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"Using Our Experience To Make A Difference For You"

Kuipers Advisors is a Kalamazoo based organization that has been helping our clients reach their financial goals and delivering employee benefits for more than forty years.  It is our experience that makes a difference for you.

As part of the Cetera Advisors LLC broker/dealer network, we represent all of the financial providers necessary to pursue your goals.

In addition to the financial services, we are also an independent insurance agency, representing the premier insurers in the West Michigan market. 

Kuipers Advisors is dedicated to providing excellent customer service.  Our team consists of licensed and registered professionals to provide fixed and variable investments along with employee benefit programs to meet your changing needs.


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We are focused on helping you reach your personal and financial goals while providing you with the highest level of customer service through regular client communication and our dedication to client satisfaction.

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