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We help retirees and pre-retirees in Southern California make sense of their finances and manage what they have worked so hard to build. We have a special focus on helping clients create comfortable retirement lifestyles and leave legacies of love.

Our clients are hard-working individuals with unique visions of the future who want to build long-term relationships with a team of financial professionals that truly care about their needs. Many of our clients are currently working with an advisor but still have concerns about building a future in turbulent times. We help them find personal answers to challenging questions like:

  • When can I afford to retire?
  • How can I help ensure I won’t run out of money?
  • What purpose does my money serve?
  • How can I invest in today’s uncertain markets?
  • What will happen if I can’t handle my finances?

Helpful Content

Why Everyone Needs an Estate Strategy

Why Everyone Needs an Estate Strategy

Do you have an estate strategy? You should.

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

The Cycle of Investing

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

 

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

Choices for Your 401(k) at a Former Employer

Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.

The History of Currency

Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.

Five Most Overlooked Tax Deductions

Five overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.

Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?

Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?

Countering Counterfeit Currency

Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.

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What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

What Smart Investors Know

Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.

From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

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