Retirement Income

The evolution of financial services is now a revolution - time to reexamine assumptions, rethink strategies, and reclaim control.

  • Self-reliance can be more critical to your retirement income than employer and government programs combined.
  • Minimizing fee and tax erosion can be critical to achieving returns.
  • With higher tax rates on the horizon, balancing pre-tax and after-tax strategies can be a critical hedge for personal long term asset management.
  • As longer life expectancy drives insurance costs below the tax cost on taxable investments, tax-deferred insurance-based investing can produce greater accumulation without increased risk.

Raising the bar of financial insight and responsibility

Complexity and choice have exploded across the financial landscape. So has the depth and breadth of knowledge needed to make effective decisions. There are no signs that simplicity is likely to return.

As advisors, we must look deeper to understand past circumstances and decisions that grew your wealth. We have to see your future as accurately as you see it. Then we look beyond to opportunities and obstacles you may not see. We then communicate A-to-Z what we recommend and what we do not recommend.

 

Reliable financial advice is a process not a prediction - it's listening, planning, implementation, and discipline.

  • Exploring your vision of success, your aspirations for family and community.
  • Understanding your financial philosophy, wealth goals, tax viewpoint, risk tendencies.
  • Examining current resources, past decisions, future expectations, and unexpected contingencies.
  • Defining performance objectives, integrating investment and tax structures.
  • Researching the investing environment, testing strategies, benchmarking performance and suitability.
  • Anticipating and responding to change, resetting goals to match new circumstances.

You always have access to performance information for your portfolio and can always depend on our immediate response.

  • Absolute return to target growth comparisons for specific allocations.
  • Manager performance evaluations compared to benchmarks.
  • Appropriate response to change - from micro financial needs to macro economic trends.

Our presence in the financial services environment expands your access to institutional advisory and investment resources.

  • Bonds
  • Stocks
  • Mutual Funds
  • Government Securities
  • Variable Annuities
  • Private Equity
  • Tax Favored Investments
  • Hedge Funds
  • Exchange Funds
  • Option Collars
  • Separate Account Managers
  • Section 529 Plans