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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.*


Best in the Biz


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!

 

Helpful Content

The Power of Compound Interest

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

Insuring Your Business With a Buy/Sell Agreement

Insuring Your Business With a Buy/Sell Agreement

Buy/sell agreements may help a business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.

A Primer on Dividends

A Primer on Dividends

A company's profits can be reinvested or they can be paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."

 

Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement

A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.

Choosing a Retirement Plan that Fits Your Business

To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.

Keep Your Umbrella Handy

Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.

A House Divided

By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.

When Should You Take Social Security

Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.

All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal

Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.

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Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

How Compound Interest Works

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

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

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Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

Do You Feel Lucky?

Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.

Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

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

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