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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.

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.  

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.  

Retirement Options for Michigan Public School Teachers

Retirement Options for Michigan Public School Teachers

The Pension Plus plan and the 403(b) option are two of the retirement options currently available to Michigan Public School teachers and educators.  Deciding which retirement plan is right for you can be a challenge.  Today's blog post is for Michigan public school teachers and takes a look at the differences in retirement plans.  With offices in Zeeland, Jenison, Ludington, and Grand Rapids, Custer Financial is proud to offer financial advice to Michigan teachers and can even help you manage your school retirement plan.  

Retirement Cost Calculator

Retirement Cost Calculator

How much does retirement cost and when do I have enough money to retire? Deciding when to retire is an important decision that requires knowing how much money you will need in retirement.  Use this Retirement Cost Calculator to determine what you might need to retire.  With offices in Zeeland, Jenison, Grand Rapids, and Ludington, Custer Financial Advisors is happy to help people in West Michigan understand their retirement options.  

Retirement and Investment Calculator

Retirement and Investment Calculator

How much money could your investment be worth in a certain number of years?  If you start investing in the stock market today, what could your money be worth in retirement?  Use this Retirement and Investment Calculator to get an idea of what your money might grow to in the future and get some inspiration to start investing today.  With offices in Zeeland, Jenison, Grand Rapids, and Ludington, Custer Financial Advisors is happy to help you get started investing.