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We believe it's important to challenge the status quo, to approach planning differently~ Our fee-based and flat-fee firm offers personal and business wealth management services, including investment management and comprehensive financial planning, retirement services for individuals and businesses and specialized services such as social security income planning, long term care strategies, and tax and legacy planning. In addition to specializing in strategies for long term health care needs, the firm has long focused on holistic planning and is dedicated to creating customized financial and life strategies designed to help individuals to preserve their wealth while maximizing retirement income.  We take great pride in our unique process and service because we care deeply about our clients.  Our mission guides everything we do for, and with, our clients. 

We never deviate from our mission, to serve our clients' needs of wealth management, risk management, tax strategy, and legacy planning with integrity and stellar stewardship ~ the AERIE process enables us to work with multigenerational families and continue to grow, working with a special group of clients who best fit our services.  We know we can't be all things to all people, but we do strive to be everything to those who become our clients.


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National Ethics Association

National Ethics Association

We are committed to maintaining the highest standards of integrity and professionalism in our relationship with you, our client.

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BBB Accredited Business

BBB Accredited Business

Our A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau displays our trustworthiness and our commitment to satisfying the needs of our clients.

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IARFC Member

IARFC Member

As a member of the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants, we are trained to help our clients wisely "spend, save, invest, insure and plan for the future to achieve financial independence and peace of mind."

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Meet Our Team

Jennifer Tryzna

Jennifer Tryzna

Business Consultant

"Prince" Poodle

"Prince" Poodle

Company Mascot and Therapy Consultant

Ruikai(Rick)  Su

Ruikai(Rick) Su

Intern & Undergraduate Student in Finance&Math at UW-Madison

Wenchang (Wendy) Zhu

Wenchang (Wendy) Zhu

Intern & Graduate Student

Our Featured Professional Spotlight:

Tauni Koch at The Jefferson Independent Retirement Living

A Personal Portrait

Tauni Koch is from the great North West up by Mt. St. Helens in Washington State. She grew up on a 100 acre farm showing horses in 4-H, volunteered at nursing homes through junior high, high school and college. She was a cheerleader in high school, loved skiing Mt. Hood, Sun Valley and boating on the Columbia River with family. When Mt. St. Helens blew in 1980, her small farming town was hit hard with ash and everything closed down. As a high school student, it was very exciting as school was cancelled for several weeks while ash was cleaned up.

Tauni graduated from Montana State University with a Speech Communications degree and her second language is Sign Language. She proceeded to get  certified in CPR and went into teaching hearing impaired children and eventually moved to Los Angeles where she taught for a while. She met her husband in L.A. at Farmers Insurance Home Office where they worked and asked him out on a date. He said “yes” so 4 months later they got married and now have 3 great adult children. Two of her adult children are here in Madison and one lives in Portland, Oregon. They moved a lot with her husband’s job, from California to Pennsylvania and Baltimore, Maryland. Eventually they ended up here in Wisconsin, where her husband grew up, and now have been here happily for 15 years.

She started working as an LP officer at JCPenney where she kept the store safe by apprehending shoplifters and working with Madison Police at the West Towne Mall. She said it was a blast and she won awards for the most apprehensions in their district. She also volunteered at the Jefferson while working at JCP and knew THIS was what she was meant for! She loved working with seniors and was then offered a Sales job helping seniors find a new home here. She has been here over 12 years and started with 68 % occupancy and grew to 100%. She loves what she does for and with clients at the Jefferson, and if they aren’t the right fit for someone, she will give them suggestions of where to go because searching for senior living can be daunting and very emotional for the family.

Tauni developed and continues to host a monthly networking breakfast here for local businesses. She loves to help our local business folks make connections to grow their business, and share all that the Jefferson has to offer. You can come in anytime and taste the chef prepared meals for the networking breakfast!

To learn more about Tauni and the Jefferson Independent Retirement Living, please contact Tauni at:
Phone: (608) 358-1321

Company Site: 
https://holidayseniorliving.com/retirement-communities/holiday-jefferson-middleton-wi/


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Our fee-based firm offers personal wealth management services, including investment management and comprehensive financial planning, retirement services for individuals and businesses and specialized services such as social security income planning, long term care strategies, and tax and legacy planning. In addition to specializing in serving business owners, the firm has long focused on holistic planning and is dedicated to creating customized financial strategies designed to help individuals to preserve their wealth while maximizing retirement income.  We take great pride in our unique process and service because we care deeply about our clients.  Our belief guides everything we do for, and with, our clients. 

Everything we do at AERIE is about challenging the status quo~ We believe in thinking differently!

WHAT SETS AERIE Preferred Financial Group LLC APART FROM THE POOL FINANCIAL ADVISORS OUT THERE?

Our PROCESS is critical to accomplishing all of the things we value in our relationship with clients and helping them achieve..

We never deviate from our Philosophy ~ our processes enable us to work with multigenerational families and continue to grow, working with a special group of clients who best fit our services.

  • Unique set of qualifications and education
    • M.A., Ph.D., AIF, & RFC
    • Securities Licensed Series 6, 63 & 65
    • Life, Accident & Health Insurance Licences, Long-Term Care 
  • Locally owned with no big-company interests to fulfill
    • Able to offer an impressive variety of products and services
  • Client specialization
    • Baby Boomers, business owners, women, seniors
  • As an independent financial firm- We are passionate about changing your experience of retirement income planning, estate and trust planning, custom wealth services, and full-circle financial planning
  • As the founder- I believe everyone has the right to excellent advice and help when it comes to preserving their financial legacy and future
  • Since inception, AERIE has been on a mission to change the way you think and feel about your wealth building process
  • Transparency & Trust are the way we develop lasting relationships with our clients

You will realize these benefits over and over working with us!

How Do We Help?

LISTEN. UNDERSTAND. EDUCATE. ANALYZE. ADVISE. PRESERVE. GROW.

  • Dedicated to assisting with retirement strategies of all types
    • 401(k)s, Roth IRAs, Long Term Care, Tax Planning, & Social Security, Income planning, Estate Financial Planning;
  • Coordinating retirement accounts with other assets to:
    • Increase growth and preserve wealth
    • Facilitate tax-efficient transfers of wealth to next generations
  • Tax-efficient strategies for business owners and executives for retirement investing

As AERIE's founder, Laurie’s true uniqueness comes with her compassion. In addition to regularly mentoring interns since founding her practice, Laurie donates her time and resources by teaching and hosting seminars on multiple financial topics throughout the year. Combining this compassion with her education, experience, and Midwestern values, AERIE assists clients and businesses with developing their own plans for success in retirement. This process starts by simply assessing your current situation and identifying your goals, without sales pressure or product-hype. The advice you receive will increase your opportunities while mitigating risks.

As your Independent Advisor, We want to make a positive difference in your life by helping you make informed decisions about your money so that you can pursue your goals, avoid costly mistakes, and fulfill personal values. Let’s start today!

EXPERIENCE THE AERIE DIFFERENCE ~


Words of Wisdom

"Your Financial Future

~ Your Life's Legacy."

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Educational Seminars Regularly Offered:

Educational Seminars Regularly Offered:

Retirement Basics for Everyone
Investment Fundamentals
Social Security and How to Optimize Your Benefit

Estate Planning and Your Finances
How Secure is Your Nest Egg In The New Retirement?
Retirement Essentials for Women
Your Retirement $ Are Not Stuck For Life
Girl$ Just Want To Have Fund$

Conference Teaching:
Smart Money Women Conference 2014, Madison WI

Regular Presentations at UW-Madison, area Assisted Living and Independent Living Communities, Madison Area Libraries, Dane Co area Senior Centers.

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