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As CFP® professionals we've undergone rigorous education and training and stand ready to provide the advice you need to reach your financial goals.

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Welcome to Advanced Retirement Strategies

Over the past 30+ years we've been in this business, we've seen multiple market cycles, new legislation, a world-wide pandemic, and more. While we don't know what tomorrow will bring, we do know there are ways to prepare for whatever comes next. This is what ARS is all about.

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Many financial professionals can talk to you about your investments. That’s not hard to find. But most financial professionals and personal retail accounts simply don’t have access to the investment resources our team has.

For example, while working, resources for your investments are often limited to the company plan, the administrator, and options within that plan. As you prepare for and then transition into retirement, a different investment process is needed. We’ve found that the likelihood of success is significantly increased through a combination of institutional investments, outcome-based planning, and creating clear upside and downside parameters.

"Our job here at Advanced Retirement Strategies is to help clients who have spent a lifetime accumulating assets protect, allocate, and distribute those assets in order to remain financially independent."

- Russ Hodgson, CFP®
President, Managing Principle

Meet the Team

The Team Behind Advanced Retirement Strategies

Russ Hodgson, CFP®

President & Managing Principal,
Private Wealth Advisor

Joe Pond, CFP®

Investment Portfolio Strategist,
Private Wealth Advisor

Wendi Lyn Jensen

Executive Director,
Client Services Manager

Complimentary Portfolio Inspection

Increased Returns.
Less Risk. Lower Taxes.

Request a free forensic examination of your retirement plan and investment portfolio today and become our next success story.

Free Retirement Review and Investment Portfolio Audit

As regulated, fee-based fiduciary advisors we succeed as you reach your financial targets, not based upon commissions. We succeed as you succeed. If you’d like to understand how we can help you, consider scheduling a free, no-risk, zero-pressure discovery consultation.

From our clients

What it's like to work with us

With the advanced strategies and proven processes we’ve developed, it’s no surprise that our clients are raving about Advanced Retirement Strategies.

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Access our newly released interactive videos complete with complementary ebooks designed to help you get educated, make more intelligent decisions, and take charge of your financial future.

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Latest Industry Updates

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May 2020 Market Update

This last quarter has been extremely volatile due to COVID-19. We’ve seen the fastest 30% drop in history, runs on toilet paper at the grocery store, and quarantine nationwide.

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