Start planning today... so you may enjoy your tomorrows.

Ascend Planning & Consulting, LLC can help you develop your customized retirement plan.

Are you meeting your Fiduciary requirements for your Qualified Retirement Plan?

At Ascend Planning & Consulting, LLC, we can act as co-fiduciaries and provide you with the confidence to say “Yes”.

While you are working in your business…

Let Ascend Planning & Consulting, LLC assist you to work on your business

Is my family financially secure if something happens to me or my business?

If you are not certain of the answer to this question, Ascend Planning & Consulting, LLC can help.

Enhancing Financial Decision Making

Enhancing Financial Decision Making℠

Ascend Planning & Consulting, LLC

Bringing together years of experience
in wealth and risk management,

as well as benefit planning for businesses and professional practices.

Serving individuals, families, and businesses throughout the United States.

For Individuals & Families

For Businesses

Wealth Strategies


  • Financial Planning
  • Wealth Management Strategies
  • Estate Analysis
  • Education Funding


  • Insurance Review & Analysis
  • Retirement Planning
  • Retirement Income Distribution Planning
business strategies


  • Succession Planning
  • Key Person Programs
  • Employee Benefits
Executive Retirement


  • Qualified Retirement Plans & Co-Fiduciary Services
  • Executive Benefits & Deferred Compensation Plans

Customized strategies and sophisticated planning to meet your personal and business needs

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Simplifying the responsibilities of
Qualified Plan Fiduciaries

A Team of Professionals

Enhancing Financial Decision Making℠

Our professionals have many industry-recognized credentials. From the CFP® credential, the industry’s gold standard of excellence for competent and ethical financial planning, to the Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®), the Ascend Planning & Consulting, LLC team brings a wealth of industry knowledge and experience.

Our commitment to our clients.
As co-fiduciaries to your employer-sponsored retirement plan, we act in the best interests of our clients with the support of Equitable Advisors — which may limit your fiscal responsibility and liability from Department of Labor (DOL) audits and subsequent fines.

Dedicated to educating our clients and keeping them informed of the ever-changing financial world. To accomplish this, we believe in continued education for our team of professionals, so that they may offer you the advice and support to help you achieve your short- and long-term goals.

Our process includes consistently evaluating our client’s financial needs to help ensure they are getting the most value from our service. We reach out regularly to make sure you are getting the service and attention you deserve.

Helpful Resources

Ascend has compiled a comprehensive library of helpful resources to assist you in navigating the waters of financial planning and business strategy. Find and download seminar notes, helpful tips and guides for free.

Common Mistakes in Retirement Planning

Common Mistakes in Retirement Planning

Introduction: Planning for retirement is a crucial step in securing a financially stable future. However, many individuals make avoidable mistakes that can negatively impact their retirement years. In this article, we will explore several common mistakes people make when it comes to retirement planning and provide actionable advice on how to prevent them. By understanding and avoiding these pitfalls, individuals can enhance their chances of achieving a comfortable retirement lifestyle.

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The Benefits of Financial Planning for Young Families

The Benefits of Financial Planning for Young Families

Financial planning plays a crucial role in the lives of young families, providing them with a solid foundation for a secure and prosperous future. By implementing effective financial strategies, young families can navigate through various stages of life with...

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Medicare Seminar Q & A Supplement

Medicare Seminar Q & A Supplement

Please review, and if desired, download and share the attached summary. The attached information has been furnished by a third-party and is being provided to you for your general information. John Hancock is not an affiliate of Equitable Advisors, LLC (Equitable...

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