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Southern Trust Financial Planning is a registered investment advisory firm located in Sarasota, Florida.  Southern Trust Financial Planning specializes in providing objective financial planning and investment management with the goal of helping clients grow and protect their assets through all of life's stages.

Marc S. Wolff

James P. Cooper

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The A, B, C, & D of Medicare

The A, B, C, & D of Medicare

Learn about all the parts of Medicare with this informative and enjoyable article.

Do You Owe The AMT?

Do You Owe The AMT?

If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.

Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.

 

Will Power

Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.

How Income Taxes Work

A quick look at how federal income taxes work.

Insurance Needs Assessment: Married With Children

When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.

Certain Uncertainties in Retirement

The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.

An Overview of Renter’s Insurance

Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.

You May Need to Make Estimated Tax Payments If…

Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.

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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.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

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

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

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It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial professional about changes in your situation.

The Cost of Procrastination

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

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

What Smart Investors Know

Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

Risk Tolerance: What’s Your Style?

Learn about what risk tolerance really means in this helpful and insightful video.

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