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Planning For Your Whole Life

At Jay Greer & Co., we strive to simplify and strengthen your financial life. Our philosophy is simple: planning should inspire clarity, not confusion. In addition to growing and protecting your wealth, we are committed to helping you secure every area of your financial situation, from understanding your Social Security choices to selecting the right credit card and everything in between.  Our goal is to help you plan and invest in a way that gives you the opportunity to enjoy the life you want today and in the future.

Since 1987, we have partnered with clients in all stages of life. One of our primary areas of expertise is in helping investors navigate life transitions such as divorce, retirement, or loss of a loved one, and build confidence in their future. As a defining feature of our firm, we manage money for a predetermined, agreed-upon annual fee. Our freedom from selling any products keeps your best interests at the heart of everything we do.

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