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Dennis Prout is a respected voice in the world of finances and has been featured in local publications. These articles serve as a great catalyst for your own conversations. Please share with your friends and family.


Can the Kids Afford the Cottage? July 20, 2014

Traverse City Business News In this article Dennis teams up with Cottage Law attorney, Dan Penning, to provide insight and answers into the legal and tax implications of keeping the family cottage. An attorney and a financial advisor provide answers BY DAN A. PENNING AND DENNIS PROUT, CFP® Dan Penning, attorney, The Penning Group Advisors […]

The Inheritance Conversation June 14, 2014

Traverse City Record Eagle In this article Dennis outlines the major benefits of discussing your estate with your children sooner rather than later. In December I became a grandfather for the first time. This has been a profound experience for me. Shortly after my grandson Caleb’s birth, I decided it was time for the inheritance […]

MyRA April 20, 2014

Traverse City Record Eagle In this article Dennis delves deeper into the pros and cons of the MyRA, described by the Department of the Treasury as a new retirement savings account for individuals looking for a simple, safe, and affordable way to start saving. Some investors may question why they should consider a MyRA when so […]