Phase Two: Select a Service Option

Plan implementation and follow up depends upon which service option is appropriate for your needs. At the conclusion of your plan presentation, we will discuss the pros and cons of each service option, including the structures.

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.
Self-Directed Client
Continuing Client
Retainer Client
You elect to continue on an as-needed basis.
You call whenever you wish to initiate services (for instance: market conditions change or you have a major life change).
The ball is always in your court.
We are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
You elect to continue on a regularly scheduled, ongoing basis.
We are pro-active in reminding you to schedule periodic reviews. Many clients like to come in for an update visit every 6 mos.
Once we remind you that you are due for a review, you are responsible for calling up to set it up.
We meet at these set intervals to review and monitor your plan and/or investment portfolio and make adjustments as needed.
You may wish to call us at other times. We encourage you to call whenever you have a change in your personal circumstances, when there is a change in the marketplace, or when you think a more frequent consultation would be beneficial.
We assist you in setting up your accounts and implementing your financial plan, if you wish.
You receive a password and have access to information posted on the "Clients Only" portion of our web site. If applicable, you may also access your investment accounts online.
The ball is most always in your court.
You elect to engage our services on an on-going, retainer basis.
Retainer fee is based on a percentage of assets under management and may be adjusted based on the complexity of your unique situation.
A retainer engagement is appropriate for clients who wish to transfer the supervision and monitoring of their investment portfolio.
We perform all implementation for you.
We agree upon frequency of meetings, frequency and type of reporting and services desired.
Common review frequency is quarterly or semi-annually, however, you may call at any time for advice and consultation.
We call you to set up all reviews.
You receive a password and have access to information posted on the "Clients Only" portion of our web site.
If applicable, you may also view and access your investment accounts online.
You receive preference regarding scheduling and availability over clients who contact us on an as-needed basis.
The ball is in our court, period. We maintain a high level of reporting and communication with you.

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