Broker Check

First Financial Group - Bethesda, MD

Call Us: (301) 907-9030

 
Financial Balance. Protection First. Lasting Legacies.

FOR YOU

 

Transform your financial perspective. See the big picture for real, with The Living Balance Sheet®.

Learn More

FOR YOUR FAMILY

 

Protect the ones you love financially. Keep your family safe, no matter what the future brings.

Learn More

FOR YOUR BUSINESS

 

Build a great business. Protect it and take good care of the people who help it thrive. Including you.

Learn More

UNCOMMON STRATEGIES: LESS RISK. TAX STRATEGIES. MORE INCOME IN RETIREMENT.

 

How much do you think you’ll need to retire? A “magic number” is the traditional approach to financial planning. How’s that working out for us? According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, over 40% of American households experienced financial distress due to the 2008 mortgage crisis. People who had carefully planned for their retirement, saw their investments disappear and their savings dwindle. Life is unpredictable. You need strategies that protect your wealth and help you build financial independence, no matter what happens.

Contact Us

Join Our Firm

Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion to help people? Build your own practice with the freedom to determine your own market. Bring value to the lives’ of others by helping them achieve their financial goals.

Learn MoreApply Now


Helpful Content

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.

Countering Counterfeit Currency

Countering Counterfeit Currency

Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.

How to Make the Tax Code Work for You

How to Make the Tax Code Work for You

When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.

 

To Catch a Thief

Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.

Inflation - Back to the Future

Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.

All Under One Roof

Consolidating your assets onto one platform can reap multiple benefits.

Succeeding at Business Succession

There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.

Understanding Homeowner’s Insurance

Purchasing homeowners insurance is critical for protecting your home.

View all articles arrow

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

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

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

Paying Off a Credit Card

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

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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.

View all calculators arrow

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

View all presentations arrow

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?

The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?

The Business Cycle

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

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.

Should I Invest in Gold?

Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

View all videos arrow