As a Western Federal Credit Union member, you have access to assistance from experienced Financial Consultants through Western Members' Financial Services. Our Financial Consultants develop ongoing personal relationships with their clients to help guide them through the financial planning process at every life stage, as well as provide alternative savings options.
Our extensive line of investment services includes:
- Full Financial Planning and Analysis
Our experienced Financial Consultants will evaluate your current savings, insurance and investment portfolio to create a personalized plan that works toward achieving your financial goals.
- Retirement Planning
We'll discuss your retirement goals and strategies that may help you generate income for retirement.
- Estate Planning
A well-organized plan may help you protect your assets and reduce estate taxes so you can leave as much as possible to your beneficiaries.
- Education Savings Plan
Learn more about tax-advantaged accounts for school and college savings.
- Mutual Funds, Annuities, IRAs, Stocks and Bonds
Our Financial Consultants can explain the advantages and disadvantages of various investment products to help determine which may be right for you.
We invite you to explore our website and begin investing in your financial future today by scheduling a complimentary consultation with your Financial Consultant.
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Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
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Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
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Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
If you have a family that relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
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Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.