional vs. Roth IRA

One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.

Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?

Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.

Trends in Charitable Giving

Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.

Dog Bites Neighbor. Now What?

Even dogs have bad days. So, what happens when your dog bites a neighbor or passing pedestrian?

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Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

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

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

How Compound Interest Works

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

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Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

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Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

An Arm and a Leg

A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

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