Understanding Today's Financial Environment
Welcome to Strategic Wealth Advisors Group, an independent practice in Carlsbad, Ca. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. Welcome to objectivity, transparency & vigilance. With depth, focus, and a big-picture perspective, we help you manage your investments. Our expert team helps you keep your wealth growing and guarded—today, tomorrow, and onto the next generation.
We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether your goal is preparing for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.
Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life.
Our independence lets us choose from a wide array of investment options—and they’re selected because we believe they're right for you.Learn More
We believe fees and taxes are among the most detrimental influences on wealth accumulation.Learn More
We partner with you to responsibly, creatively, and efficiently build your wealth.Learn More
The Financial Literacy Crisis
Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
Four Steps to Valuing an Estate
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
Death is No Excuse
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.
When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.