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.
Retiring the 4% Rule
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill
How long does a $20 bill last?
The Half Million Dollar Baby
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.
Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
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.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.