Financial Protection for the Future
The future of retirement has vastly changed over the years. Your retirement will likely be different than your parents’ or grandparents’. With market volatility and Social Security uncertainty, it’s critical that you select investment solutions designed to mitigate risk and consider products that can guarantee a steady income that lasts throughout retirement.*
At Rhodes & Associates, we understand the challenges people face as they prepare for retirement. We specialize in insurance, annuities, and other risk management services and solutions that may help clients preserve their wealth. Based in Macomb Township, Michigan, we serve individuals, families, and business owners across the country.
*Income guarantees on fixed annuities are contingent on the claims paying ability of the issuing insurance company.
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Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
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Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
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