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Welcome, we are Alliance Financial Group, a full-service financial and estate planning firm in Mid-Michigan.  What makes us different?  We build strong, long-term relationships with our client partners.  They benefit from our professional relationships with top attorneys, CPA’s, and portfolio managers.  We strive to earn the “trusted advisor” status that allows our clients to receive all the information they may need for retirement, college savings, or estate protection decisions all in one place.

Our firm is 100% independent and not owned by, nor affiliated with, any bank, insurance company or mutual fund family.  This allows us to offer objective, unbiased advice without any hidden agenda or conflict of interest. Our team has many years of experience in financial services.  We help educate you in terms you understand, as well as address your concerns about today’s volatile markets.  We look forward to working with you through all stages of life.

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Serving Families & Individuals

We can help take some of the mystery out of preparing for your financial future.

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Financial Planning & Legal Documents

We Provide Investment Strategies, Income Solutions, and ways to protect your estate from Probate, Inflation, Taxation and Nursing Home Depletion.

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Investment Strategies

We teach how to overcome the Anxiety of Retirement by providing Security, Consistency, and Predictability to their Retirement Income, no matter what the Stock Market or tax brackets do.

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Helpful Content

When to Self-Insure

When to Self-Insure

Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?

Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security

Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security

When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?

The Fed and How It Got That Way

The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

 

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Young and Single

Even if you’re young and single, you should still consider protecting yourself.

Gap Insurance for Leased Cars

If you’re thinking of leasing a new car, then you shouldn’t forget about gap insurance.

The Half Million Dollar Baby

The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.

Planning for the Expected

You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.

Get Paid for Going Green

Those looking into environmentally minded home modifications may get a boost from Uncle Sam’s tax incentives.

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Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

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Should I Invest in Gold?

Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.

RE: Retirement

How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

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