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A Balanced Approach to Insurance and Investing

Welcome to Financial Balance Group, a financial organization in Rockville, Maryland. We believe that the common approach to financial planning does not work. Instead of increasing risk by chasing a rate of return, we strive to help build your future by protecting what you have, and then use tried and true products and strategies to minimize taxes, risk, and enhance wealth. 

Our professionals have decades of experience in helping you prepare for retirement, college planning, insurance planning, or just getting, and staying, financially organized so that you can make clear decisions.

Individual Planning

We use uncommon techniques to show you how to protect what you have and grow your wealth.

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Business Planning

Develop strategies that work for both your personal and business life.

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Investment Planning

Guidance to ensure a well-diversified tax advantaged portfolio that lasts throughout retirement.

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Yours, Mine and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriages

Yours, Mine and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriages

Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.

What's So Great About a Rollover?

What's So Great About a Rollover?

Making a career move requires tough decisions, not the least of which is what to do with the funds in your retirement plan.

Choosing a Retirement Plan that Fits Your Business

Choosing a Retirement Plan that Fits Your Business

To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.

 

What the New Tax Bill Means for You

What does the Tax Reform and Jobs Act mean for you?

A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned

Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.

Stop Wasting Money

One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.

Your Paycheck and You: A Love Story

Are you showing your paycheck the love it deserves?

Market View Update - September 2016

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, Nasdaq, and S&P 500 have all hit record highs in recent weeks.

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Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

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

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

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