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.
Traditional vs. Roth IRA
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
The Cost of Procrastination
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
What Is a 1035 Exchange?
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
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Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
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This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
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