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2153 Riverchase Office Road
Birmingham, AL 35244

Driskell Gray, Inc.

(205) 383 4227

 
Coaches Women and Retirement Ready for Retirement?

Driskell Gray is an independently owned financial services firm providing all of your investment services, retirement and financial planning needs.  

Please remember that technology and information are only one small part of the service we provide. We have not lost sight of the fact that human contact and personalized service are the most important part of what we do.

We want to emphasize that the one-on-one relationship that allows us to assess your unique financial needs and goals is our top priority.

We hope you find this site useful and look forward to a long, continued relationship.

 

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Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

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Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

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Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

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

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

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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There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

Bursting the Bubble

Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

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Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

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