Comprehensive Financial Planning Our Unique ProcessPlan Implementation Successful Strategies Begin With a Comprehensive Financial Plan There are many diverse aspects to your financial life, including:Investing for retirementPreserving your assetsReducing current taxesSaving for a college educationPassing your estate to your children or communitySometimes our lives can take unpredictable paths, requiring planning for special or unforeseen situations like divorce, disability, succession planning or long-term care.All of these objectives are too important to leave to chance, and it’s neither convenient nor efficient to consult with a different advisor for each of them. That’s why it’s important to have a comprehensive financial plan that considers all the elements of your financial life. It’s even more important that your plan be built around your own unique financial situation, including your long- and short-term goals and objectives. Only then does it become clear how to implement the best investment, tax and other financial strategies. A Plan Made Just For You Financial planning is a process, as well as a subjective and deeply personal service. There are several key steps involved in developing the comprehensive plan that is right for you.ConsultWe start by gaining a thorough understanding of all aspects of your financial life.EngageThen we apply our professional experience to develop a plan that will address your specific needs, involving you in the decision-making process and explaining each recommendation in terms you understand.ImplementWe’ll help you implement your plan through the selection and monitoring of a prudent, long-term investment program that is appropriate for your personal goals and investor profile.MonitorWe’ll continue to monitor the progress of your investments as times change. As you reach the milestones of your financial plan, we’ll recommend any adjustments that may be necessary. Convenient Online Access We provide online access, making it easy to track and monitor your plan and your progress toward your goals on a real-time basis. Using a comprehensive tool, we are able to track all your investments—those held in individual and joint accounts, as well as your retirement plan assets, including investments which may be managed elsewhere. Your information is always available and up-to-date, so you’ll always know where you stand. You can also view and consider scenarios that show the potential effects of portfolio changes.