Fee-Only Financial Planning Services

Planning Within Reach offers a selection of financial planning services designed to meet the individual needs of our clients. Whether you’re a working professional or head of a family with young children, our approach will help you make the most of your savings, enhance your cash flow situation and provide a clear-cut direction for the future financial well-being of you and your loved ones. All for one flat rate project fee per engagement.

Services Comprehensive Financial Plan

Full financial planning looking at all areas of your financial lives. Learn More >>

Services Newlywed Financial Plan

After you say "I Do", don't have a financial "No Clue" Learn More >>

Services Get On Track Planning

A proven plan for paying down debt. Learn More >>

Services Annual Reviews

Annual update for our previous planning clients looking for a check-up or new analysis. Learn More >>

Services Tax Preparation

Tax planning and preparation for individuals and families. Learn More >>


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5 Myths About Credit Scores for Newlyweds

My Newlywed clients often ask me about how their credit score changes when they get married. I am sharing some of the typical myths I hear and discussing how your credit score is really affected by getting married or divorced. Myth 1: We have a joint credit score as a couple. Credit scores are calculated and given on an individual basis. When you get married, your credit scores do not get merged into one joint score. You will each remain... Read More

Allowances for Children

Age 5 is a common age when parents start thinking about issuing an allowance to children.   The goal with an allowance is to teach children about personal finance and delayed gratification.  Children who practice delayed gratification tend to be more successful in life.  Thankfully, this is a skill that can be acquired with practice.   You may choose to tie the allowance to chores, or not.  There are two schools of thought on the topic, which you can read about here.  Personally, I... Read More