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Welcome to Timothy Herbert Financial Group

We have been serving individual investors and small businesses with their financial planning, retirement, investment, and insurance needs since 1985. We provide independent advice, custom plans and solutions along with exceptional personal service.  As a branch office, Timothy Herbert Financial Group offers securities through Centaurus Financial, Inc., a Registered Investment Advisor and national broker/dealer, Member FINRA and SIPC. Our Branch Office in Auburn Hills is one of over 400 Centaurus Financial, Inc., offices from coast to coast.

 

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Events on Wall Street

Events on Wall Street

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

Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive

Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive

Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.

Problems with Probate

Problems with Probate

Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.

 

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.

Is a SEP-IRA Right for Your Business?

For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.

Investment Challenges of the Affluent Investor

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

Catch-Up Contributions

Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.

A Decision Not Made Is Still a Decision

Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.

The Great Debate Continues: Active vs. Passive

In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”

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Paying Off a Credit Card

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

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Lifetime of Earnings

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

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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The Good Ship IPO

The seas of the market are constantly shifting, and whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

Will You Pay the AMT?

Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers are right in our own back yards. This may be particularly true of investing.

The Business Cycle

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

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

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