Frequently Asked Questions

 

What can I expect from your firm?

  • A consulting approach that is based upon an in-depth knowledge of client needs and preferences.
  • A comprehensive financial plan to achieve long-term goals, which may incorporate investments, insurance, estate planning and tax issues.
  • Consistent and regular communication
  • Superior ongoing client service

How do you arrive at your recommendations?

  • Our recommendations are dependent on discussion and review of current data, goals, objectives, risk tolerance and time horizon.  We use a variety of fact-finding tools to gather information.

What kind of financial solutions do you recommend?

  • Just as every client situation is different, so are the solutions.  Our independent business model provides greater flexibility for a variety of alternatives.

What makes your firm unique?  Why should I do business with you?

  • The economic world is constantly changing.  We continuously evaluate our business model to be flexible enough to meet these changes and provide new value to our clients.
  • We have established a strong network of strategic partners in various areas of financial expertise that we can utilize, if necessary, to better serve our clients' needs.
  • We have a very comprehensive due diligence process by regularly meeting with product vendors.  This process keeps us both knowledgeable and up-to-date on current, specific financial solutions and industry changes.  Our clients benefit greatly from our in-depth research.

How often should I hear from you?

  • You will hear from us consistently throughout the year via phone calls, newsletters, email, and upcoming educational events.  Face-to-face meetings will be arranged depending on specific client needs and circumstances.  We believe that our best clients are ones that are fully informed.

What if I have a question for you?

  • Our client service policy is to return phone calls promptly, be responsive to client needs, and service client accounts effectively.

How do you get paid?

  • Our solutions can be either transaction-based or advisory-based.  All fees will be thoroughly discussed during the consulting process.  Our goal is to provide only suitable and appropriate solutions to our clients' needs.