About West Insurance & Financial Group
At West Insurance & Financial Group, Inc, we represent many insurance companies by carefully selecting our carriers in order to bring you the best level of service, price and coverage. As an independent insurance agency, we look at a wide variety of carriers to assess your insurance needs and manage your risks. Through our independence, we provide one on one service and are in an advantageous position to approach such challenges with vast experience and skill.
Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
Death is No Excuse
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
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.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.