A Successful Journey

With preparation, determination and navigation, a trip becomes an adventure – both enjoyable and exhilarating. Planning Alternatives provides expertise and resources to help you fulfill your aspirations and arrive at your financial destination.

Wealth Planning

We listen to your goals, concerns and vision for financial independence. We then design a plan to get there.

Portfolio Management

We build globally diversified multi-asset class portfolios designed for long-term durability.

Experienced Advisors

We provide ongoing advice and guidance – helping you navigate life’s challenges and opportunities.

Planning Solutions – Identify Your Challenge

outlook 2018

Join us as we share timely insights on the economy, markets, and financial planning strategies in the midst of our constantly changing environment.



An overview of the recent tax law changes and what they mean to you.

Our outlook for the economy and financial markets. Can growth continue?

Informative trends, strategies, and planning tips for 2018.


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Troy, Michigan
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Naples, Florida
Tuesday, February 6

Sarasota, Florida
Wednesday, February 7



Planning Alternatives Wins the 2016 Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
National Trailblazer Impact Award™


Recognized for Entrepreneurial Spirit, Drive to Advance the Independent Financial Advisory Industry.



When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easier. — ROY DISNEY

Why Planning Alternatives?


Founded in 1982 as an independent advisory firm, Planning Alternatives serves as a fiduciary advisor – looking out for clients’ best interest with skill, care and passion. Our strategies are time-tested, our team is experienced, and wealth management is what we know.


There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.— Colin Powell

Advice Based On What’s Best For You

As fiduciaries we provide objective advice to help you reach your goals.

A Transparent Fee Structure

Our fee-for-service approach is easy to understand and fully disclosed.

An Experienced Team To Guide You

We coordinate your financial plan with your entire team of advisors – making sure everyone is working together to help you achieve your goals.

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