Vested in Your Success
A mistake many make in working with financial advisors and insurance agents is a pre occupation on a product and not on developing a plan. To avoid this commodity, we created “7 Steps for a Successful Retirement” and “6 Decisions You Won’t Regret 20 Years from Now”. Each is designed to produce customized solutions that bring clarity and confidence to your wealth creation and risk management.
7 Steps is ideally suited for professionals and small business owners aged 45 and over. 6 Decisions is appropriate for the younger professional starting a career, family or business. Both processes will help you uncover what is important about money; develop strategies to solve problems, and actionable items to implement products and services.
Frequently Asked Questions
What if I have a specific need and don’t have the time for a comprehensive analysis?
7 Steps or 6 Decisions can be directed toward a specific need (i.e. Life Insurance, 401k rollover, Roth IRA)
Is this confidential?
Open and honest communication is paramount and all information discussed is held in strict confidence.
How long will this take?
Our first meeting has no cost or obligation and usually lasts an hour. Subsequent meetings vary by client (typically 2-4 in total)
I can’t always meet during the day.
Our firm generally leaves open Wednesday and Thursday early evening to accommodate clients that may not have flexibility in their schedules
I can’t always meet face to face.
Face to face meetings, conference calls and Skype Meetings are all methods we employ to accommodate our clients and maintain communication.
How are you compensated?
As fiduciaries we can employ both fee based and commission based solutions if you decide to implement the plan with our firm. Our recommendations are constructed in the best interest of the client. Believe it or not, some products are less expensive under a commission based model and not an ongoing fee.
What is your philosophy of how we will work together?
- Your most urgent needs are addressed first
- The advice and product you will receive must be an economic benefit to you
- If we recommend preserving an existing financial product or solution because it is in your best interest, sometimes you can convert the advisor to us at no cost to you
- Investment strategies – one of the most critical elements of the effective portfolio construction is diversification. We implement and construct portfolios that have broad based exposure to a range of asset classes and investment styles in order to help weather the unpredictability of market performance and to reduce risk.
What are the exact services and products you can provide me?
HSA health plans
HRA & FSA benefit plans
Short term Disability
Long term Disability
401 K Plans
529 Education Plans
Pension & Profit Sharing