Charitable Giving

Everyone has their own reason for gifting their assets or a portion of their income to charitable organizations.  Some find comfort in helping others who are less fortunate, while others simply want to share their good fortune.  Many of the institutions of art, sciences and education are supporte

 

Executive Compensation for Business Owners

In a small business setting, it could take years to find or develop the executive talent needed to build the business to the next level.  Executive talent is hard to come by, and it is even more difficult on the business when it walks out the door in pursuit of another opportunity. 

 

Individual Securities

Individuals have access to a variety of investment vehicles that can be used to help them meet their short and long-term goals.  The suitability of one investment over another depends largely on the individual’s financial situation and his or her own preferences, priorities and tolerance for risk

 

Estate Planning

People spend a lifetime accumulating assets and building an estate with the intention of passing it on to their heirs or charitable beneficiaries. Without proper planning, a person’s death can create significant hardships on the people for which the estate was created. 

 

Planning for Business Owners

Growing a business is a difficult undertaking today as business owners must confront a myriad of tax laws and regulations while trying to effectively create products or services, manage their employees, develop and cultivate clients, and do so profitably.

 

Small Business Retirement Plans

The creation of the Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) and the Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees (SIMPLE) affords smaller businesses with a way to offer their employees a retirement plan.

 

Retirement Planning

Retirement planning today has taken on many new dimensions that never had to be considered by earlier generations.  For one, people are living longer.

 

Insurance Planning

Insurance is essential to any comprehensive financial security plan. If tragic events like death, disability or critical illness strike, insurance can protect you and your family from undue hardship.

 

Business Succession Planning

The death of a partner or major stockholder in a business can have devastating effects on both the business and the deceased partner’s surviving family.  The business is concerned with gaining control of the deceased partner’s interest at a fair price so that it can continue operations without in

 

Asset Allocation Planning

Asset allocation is the process of selecting a mix of asset classes that closely matches an investor’s financial profile in terms of their investment preferences and tolerance for risk.  It is based on the premise that the different asset classes have varying cycles of performanc