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.
How to Make the Tax Code Work for You
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
Trends in Charitable Giving
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
Can Group, Private Disability Policies Work Together?
Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
Do you know where the idea of “retirement” comes from?
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
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In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
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