Your Goals Matter
Using our Guided Retirement System™, we examine the following to create a retirement plan that is specific to your family’s needs and goals.
Below are the steps we take to build an individual retirement plan. It is coordinated by a team of professionals to achieve your goals for retirement.
DEFINE YOUR GOALS
The most important part of investment planning is understanding that the investments are there to support your goals and overall financial plan.
Before you can even get close to creating an investment plan that is right for you, you must define all your goals for retirement and create a financial plan.
CREATE A FINANCIAL PLAN
When your goals have been defined, you can begin prioritizing what is most important to you. Prioritizing enables you to make decisions throughout the financial planning process.
Once we understand those priorities, we can start reviewing your assets, Social Security, taxes, estate plan, and insurance needs.
WHAT DO YOU NEED FROM YOUR MONEY?
• What assets are available?
• How do your assets need to be spent?
• Where are your assets saved?
• What cash flow do you need?
Determining these factors can help us build the most tax-efficient investing strategy to achieve your goals for retirement.
YOUR INVESTMENTS SUPPORT THE RETIREMENT PLAN
Our retirement planning approach is for the portfolio to fuel your retirement goals. It is there to support you throughout retirement. However, the appropriate strategy for you cannot be determined until you have a comprehensive financial plan.
You need to know what your portfolio’s intention is before it’s created. It must consider all of the other factors:
• Tax Planning
• Social Security
• Estate Planning
• Risk Management
INTEGRATED FINANCIAL PLANNING
aIn our retirement planning process, a CFP® professional meets with you twice a year to discuss your investments, taxes, estate plan, and insurance needs. If your goals have changed, then your needs may have changed as well. Flexibility is key in financial planning.
To start planning for your future, schedule a complimentary consultation with a CFP® professional by clicking below.
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