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Founder, President and CEO,
Northwest Financial and Tax Solutions
Jeff Dixson is the founder, president and CEO of Northwest Financial and Tax Solutions, Inc. He hosts a weekly radio show, "The Jeff Dixson Show: The Retirement Coach," and is the author of "Winning the Retirement Game." As a financial adviser and insurance professional, Dixson believes in preservation of principal and using strategic financial vehicles to generate growth and income. He has been married to his wife, Brenda, for more than 41 years and has three grown children and seven grandchildren.
There are no crystal balls to predict your lifespan. The real work begins after you’ve given your adviser a reasoned expectation. You can structure a good plan from there.
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