Individuals Life & Wealth PlanningThrough a personalized “life planning” process, we work with you to develop a plan that helps you pursue your retirement goals.Retirement PlanningWe understand the unique needs and challenges investors face who are retired or about to retire. It's important to understand how you will structure your retirement income, how long your income will last, and which sources of income you should tap into first to help minimize taxes and maximize income potential.Education (College) PlanningWhether you’re paying tuition costs now or saving for a future goal, it’s important to determine if your education strategy is compatible with pursuing your retirement income and related financial objectives. Tax considerations and retirement income needs must be weighed and evaluated before choosing a specific strategy. It’s important to remember that while education expenses can be funded through borrowing, retirement expenses cannot.Estate PlanningPreserving wealth from one generation to the next can be complex and time-consuming. Guidance from a competent, experienced advisor can go a long way toward helping make sure your financial success is shared with your family, friends and the charitable organizations you designate, according to your wishes. We can help you articulate your estate planning goals and will work closely with your tax and legal advisors to help ensure your financial strategy reflects your estate planning needs. Or, if you prefer, we can provide a referral to our own team of outside professional advisors adept at the intricacies of estate and tax planning.Tax PlanningWorking closely with your tax advisors, we help manage tax liabilities at all stages of your life through a variety of income, gift and estate tax planning strategies. InsuranceProtecting yourself, your loved ones, your home or your business against unexpected events is a fundamental aspect of wealth planning. Closing the gap on potential risks can be tricky without a comprehensive plan and process that seeks to methodically evaluate all potential risk factors. That’s why risk analysis is an integral part of our ongoing process.Life InsuranceLife insurance products offer a spectrum of death benefit protection, spousal coverage and cash value accumulation features for a variety of needs. Life insurance is also used as an important estate planning tool, helping to ensure your beneficiaries and heirs are not saddled with an undue estate tax burden. After a careful analysis of your situation and objectives, we can help you obtain the coverage that meets your needs, choosing among insurance programs from many of the nation’s leading providers.Disability InsuranceFor many of us, the ability to work and generate income is our most valuable asset. Protecting it is paramount to achieving your short- and long-term financial goals. Disability insurance helps guard your income and lifestyle from unexpected interruptions during your working years. Adequate disability coverage can ease the burden of lost income or wages while you recover from an accident or illness. It can also help to prevent the depletion of savings or being forced to sell investments at an inopportune time to raise cash for living expenses.Long-Term Care InsuranceLong-term care insurance can help manage healthcare costs and reduce the impact of inflation, while ensuring your healthcare needs, and those of loved ones, are covered well into the future. Adequate financial planning now can help prevent a lifetime of assets from falling short when you need them most.Insurance guarantees are based on the claims paying ability of the issuer. InvestmentsAs independent advisors, we have access to a full array of non-proprietary financial products and services as we work with you to help ensure your assets are strategically allocated, diversified and managed. We create investment strategies tailored to your needs by offering access to many types of products.Income & Investment PlanningOur goal is to help you preserve and appropriately manage what is most important to you and your family.