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We were chosen as the Gold Winner for Financial Planners in the Tampa Tribune’s “Best of North Tampa” Reader’s Poll 2012.*


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We scored within the top 5 for "Favorite Financial Advisor" in the Tampa Bay Business Journal's Reader's Choice Awards 2012*

*The Gold Winner for Financial Planners and "Favorite Financial Advisor" are determined based on the number of reader responses and are not based upon any other criteria.

Services and Products


We offer Financial Planning, Wealth Management, Investment Services, Insurance: Life, Disability, Long-Term Care and Health, IRA's and 401(k) Rollovers, 529 Plans and College Savings Accounts, 401(k)'s, Retirement Plans, and Group Benefits for small businesses. We have the ability to work for clients on either a fee or a commission basis, depending upon the preference of the client.

Where Are Our Clients?


If you live or work in any of the following areas, you're probably near one of our clients! Bradenton, Brandon, Carrollwood Village, Cheval, Citrus Park, Clearwater, Dade City, Downtown Tampa, Dunedin, Englewood, Forest Hills, Hyde Park, Indian Rocks Beach, Lake Magdalene, Land O' Lakes, Lithia, Lutz, New Tampa, Northdale, North Tampa, Odessa, Original Carrollwood, Riverview, Saint Petersburg, Seffner, Seminole Heights, Seven Oaks, South Tampa, Spring Hill, Tampa Palms, Temple Terrace, USF Area, Venice, Wesley Chapel, Westchase, Westshore, and Winter Park.

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The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. awards the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification to individuals who have met rigorous education, ethics, and experience standards, and have successfully passed a comprehensive two-day, ten-hour final exam. Before you hire a Financial Advisor, look for the CFP® mark!

 

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The Financial Literacy Crisis

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Putting a Price Tag On Your Health

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One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.

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Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

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This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

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Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

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This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Saving for College

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

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Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

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Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime, and those we love may suffer if we are not prepared.

Raise Your Retirement Income

Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.

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