College Cost and Savings Calculator

College Cost and Savings Calculator

How much does college actually cost and what do I need to do to be able to help pay for school?  Get an idea of the cost of education with this College Cost Calculator so you can start to plan for college savings.  With offices in Zeeland, Jenison, Grand Rapids, and Ludington, Custer Financial Advisors is happy to help families save for college.  

401(k) or Roth IRA? A Guide to Retirement Accounts

401(k) or Roth IRA? A Guide to Retirement Accounts

What is the difference between a 401(k) and a Roth IRA? Should I choose a traditional or Roth Retirement option? What are the advantages of my work retirement plan? Understanding the different types of retirement accounts and deciding what is best for you are important decisions. Proud to offer financial advice to West Michigan, Custer Financial Advisors has offices in Zeeland, Jenison, Grand Rapids, and Ludington and is happy to help you decide what retirement plan is suitable for you.

Recently Graduated? Important Steps to Take Today on Your Way to Financial Freedom

Recently Graduated?  Important Steps to Take Today on Your Way to Financial Freedom

Did you just graduate from college and need help knowing what you should do with money?  You're not alone, follow these steps to get started on a financial plan after graduation.  Make the most of your twenties and create a budget and plan that will help you manage money.  With offices in Grand Rapids, Jenison, Ludington, and Zeeland, Custer Financial Advisors is happy to help millennials manage their money.  

 

Two Retirement Plans for New Teachers

 Two Retirement Plans for New Teachers

Michigan Public School Teachers have different retirement options to choose from.  Often referred to as "Pension Plus" and 403(b) options, educators need to decide which is right for them within 90 days of starting at their new job.  We are here to help teachers decide which retirement plan they should use.  With offices in Zeeland, Jenison, Grand Rapids, and Ludington, Custer Financial is proud to offer financial planning to West Michigan.  

Understanding a Mortgage Loan

Understanding a Mortgage Loan

How do I get a mortgage?  What are the steps of the mortgage process?  Understanding mortgages and how they work is an important part of the home-buying process.  Our guest writer, an experienced mortgage lender, walks you through the mortgage process.  With offices in Zeeland, Jenison, Grand Rapids, and Ludington, Custer Financial Advisors is happy to offer financial advice to West Michigan.  

10 Steps of the Home Buying Process

10 Steps of the Home Buying Process

Todays guest writer, and experienced mortgage lender, helps you understand the steps of the home buying process.  From finding a realtor to getting the mortgage that's right for you, it's important you have the right help when buying a home.  With offices in Zeeland, Jenison, Grand Rapids, and Ludington, Custer Financial Advisors is happy to offer financial advice to West Michigan.  

8 Money Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

8 Money Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

This year, pick a money resolution you can stick to and pursue small changes over time.  Make and stick to a budget, figure out your credit score, get rid of unnecessary expenses, or any of our 8 money resolutions you can actually keep.  With offices in Zeeland, Jenison, Grand Rapids, and Ludington, Custer Financial is proud to offer financial advice to West Michigan.  

A Beginner's Guide to Health Insurance: Types of Health Insurance Policies

A Beginner's Guide to Health Insurance: Types of Health Insurance Policies

What are the different kinds of health insurance policies and how do I decide which one is right for me?  Understanding health insurance is an important but sometimes difficult task.  At Custer Financial, we're pleased to be able to offer financial help to West Michigan with offices in Grand Rapids, Jenison, Zeeland, and Ludington.