Who We Are

MEA Financial Services (MEAFS) wholly owns the following subsidiaries: Paradigm Equities, Inc., a FINRA registered broker dealer; and Fairway Investment Group, LLC., a Michigan Registered Investment Advisor. MEA Financial Services is also the name of our independent Insurance Agency.

MEA Financial Services provides retirement and insurance programs to the members and families of the Michigan Education Association (MEA) and MEA retired. MEAFS serves as a resource for personal financial information and support that members need to achieve their financial goals and insurance goals.

MEA Financial Services is deeply committed to diversity and inclusion in its hiring practices. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, and members of other historically marginalized social identity groups are encouraged to apply for vacancies. Vacancies can be found at www.mea.org.

Our Mission

Provide quality Investment Services, Investment Advisory Services, and Insurance programs that meet the needs of our Members. Establish MEA Financial Services as the pre-eminent financial services organization for public education employees. Support the aims of the MEA. Maintain excellence in our standards of service, integrity and commitment. Be financially stable. Have fun.


MEA Financial Services was formed in 1973. MEAFS is a for-profit wholly-owned subsidiary of the Michigan Education Association and is a fully licensed insurance agency. MEAFS owns its subsidiary, Paradigm Equities Inc., a FINRA registered broker-dealer, which was incorporated in 1993 as well as Fairway Investment Group, LLC., a Michigan registered Investment Advisor as of 2008. MEAFS works in close partnership with the MEA (www.mea.org), as well as the Michigan Education Special Services Association (MESSA) (www.messa.org) to provide a full range of services to members. MESSA provides health care benefits to MEA members and their dependents. This partnership provides an umbrella of security encompassing employment goals, health care and financial needs.

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Business Continuity Plan

MEA Financial Services, Inc. with Paradigm Equities, Inc. and Fairway Investment Group, LLC (The Companies) has a business continuity plan in place.


Securities are offered through Paradigm Equities, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of MEA Financial Services. Paradigm Equities, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC 1216 Kendale Blvd., East Lansing, MI 48823

Privacy Policy

The goal of MEA Financial services is to provide high quality programs supported by excellent customer service.


Our systems use only secure, private, encrypted transmissions when you use an online form to apply for a MEA Financial Services, Inc. or Paradigm Equities, Inc. sponsored product or service.