901 Ponce de Leon Boulevard,
Everyone has goals they want to achieve. Whether you want to retire early, pay for your kids’ college education, get back on track after a divorce, or buy a second home, you need a plan that can help you get there. After all, a goal without a plan is just a wish.
Our team helps you feel more confident about your financial future by helping you answer important questions such as:
Here’s where you tell us about your goals, fears, and challenges. This part of the process involves an initial in depth conversation and a financial planning questionnaire.
Here’s where you give us relevant and detailed financial information that we can use to determine the steps needed to achieve your goals.
Your financial planner will review and analyze your data and compare it to your goals. This is a critical step that in most cases requires additional conversations. We want to ensure that we have all the information we need, and that all of your goals have been captured.
The final plan you receive will include a summary of each area you asked us to review and recommended steps for each goal. You will also receive the analysis of of your data showing the likelihood of achieving your goals based on different scenarios.
We do more than just create financial plans or invest your assets; we help you make better financial decisions. When you have questions related to insurance needs, buying versus leasing, saving, buying a home, investing, retirement or other, you can call us. We serve as your sounding board to help you make informed decisions that will impact your financial future.
For broad based financial plans, Cathy Pareto and Associates will charge a fixed fee that ranges from $3,500.00 to $5,000.00.
Financial planning fees are based on the level of complexity, time spent on the project, and the Planner’s hourly rate. We offer a free one time consultations to learn about you and your goals. After we meet or speak, we will provide you with a quote for a financial plan that can help you meet your goals.
If you decide to hire Cathy Pareto and Associates to implement the financial plan and subsequently engage the firm for asset management services, then 50% of the financial planning fees will be fully credited against future investment management fees. (client must meet account size minimum)
Below is some general guidance on the services we provide as well as fees based on a projected number of hours. The base fee will be adjusted as extra modules are added.
Savings, Investment Planning and Basic Retirement Planning
$3,500 one-time fee. Includes the following elements:
-Cash flow review and recommendations.-Review of your financial goals and an assessment of current savings levels to achieve those goals.-Review of current investments’ risks and expenses-Development of an Investment Policy Statement (IPS) including asset allocation targets, expected rates of return, portfolio expenses, portfolio selection, and a rebalancing plan.-Pre- and post-retirement spending projections including the establishment of a savings program and help with expense management.-Retirement age alternatives scenarios.-Social Security income strategies.-Review of beneficiary designations-Financial projections using sophisticated modeling software to analyze the ability of your investment portfolio support your financial needs in retirement.-Portfolio stress testing to review potential market scenarios and the impact on your portfolio.
Overall Financial Planning
$5,000 one time fee. Includes everything above plus additional "modules" such an assessment of your estate planning, education planning for children and personal insurance needs or other specific area.
Let Us Help You
We want to be there for you every step of the way to help you navigate the often complex life changes that will affect your financial future. After all, life is not static so why have a one time set it and forget financial plan.