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Diversified Financial Concepts is a comprehensive financial services firm committed to helping you improve your long-term financial success. Our customized programs strive to grow, and conserve your wealth by delivering an unprecedented level of personalized service.

We encourage you to explore our site and learn more about the services we provide. Should you have any questions or would like more information on our firm, please feel free to email us at edward.dublis@lpl.com or call us at (616) 551-5780. We have offices in several locations. We look forward to hearing from you.

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We educate our clients and take the mystery out of investing, insurance, estate conservation, and preserving wealth.

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Volunteering in Retirement

Volunteering in Retirement

For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.

Perception vs. Reality

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

Death is No Excuse

Death is No Excuse

The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.

 

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

Making Sense of U.S. Household Net Worth

A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.

Variable Universal Life Insurance

Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.

The Value of Insuring Against Life’s Risks

Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.

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Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

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

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

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

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

Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

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