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Your Retirement Journey Begins Here...

Citizen Advisory Group is a comprehensive retirement planning firm that helps Northwest Ohio’s soon to be retired and retired residents effectively plan for and prepare for life’s greatest journey. As your retirement  guides, allow our team to help you:

  • Protect and preserve your retirement savings and investments
  • Create an income plan for retirement
  • Structure health care medical coverage through Medicare
  • Plan for long-term care medical needs
  • Develop and implement an estate plan

In today’s new and challenging economic environment, you must not only save and invest strategically in order to retire, but you must also take distributions from your accounts during retirement in the most efficient manner as well. Count on us as your retirement guides to help you get to and through your golden years.





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