How to Build Your Financial House From the Foundation Up

When you draw up your financial blueprint, you’ll want the result to weather economic storms, risks that come with aging and other changes in your life.

A woman and man wearing hard hats look at blueprints in a house that's being built.
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If you’re a fan of home improvement shows, you know how this goes: The clients, usually a couple hoping to build, buy or renovate a home, are mostly focused on the aesthetics — the kitchen countertops, the bathroom tile, the light fixtures, the wainscoting.

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Andrew Drufke
Partner, Creative Financial Group

Andrew Drufke is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA©) and partner at Indianapolis-based Creative Financial Group. He uses his experience to guide his clients through all aspects of retirement planning, including understanding their Social Security benefits, Medicare choices, investing and tax and income planning. Andrew has a bachelor’s degree from Illinois State University.