Melissa Myers, CFP®

(231) 733-1166

The Key to Your Financial Future

The key to your financial future is that you do more than think about your money.  You need to make decisions about your money.

TODAY. 

Procrastination is the enemy of wealth.  Every day you wait, could be hurting your financial future.

Are you at all concerned about:

  • Building and managing your wealth?
  • Running out of money in retirement?
  • Being able to maintain your lifestyle?
  • Overspending?
  • The suitability of your investments?
  • The financial responsibility of caring for loved ones now or in the future?
  • Leaving a financial legacy?
  • Missed opportunities?
  • Making and repeating your money mistakes?
  • Paying more than your fair share of taxes?
  • Becoming a burden on your family?

 If you answered "yes" to even one of these questions, contact Melissa Myers, CFP® today.

Plan.  Implement.  Manage.




 

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