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Once Upon a Goal Surprise! You’ve Got Money! When the Unexpected Becomes Reality RE: Retirement

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

Travel, Without the Baggage

Travel, Without the Baggage

Tips to avoid checking in luggage on your next vacation.

Test Your Life Insurance Knowledge

Test Your Life Insurance Knowledge

How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?

Four Great, Unexpected Places to Raise a Family

Four Great, Unexpected Places to Raise a Family

Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.

 

Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President

The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.

What Is a Stretch IRA?

If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.

How Will You Be Remembered?

Estate planning is one of the best ways to leave a lasting legacy to your loved ones.

Social Security: Maximizing Benefits

There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.

Will Power

Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.

Investing with Your Heart

For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.

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Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

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

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

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.

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Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?

From Boats to Brokers

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

The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

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