Phase One: Create your Financial Blueprint

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When you contact us, we'll provide a brief description of our services, philosophies, methodology and fee structures. We'll direct you to our web site or mail you an introductory packet to help you learn more.
Step 1:

Initial Inquiry
If our services appear to fit your needs, we'll schedule a "Get Aquainted Meeting" (can be done on the phone or in person). You can review our introductory materials, or visit our web site if you wish to learn more, then contact us for Step 2.
The Get Acquainted Meeting or Teleconference is an opportunity for us to exchange information about your needs and objectives, and further discuss which of our services are right for you. We will also provide an estimated fee quote.
Step 2:
Get Acquainted
Meeting or Teleconference
When you decide to engage our services, we will give you a list of additional data or information which we will need to begin formulating your financial plan. One-half of the estimated total fee is due at the time of this engagement.
When we receive your information, we begin to review and develop your financial plan. We prepare initial reports to discuss at our Step 4 meeting.
Step 3:
Data Gathering
and Initial
In Step 3, you gather the data requested, and complete your cash flow worksheet and risk tolerance questionnaire. You may fax or mail this information to us before our next meeting. Upon receipt of it, we will schedule our Step 4 meeting.
In this interactive meeting, we discuss and clarify the information you have provided thus far. We continue to refine your financial goals and objectives.
Step 4:
Interactive Goal
Setting Meeting
or Teleconference
In this Interactive Goal Setting Meeting, you have another opportunity to clarify your current situation, financial goals and objectives. Come with any additional questions or concerns you may have.
We edit the initial information as needed and run additional scenarios if applicable. We conclude our research and analysis, and produce final reports for your personal financial plan. We add our observations and recommendations to the plan.
Step 5:
Analysis and Plan
As we move into Step 5, you simply schedule a meeting or teleconference 1 or 2 weeks after our Step 4 meeting. The ball is in our court in the interim. Revisit our web site to stay current on the changing world of personal finance and investments.
In Step 6, we present and review your personal financial plan. We discuss all reports and provide you with a written summary of our observations and specific recommendations.
Step 6:
Presentation of
Your Financial
Congratulations! At this point, you will hold a personalized blueprint, custom designed to meet your financial goals. Full payment of the balance for actual fees incurred is due at the conclusion of your plan presentation meeting.
Plan implementation and follow up depends upon which service option is appropriate for your needs. At the conclusion of your plan presentation, we discuss the pros and cons of each service option, including fee structures (see attached page).
Step 7:
Plan Implementa-
tion and Follow Up
Proper implementation is crucial to reaching your financial goals. Whether you now implement and monitor the plan yourself, or retain us to provide a portion or all of these services for you, we urge prompt action (please see service option page).

Building A Brighter Financial Future
Phase 2


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