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Portfolio Management

Process-driven, our disciplined investment process results in a portfolio specifically designed to meet your financial objectives. Learn More

Risk Management

We will analyze existing or needed coverage to protect your family or business’s years of investing and hard work. Learn more

Tax Planning

Proactive ideas as a result of a coordinated approach among professionals is just one example of how our clients benefit by our consideration of tax implications of their wealth plans. Learn more

Wealth Planning

Our disciplined, experienced team will help you identify and prioritize your objectives, creating a personalized plan. Learn more

Estate Planning

Our estate planning team is here to help you. Without an up-to-date estate plan, your life’s work may not pass to your heirs and desired charities in an efficient and effective manner. Learn more

Qualified Plan

Our seasoned team is prepared to help you reduce your qualified plan’s fiduciary risks, while educating your employees with strategies on preparing for retirement. Learn more

Personalized Wealth Management

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Equanimity Wealth Management’s mission is to gain a complete understanding of our clients’ dreams, aspirations, and time frames. It allows us to say: “This is what WE would do if we were YOU, based on our research, experience, and resources.” As one of the most experienced wealth management firms in East Lansing, Michigan, we have been serving affluent families, business owners, executives, and institutions for over 20 years. Our team is dedicated to providing the highest level of service for our local and national clients in financial planning, investment management, and qualified plan consulting. Contact us today and let Equanimity Wealth Management help you on your unique journey as you …find yours.™

Investment Management

Disciplined investment strategies are the foundation of our investment management process. Our time-tested strategies are designed to meet a variety of investment goals and objectives.

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Carson Institutional Alliance

Carson Institutional Alliance partners are growth-minded advisors wholly dedicated to helping clients reach a higher purpose for their wealth and design a lasting legacy for their families.

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Our Location

Equanimity Wealth Management is headquartered in East Lansing, Michigan with access to resources across the country. Contact us today to speak with a wealth advisor or financial professional.

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Insights

Equanimity Wealth Management’s team of professionals provide you with transparent and proactive communications to equip you with the knowledge you need. Read more

Market Commentary
Weekly Market Commentary April 24, 2017

In the thick of earnings season, markets swayed with a flurry of mixed reports from banks and industrials. For the week, the S&P 500 climbed 0.9%. The MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI), which includes U.S. and international stock markets, rose 0.6%, and the Bloomberg U.S. Aggregate Bond Index was unchanged. After a recent rally, oil fell sharply, dropping 7% last week. Read more

Blog
How to Set up a Trust

Published by Beth Schanou, Director of Wealth and Estate Planning

A trust can be a necessary tool for an estate plan. But, you may ask, what is a trust? Put very simply, a trust is created with a formal legal document to manage assets for beneficiaries. The trust is created by a person called the Settlor or Grantor, and a Trustee is appointed to follow the rules of the trust for management of the trust and its assets for the beneficiaries’ benefit. Read more

2017 Q2 Market Outlook Video
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2017 2nd Quarter Outlook Video

Your Carson Institutional Alliance Investment Committee discusses market updates from the past quarter and provides an outlook on the upcoming quarter. Contact us to speak with a Wealth Advisor. Read more

Monthly Newsletter
April Monthly Newsletter: 86% of Americans Are Stressed ...

A recent, nationwide survey of approximately 1,000 adults found that 86% of those surveyed indicated they are experiencing stress relating to their finances.[1]  Why is this important? According to that same survey, nearly half of those who indicated they are experiencing financial stress believe their stress hinders their ability to make financial decisions. Read more

News
3 Key Financial Events to Watch In 2017

Published By Brett Carson

Last year saw financial markets alternating between an uneasy calm and turbulence, with 2017 expecting much of the same. Developed markets are facing a paradigm shift as the U.K. initiates its exit from the European Union and the United States’ transition to the Trump administration brings political and policy risks to the fore. Read more

Infographic
Long-Term Care

Do you know someone who has recently been dignosed with dementia or is currently living with this disease? Watching a loved one lose their independence, memories and financial well-being is very difficult. It’s important to know there are many resources and tools available to you. This infographic shares 10 ways you can help your loved ones financially prepare for the impact of dementia. Read more

Whitepaper
Long-Term Care

Our goal is to make your life easier. Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia can be highly stressful for caregivers and family members. Providing answers on how to financially prepare for these conditions is one way we can help. Read this guide for tips on how to prepare for the physical, financial and emotional impact of Alzheimer’s or dementia.

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    Blog post
  • How to Set up a Trust

    Published by Beth Schanou, Director of Wealth and Estate Planning

    A trust can be a necessary tool for an estate plan. But, you may ask, what is a trust? Put very simply, a trust is created with a formal legal document to manage assets for beneficiaries. The trust is created by a person called the Settlor or Grantor, and a Trustee is appointed to follow the rules of the trust for management of the trust and its assets for the beneficiaries’ benefit. Read more

    Weekly Market Commentary
  • Weekly Market Commentary April 17, 2017

    Geopolitics, earnings and inflation news dominated the global investment environment this week. While earnings news was generally positive, higher geopolitical risk and inflation helped push U.S. markets lower. The S&P 500 fell 1.1% through Thursday and the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 1.0%. The NASDAQ slid 1.2%. Read more


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