We believe financial planning is the roadmap to a secure and fulfilling life, as YOU define it. We consult, but most importantly, we listen. We provide comprehensive planning to create a personalized financial plan. Not just for investments—but for everything from debt management, to college funding, to the retirement income generation you’ll need for a safe and comfortable retirement.
At some firms, financial planning consists of having a client fill out a questionnaire and then feeding the answers into a software program, which then spits out superficial, generalized solutions. We don't think that's acceptable. We may start there, but we certainly don’t stop there because each of our clients' is unique. We carefully tailor our solutions and processes to each client's specific needs and goals.
And while we provide comprehensive financial planning, we recognize that receiving too much information and guidance at once can overwhelm and paralyze—the exact opposite of what clients need.
That's why we focus on identifying areas of greatest immediate need while prioritizing the delivery of solutions. Of course, we provide our clients with a comprehensive road map that, in our view, can put you on the path to achieve your goals. And we assist you as much or as little as you wish with implementation of our recommendations.
Our planning process starts with getting to know you and your needs in depth, to allow us to construct the financial plan you deserve. We create a comprehensive set of recommendations that include (as appropriate):
Financial planning is an ongoing and dynamic process that requires constant implementation and continual monitoring of course corrections. We are great listeners. With your feedback, we use our years of planning experience to assist you in making what we believe will be better informed financial decisions.
We guide and support clients in building a plan for income distribution after retirement.
Retirement income planning involves working together to identify retirement income needs, then the creation of:
Proper estate planning helps to ensure your heirs receive the greatest amount of your wealth as possible, easily and efficiently. It often goes hand in hand with charitable giving.
We guide gifting to the people and causes that are important to you, in two ways: during your lifetime, and at the settlement of your estate.
Wealth takes a great deal of time and work to achieve, yet can be quickly lost. Risk management is essential for those who wish to sustain wealth, and those who wish to pass it on to multiple generations potentially.
While there are no guarantees, we identify acceptable levels of risk and reward so that together, we take the guesswork out of your financial future.