Solley Financial Services
Solley Financial Services is an independently owned wealth management firm with more than 30 years of dedicated personalized service to our clients. Our independence allows us to offer you an unbiased objective approach to serving your investment needs. Whether you are just starting to save for your future, or are a seasoned investor, Solley has the financial management experience to direct you towards reaching your objectives. We also offer financial and investment services through First Allied Securities, Inc. to business owners and their employees. Our commitment is to always provide unbiased advice, impeccable service, and diversified financial resources to serve your individual needs ... that's one benefit of an independent perspective.
Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Saving for College
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
What Is My Current Cash Flow?
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Investing with Your Heart
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Making a Charitable Contribution
There are benefits and limitations when you decide to donate stock.
Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
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.
The Financial Literacy Crisis
Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
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Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
How Compound Interest Works
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Tax Freedom Day
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
What Is My Current Net Worth?
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Contributing to an IRA?
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Comparing Mortgage Terms
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
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Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
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
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What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
What Smart Investors Know
Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Bursting the Bubble
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Perception vs. Reality
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Stay Safe with a B.O.P. At Your Back
Learn about the advantages of Business Owner Policies with this highly educational and fun animated video.