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



As a client of Planning Alternatives, you are invited to attend our 2018 Photo Contest. Guests are welcome.


Thursday, September 20, 2018

LOCATION: The Detroit Zoo, Wildlife Interpretive Gallery and Butterfly House

Arrival Time: 6:00 p.m.

The Detroit Zoo gates will open for Photo Event guests promptly at 6:00 p.m.
Due to the Detroit Zoo’s public hours, they are unable to allow event guests into the park earlier.

EVENT HOURS: 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.




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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