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Wealth Advisor vs. Financial Advisor

When it comes to your finances, going at it alone can sometimes be intimidating as you try to come up with a game plan. But if you want professional help, make sure you’re consulting the right expert for your needs. How does a financial advisor, for example, differ from a wealth advisor? Wealth managers are a specialized kind of financial advisor who work with a specific clientele: those with a high net worth.

Wealth advisors work closely with their clients to offer a variety of services, rolled into one comprehensive, advisory package. Services include investment management, financial planning, tax services, retirement planning, legal planning, philanthropic planning and estate planning, among others. A client’s needs are the determining factor for which services a wealth advisor will provide.

Retirement Planning

Knowing how to plan for your retirement requires an objective understanding of what is important to you. Planning not only takes personal effort, but discipline and a basic understanding of investing. We will guide you through preparation, transition and asset management details.

Estate Planning

Our team of professional works alongside knowledgeable estate planning attorney to help advise you on how to efficiently reduce estate and income taxes, probate fees and associated legal expenses.

Tax Planning

Our tax planning goial is simple, our advisors look for ways to keep more of your money in your pockets and out of the pockets of the IRS. Given the complexity of the tax code, our consultants can often be a valuable asset in creating a comprehensive tax plan.

A wealth advisor is one kind of financial advisor who typically works with high-net-worth individuals. The services of a wealth manager are very hands-on and comprehensive, so that a client can work with just one advisor for all of his or her financial needs.

Business Planning

We look for ways to help your business prosper. We help to establish or manage existing company retirement plans such as 401(k) accounts, SEPs, IRAs, Simple IRAs, etc. Reducing taxes is also a critical part of the owner's planning process.

Investment Planning

From life insurance to long-tedrm care, we will address and review any current policies you have, as well as potential alternative that may better suit your needs. By getting to know you on a personal level, we're able to ensure your well-being is protected and your overall health remains in good standing.

401(k) Management

By understanding your employee benefits, we'll help you to maximize the opportunities available to you from now until retirement. Our team will review and evaluate any items of concern from analyzing stock options to rolling over your IRA, to help make sure that you are maximizing your benefits.