First Year Baby Costs Calculator

First Year Baby Costs Calculator

How much do babies actually cost?  Use this calculator to determine the average cost of having a baby in their first year.  Planning for first year child costs is an important part of welcoming a baby into your home and having a plan to pay for your baby will help lessen the stress of being a new parent.  With offices in Zeeland, Jenison, Grand Rapids, and Ludington, Custer Financial Advisors is happy to help offer financial advice and financially plan for your newborn.  

Credit Card Debt Payoff Calculator

Credit Card Debt Payoff Calculator

How long will it take to payoff your credit card debt? Find out using this Credit Card Payoff Calculator and learn about the Dave Ramsey Debt Snowball method. Custer Financial Advisors is proud to serve the West Michigan area as a team of Dave Ramsey SmartVestor Pro’s. With offices in Zeeland, Ludington, Grand Rapids, and Jenison, one of our financial advisors will be happy to help you pursue financial freedom.

Thinking About Getting Married? Answer These Questions First!

Thinking About Getting Married?  Answer These Questions First!

Are we ready to get married?  Today's blog post offers important financial questions you should ask yourself and your significant other before getting engaged.  Determine whether or not you can make the financial aspect of your relationship work before getting married to help prevent stress about money later in your relationship.  With offices in Zeeland, Jenison, Grand rapids, and Ludington, Custer Financial Advisors helps couples and families talk about money and come up with a plan that works.  

3 Ways to Pay for Long-Term Care in Retirement

3 Ways to Pay for Long-Term Care in Retirement

For seniors, Medicare is a primary resource for financing medical care like hospital stays, skilled nursing, outpatient care, and medical equipment. While Medicare Parts A and B, also known as Original Medicare, don’t cover vision and dental care or prescriptions, seniors can supplement their policy with a low-cost Medicare Advantage plan to include these benefits.

Financial Planning for Parents: How to Get Started

Financial Planning for Parents: How to Get Started

      Whether you’re just embarking on the journey of parenthood or raising kids who’ll be off to college in a few years, it’s never too soon — or too late — to start financial planning. The key is to start, so here are some tips to help you on your way.

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.