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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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There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition waiting to claim them.

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Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

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

Perception vs. Reality

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

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