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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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