Building a financial plan

Like the interconnected gears of a precision timepiece, our process enables our team to identify relevant strategies for moving forward and fully addressing your needs. Here are the basic steps that outline the process we use for building your financial plan:

Step One

Initital Consultation

  • Identify your goals, values, dreams, special concerns, and challenges

Step Two

Engagement

  • Set mission statement and measurables to define relationship success
  • Prioritize goals

Step Three

Strategy Session / Data Gathering

  • Collect pertinent planning data
  • Facilitate conversation around topics such as retirement planning, college savings, life insurance, investment planning, tax strategies, estate planning, and charitable planning. All of these topics deserve a thoughtful, conscientious conversation with those people they affect. Beginning at Step three and continuing throughout the process, we will bring relevant experts to the planning process from the tax field, legal field, auto and home, etc.

Raymond James does not provide tax or legal services. Please discuss these matters with the appropriate professional.

Step Four

Develop + Finalize Plan

  • Create action item list to include recommendations with appropriate schedule for implementation and accountability.

Step Five

Execution + Implementation

  • Create action item list to include recommendations with appropriate schedule for implementation and accountability.

Step Six

Review / Continued Conversations / Ongoing Advanced Planning

  • Develop schedule for future review meetings
  • Provide tour of resources and concierge services such as Investor Access, statement delivery preference, and outside account aggregation
  • Ongoing reviews and consultations with outside experts, when appropriate

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, Certified Financial Planner,  CFP Logo Flame Design and  CFP Logo Plaque Design in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements.

Investments & Wealth Institute (The Institute) is the owner of the certification marks ”CIMA®,“ and ”Certified Investment Management Analyst®.“ Use of CIMA®, and/or Certified Investment Management Analyst® signifies that the user has successfully completed The Institute's initial and ongoing credentialing requirements for investment management professionals.