There is an unlimited supply of financial advice, tactics and plausible news. Is it any wonder a person begins to doubt, worry and feel anxious?
You hear commercials about software that claims to be smarter than the experts. It gets more difficult with the plethora of news, strategies and experts with the “latest” tips. It is natural to question your judgment in the face of this wall of information.
They design the ads to manipulate your emotions. To make you feel like you are missing out. You should be curious about how you might use these things to shape your financial future.
Somehow you still have to decide what to do with your money. How does one sift through the morass of information and make a decision?
We think it comes down to getting an answer to one question.
"Will my money last my lifetime?"
Such a simple question.
Finding the answer to it can feel perplexing.
Yet, without a concrete financial plan, many feel the only option is to practice restraint. To live simple, spend as little as possible and hope your health holds out.
It is hoping for the best. That does not feel like financial peace of mind.
Plus you have to figure out how you are going to look after, invest and protect your money long-term. Which in itself can feel overwhelming. It doesn't have to be.
Making a decision to build a vision for the future and a financial plan may help.
Most often, our clients arrive looking for investment management services investment management services. They come in feeling overwhelmed or unsure of their financial outlook. Many hire us to create their financial plan because they want a sense of certainty. They can walk out with a financial plan and a picture of their financial future.
Plus they know they have a team of financial advisors working behind the scenes. They can get clear answers to any question should their situation change.
Our job is to ride the fine edge between your priorities and what is reasonable and achievable. The key is our holistic approach to creating your financial plan.
A financial plan can feel counter-intuitive. Retirement might seem so far off in the future. Yet, our most confident clients view their financial plan as a living document. We revisit it many times over the years.
You could think of it as if you are going on a grand tour of your life. The financial plan helps you figure out how to pack your financial luggage. Make sure you have everything you need for the grand tour.
Over the years we use this plan to tune your financial strategy as life unfolds and changes. Often we only need to make small course corrections. Avoid the need to make gigantic adjustments to ensure you arrive at retirement safe and sound.
For example, our investment management team reviews your investments at least quarterly. When needed, we make any necessary changes. This ensures our strategy and your priorities are always in alignment. We adjust our strategy to ensure cash flow for your short-term goals while keeping an eye on the long term horizon.
The markets are always changing as will your lifestyle and financial priorities. Through it all we have a simple focus, protect your future spending power.
The irony is we do a lot of analytical work. Yet at the end of the day, all you want to know is that your plan is going to work. We keep an eye on your investments, we communicate on a regular basis and provide regular updates.
An important part of our communication is your quarterly reports. We have made our quarterly reports as simple as possible. Our goal is that you understand your financial report. We can also provide more detailed reports when requested.
Our sole focus is to make sure that your financial plan works. No matter how your life and financial needs might change.
Our team monitors and manages your money. Consistent, regular communications help keep you up-to-date. Plus you can always send us an email, phone or arrange a face-to-face meeting.
Life changes, and so should your financial plan. In the midst chaos and changing financial markets you need confidence. You want the comfort of knowing that someone has your back.
Your financial plan, our team and regular communication can possibly help provide peace-of-mind.