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Personal Financial Strategies, Inc. is a financial planning firm dedicated to serving the needs of people who are nearing retirement or already retired. We provide flat-fee financial planning, as well as a complete menu of investment and insurance products to our clients, delivered in a caring, friendly and comfortable environment.

What we offer is experience plus concern and compassion, delivered to each and every client on an individual basis to help you achieve a healthy financial future.

Our typical client is 55 to 65 years old, and has a financial net worth of $500,000 to $3,000,000. Our clients tend to have the following concerns and issues:

 - Is our current investment portfolio suitable as we transition into retirement?

 - Can we potentially lower the risk of our investment portfolio?

 - Do investments other than the stock market make sense for us?

 - Are annuities a good investment for income-oriented clients? What are the differences between fixed annuities, index annuities and variable annuities?

 - Is long-term care insurance a good investment, and do we really need it? How much does it cost?

 - Is a Roth IRA Conversion a good idea for us? What are the potential income tax costs if we do a Roth Conversion? Are there intelligent investment strategies to pay the conversion tax?

 - The great majority of our financial net worth is in retirement accounts. How can we take money out of these accounts in the most tax-efficient manner?

 - We are very concerned about rising income taxes. How can we potentially lower our income taxes?

 -  We have heard that leaving retirement accounts to children and grandchildren as a legacy asset may be a bad idea. What should we do instead of leaving IRA’s and 401(k)’s to our beneficiaries?