We are a comprehensive wealth management firm based in Traverse City, Michigan and serving clients all over the country. We seek to build long-lasting relationships with clients who share our philosophy of thorough planning and disciplined investment management.
Wealth management isn’t just for the ultra-wealthy. Our clients are hardworking, forward thinkers who want to build stable, independent financial futures and are willing to partner with a team of professionals.
We seek to be our clients’ Chief Financial Officer, a trusted confidante who provides ongoing guidance for every major financial issue they face. By offering an extraordinary level of personal service and continuous follow-up, we let our clients get back to living life comfortable in the knowledge that we are looking after the details.
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The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
How Income Taxes Work
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.
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Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.