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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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Helpful Content

18 Years Worth of Days

18 Years Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?

The Most Overlooked Item of Any Home Improvement

The Most Overlooked Item of Any Home Improvement

The item most homeowners forget on their home improvement project checklist is insurance.

The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores

The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores

What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?

 

All Under One Roof

Consolidating your assets onto one platform can reap multiple benefits.

Tips for Finding Care for Your Special-Needs Child

The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.

Father Knows Best

Financial behaviors you learned from dad may be influencing your own confidence in managing money.

You Would Rather Be...

Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.

When to Self-Insure

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

Retirement Traps to Avoid

Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.

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Annuity Comparison

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

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

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Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.

Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.

Ready for Retirement?

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

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.

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