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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

Protecting Your Home Against Flood Loss

Protecting Your Home Against Flood Loss

Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.

A House Divided

A House Divided

By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.

Protection Against Uninsured Drivers

Protection Against Uninsured Drivers

You’re hit by an uninsured driver. Now what? Are you protected against financial losses?

 

Looking to Improve Your Financial Future?

Consolidating financial accounts onto one platform can help you spell out a clearer financial future.

Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy

Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.

Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement

Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.

TIPS for Inflation

If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.

The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.

Budgeting After a Divorce

Divorce is the second most stressful time in a person's life. Here's some tips to get through it.

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

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

Annuity Comparison

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

My Retirement Savings

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

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.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Saving for Retirement

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

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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When the Unexpected Becomes Reality

Disability happens to more people, more often than you may think, and it lasts longer, too.

The Rule of 72

Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

Bursting the Bubble

Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?

Forecast

The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.

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