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Michael Reese, CFP®

Founder and Principal, Centennial Advisors LLC

Phone: 512.265.5000

Michael Reese, CFP®, CLU, ChFC, CTS is the founder and principal of Centennial Advisors LLC, with offices in Austin, Texas and Traverse City, Michigan.

Michael's vision is to help American retirees "re-think" how they manage their financial portfolios during their retirement years. His focus is to help retirees enjoy financial security in any economy, something that he believes is sorely lacking in today's financial world.

Latest Features

January 2020

Why Your 401(k) Is a Tax Trap (and What You Should Do)

Just about every financial expert I know advises savers to contribute to their company’s 401(k) plan — at least enough to receive the employer’s matching contribution. I can’t argue any differently. ...

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Building Wealth
December 2019

Are You Working with a Retirement Specialist?

Many financial planners are great at managing investments but fall far short on other critical areas of retirement planning. Is your planner equipped to go the distance?

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Building Wealth
August 2019

5 Reasons a 401(k) May Be the Worst Account to Have in Retirement

That massive 401(k) nest egg that you're so proud of comes with some serious baggage. Here are five major cons of these accounts and a couple of alternatives to consider instead.

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Building Wealth
September 2016

The Best Bond Alternative No One Is Talking About

Fixed indexed annuities may provide the steady income and stability that bonds aren't providing these days.

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Building Wealth
June 2016

Is a 401(k) Really the Best Way to Save for Retirement?

I think it's better to pay taxes on your retirement savings while you are working, than to pay later when you are retired.

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