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We are now a preferred vendor for Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation 403(b)s. 


(Scott Oliphant and Gabriel Thomas are Dave Ramsey's Investing ELP's for southeast Indiana)

Welcome to Alpha Financial Services (AFS)! We are a independent investment firm that provides a wide range of services from investing, life insurance, to estate planning. Whether you need to rollover your old 401k or 403b, or put together a estate planning strategy to transfer your wealth with minimal tax consequences, we're here to help. In addition to helping you grow your assets, we are also well versed in protecting them through various products and strategies. Alpha Financial Services has been helping people in south central Indiana since 2004. 

We at AFS pride ourselves in our ability to teach our clients about the realms of investing because we have the heart of a teacher just as Dave recommends. Please give us a call to see why Dave Ramsey has been recommending us in the area since 2005.  


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Helpful Content

A Look at Diversification

A Look at Diversification

Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.

When to Self-Insure

When to Self-Insure

Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?

Is a SEP-IRA Right for Your Business?

Is a SEP-IRA Right for Your Business?

For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.


What You Should Do About Insurance Following a Divorce

In the face of divorce, making changes to insurance coverage may be overlooked.

Will Power

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

Estate Management Checklist

Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.

A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses

Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.

Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.

Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time

Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.

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Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

The Facts About Income Tax

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

Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, covering how bond laddering works.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

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

Should I Invest In REITs?

Are Real Estate Investment Trusts right for your portfolio?

Sit, Stay, Rollover: A Guide to IRA Rollovers

If you have a 401(k) with a former employer, you may want to consider an IRA rollover.

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