What We Do

What does your ideal retirement look like? What goals do you want to achieve? What is most important to you when you think of your long-term financial success?

These are just some of the questions we ask as we begin to put together your customized plan to help you get there. Whether you are focused on retirement, a business owner who is looking to transition to the next generation, or a philanthropist who supports a cause close to your heart, we have solutions for you. Building long-term relationships with you through a comprehensive understanding of your existing financial situation, related values and long-term goals. Our metric for success is based solely on the progress we make towards the goals you’ve set.

How We Do It

Step by step . . .

Once we understand your goals and what is most important to you, we create a detailed analysis and goal-based plan to chart the course towards your financial success. The entire team at Signature Financial consult with one another regarding potential solutions to help you get there. Our financial advisors, portfolio managers, and client service specialists assist in implementing all aspects of your financial plan and remain involved throughout the process.

But the relationship doesn’t stop there. That’s just the beginning.

We remain in contact throughout the year with updates on the economic environment, portfolio strategy, tax planning and more. As part of the client experience, we will proactively reach out to you to discuss any changes in your situation, review your plan, and make adjustments as needed.

We invite you to come meet the Signature Financial Planning family. We know you will feel the difference.

Financial Planning

Proper financial planning is a lifelong process. Life happens and subsequently your planning needs will change. As your committed partner, we will adjust your plan as needed, through all of life’s deviations. The most common areas we take into consideration when putting together a plan are:

  • Cash Management
  • Tax Planning
  • Portfolio Management
  • Retirement Income Planning
  • Education Funding
  • Risk Management
  • Estate Planning
  • Business Transition
  • Philanthropic Planning & Advanced Giving Strategies
    • Charitable IRA distributions
    • Remainder Trusts
    • Lead Trusts
    • Family Foundations
    • Donation of appreciated securities
    • Life Insurance Endowments
  • Multi-Generational Planning, Family Facilitation & Legacy Strategies

Wealth Management

Our on-site research and portfolio management team creates asset allocation models, screen investment options, and evaluates the market environment on a daily basis. Each client account is individually managed based on risk tolerance and return expectations.

Our portfolio managers adhere to the Signature process in order to utilize a variety of publicly and non-publicly traded securities to help ensure an appropriate level of diversification in each portfolio.

Business Consulting

We get it. We’re business owners too. You need a partner to help you through the maze of options available to enhance the value of your business. We can assist you in these business-essential areas:

  • Retirement Plans
    • Profit Sharing
    • Pension
    • 401(k)
    • 403(b)
    • Simple IRA
    • Simple 401(k)
    • SEP IRA
    • Defined contribution plans
  • Buy/Sell agreements
  • Key person insurance
  • Institutional Management
    • Municipal Pensions
    • non-profit endowments
    • private foundations
  • Executive compensation
  • Defined benefit plans
  • Defined contribution plans
  • Succession planning
  • Exit strategies

Risk Management (Insurance Protection)

Working with a financial advisor isn’t just about investing and reaching financial goals. It is also about protecting your income and assets when life happens. That is why we offer the following risk management tools to help further protect what you’ve worked so hard for:

  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Benefits Consulting
  • Medicaid Planning

AS PERSONAL AS YOUR SIGNATURE

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