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Welcome to Winsett Financial Group

I'm Pat Winsett, a financial professional and owner of Winsett Financial Group. We have been in business locally for 20+ years. We have recently opened a second location in Madison to better serve our clients. Our areas of expertise include financial advising, tax preparation (for both individuals and businesses), and bookkeeping for small business owners. Whether your goal is saving for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses on your financial goals and objectives. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement and we're here to help.

Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and help you prepare for the future. We look forward to working with you.

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Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive

Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive

Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.

Perception vs. Reality

Perception vs. Reality

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

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.


When to Self-Insure

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

Choosing a Business Structure

Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.

Rebalancing Your Portfolio

Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.

The Financial Literacy Crisis

Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.

Understanding Long-Term Care

Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.

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What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

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

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Annuity Comparison

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

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Tax Management Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

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The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

An Arm and a Leg

A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.

Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

Social Security: By the Numbers

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

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

From Boats to Brokers: A History of the Stock Market

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall St., the stock market has a long and storied history.

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