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Our Philosophy

When you work with us, we help you structure a retirement income plan that reduces stress and anxiety so you can enjoy life in retirement.

Through the Triplett-Westendorf PT5 Retirement Planning Process, and your commitment to following principled planning we’ll help you clearly define priorities, identify any weak areas, and build a stronger more precise set of plans to guide you towards your individual definition of financial success.

As a fee-based investment advisory firm, Triplett-Westendorf Financial Group does not sell securities or investment products. We are obligated, as fiduciaries, to act in the best interest of our clients.

7040 NE 14th St #103
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 528-8632

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Vacation Budget Worksheet

Vacations are great. Especially when you can enjoy them knowing you planned your spending the right way. Our vacation budget worksheet can help you track your spending.

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Our PT5 Process

The Triplett-Westendorf Purpose and Timeline 5 Step Planning Process gives you the in-depth analysis you need to help you retire on time with purpose. We combine your goals with our financial expertise to chart your financial future.

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How We Are Compensated

As a fee-based investment advisory firm, we do not sell financial products or receive commissions. Therefore, we are obligated to act in the best interest of our clients.

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You Paid, Now Collect!

A High-Income Earners’ Guide To Optimizing Social Security Benefits by The Founders of Triplett-Westendorf Financial Group.
Our new book discusses key questions you need to ask before you claim!

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Transitional Birthdays Beginning at 50

Every birthday could be viewed as a milestone, but once you reach age 50 there are specific birthday’s that may impact your financial life more than others. We’ve identified 10 transitional birthdays with significant meaning.


Mark Triplett - Founder and CEO

Mark Triplett

Founder and CEO

Our Team

We specialize in working with professional, pre-retirees and those at retirement. If that’s you, we invite you to attend one of our educational events where you’ll gain a clearer understanding of the ever-changing economic and tax environment.

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Troy Westendorf - Founder and President

Troy Westendorf

Founder and President

Chad Harrison - CPA & MAFM Certified Public Accountant

Chad Harrison

CPA & MAFM Certified Public Accountant

Chris Nicol - Founder and CEO

Chris Nicol

Owner and President of Elite Insurance

Breanna Thompson - Office Manager

Breanna Thompson

Office Manager

Latest News from Triplett-Westendorf Financial Group

Articles and information to help you retire with purpose on time

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    In a matter of days, the United States government could potentially default on its debt for the first time in history. The showdown in Washington is causing many folks to become … Read more
  • Secure act 2.0 relevant Changes
    In the waning hours of 2022, Congress passed a $1.7 trillion omnibus spending bill. The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023 was introduced December 20th and just before Christmas this legislation was … Read more

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