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Fox Communities Investment Services

Fox Communities Investment Services

Planning your financial future: thinking about tomorrow, today.

Your unique investment plan

Whether you are saving for college, working toward retirement or building a legacy for you and your family, Fox Communities Investment Services can work with you to develop an investment plan aligned with your needs and goals. At Fox Communities Investment Services, our goal is to make a difference – for you, your family and your future.

Integrated strategies

We can help you sift through the many options available to create a unique investment strategy.  With access to a wide range of financial products and services, we will work with you to build a diversified portfolio of investments, with a focus on optimizing potential returns and minimizing risk.

Fox Communities Investment Services has the expertise to assist you with the following products and services:

Breadth and depth of products:

  • Mutual funds
  • Fixed and variable annuities
  • Insurance
  • Stocks & bonds

Essential financial services:

  • Retirement planning
  • Financial planning
  • Asset allocation
  • Asset management
  • College savings
  • Estate planning

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In addition to the above listed services, Fox Communities Investment Services also provides: 

  • Investment portfolio analysis – to keep you informed of how your investments are performing, and to make adjustments as needed
  • Annual portfolio review – to review your current holdings and help you make any necessary changes or adjustments

Investing involves risk including the potential loss of principal. No investment strategy can guarantee a profit or protect against a loss. There is no guarantee that a diversified portfolio will outperform a non-diversified portfolio; it is a method used to help manage portfolio volatility.

Chris Thelen – Serving Green Bay and the LakeshoreChrisThelen

  • Born and raised in Green Bay
  • Hobbies include: fishing, playing golf, bicycle riding, gardening, and traveling with family.
  • Chris has 24 years of investment experience serving Northeast Wisconsin
  • He also has the Series 63, 65, & 7 Registrations, held with LPL Financial
  • Life insurance Licensed
  • Attended NWTC – Police Science
  • Attended UW- Green Bay – Elementary Education

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Chad Urban– Serving Appleton and KimberlyChrisThelen

  • Raised in Hartland, WI – Lives in Appleton, WI
  • Hobbies include: traveling, fishing, playing golf, coaching sports and spending time with family
  • Chad has 12 years of financial services experience serving the Fox Valley
  • He also has the Series 63 and 7 Registrations, held with LPL Financial
  • Life Insurance Licensed
  • Attended Concordia University – Major: Elementary Education, Minor: Mathematics
  • Attended Walden University – Masters: Educational Mathematics

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Wade Paffenroth – Serving Oshkosh, New London, Clintonville, Neenah, & Black CreekChrisThelen

  • Raised in Oshkosh WI – Lives in Sherwood, WI
  • Hobbies include: traveling, fitness, outdoor pursuits and spending time with family
  • Wade has 13 years of investment experience serving Northeast Wisconsin
  • He also has the Series 63, 65, 7 & 6 Registrations, held with LPL Financial
  • Life Insurance Licensed
  • Attended UW – Stevens Point – Bachelor of Science

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