Our Services

“There are more investments options than just stocks, bonds and mutual funds.”


We work together with our clients to find the right financial products for their specific situations, and often it turns out that they are not all stocks, bonds and mutual funds. This is what truly sets us apart. We view a portfolio of stocks, bonds and mutual funds as falling into one investment category. If traditional investing was the only way to invest, then 2001 and 2008 would not have been so significantly disastrous for many. We work to diversify the portfolios of our clients so they have multiple types of investments and financial vehicles, and therefore achieve what we call “asset class diversification.”


We believe having a top-notch financial advisor, a tax planner (not a tax preparer) and a good attorney are essential for effective retirement planning. Those three pillars of estate planning are so connected that those individuals need to be talking to each other. In the Dixson Professional Center, we offer every element of the financial triangle although that does not mean you have to use these services as a client of Northwest Financial & Tax Solutions, Inc.


Investment Planning

  • Traditional & ROTH IRAs
  • 401(k), 403(b), PERS/TSP Rollover
  • Tax-efficient investing strategies
  • Principal protected savings strategies
  • College funding strategies

Income Strategies

  • Systematic income streams
  • Tax-efficient income models
  • Income longevity solutions

*Income strategies NW Financial & Tax Solutions creates utilize a variety of financial vehicles depending on the individuals unique needs. Vehicles may include securities and insurance vehicles.

Estate Planning Strategies

  • Estate tax reduction strategies
  • Life insurance and long-term care policy design
  • Gifting strategies to benefit your children/grandchildren

Business Planning

  • Business income tax reduction strategies


Alternative Investments


Life Insurance / Long-Term Care

  • Term life
  • Index Universal Life
  • Whole/Universal Life
  • Long-term care


1 Diversification does not ensure a profit or protect against loss.

Northwest Financial & Tax Solutions does not provide legal or estate planning advice. Always consult qualified legal/estate planning advisors concerning your own situation.

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