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Life is always changing, and as these changes occur, getting the right financial advice can make a world of difference in making wise decisions and successful transitions. At First Advantage Investments we offer the same expertise that can be found in a skyscraper investment firm, but with a warm Tennessee touch. We know that each person faces different circumstances and has different needs. Also, we believe that a helter-skelter approach to personal finance is one of the most common mistakes many investors make. Instead, we offer clients a fully-coordinated, individually-crafted financial plan to help them work toward their goals. Won’t you let us share our ideas for pursuing your goals?

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Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

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A Look at Whole Life Insurance

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

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Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

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Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

Should I Invest In REITs?

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Will You Pay the AMT?

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

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