Navigating through the financial stages of an active and productive life can be a challenge. There are many twists and turns. Most travelers in unfamiliar territory rely on a GPS device or a map to tell them where they are and where they should go. They check the progress of their journey as they travel. They periodically compare the road signs they see along the way to the information on the map. Just like a road map, the purpose of financial planning is to help you get you to your destination in a minimum amount of time, and without wasting expense on mistakes and wrong turns.
Most people who request assistance with fee-only financial planning and wealth management are committed to reaching, or have already reached their destination of financial independence. Usually they have reached this point because they recognize the value and necessity of managing their wealth and income thoughtfully. They recognize the value of:
Employing a sound financial approach is not limited to those who are already wealthy. It is equally valuable for people who want to improve their financial position and results. They want to make sure that they are on the right path, and are making the best use of their assets.
LFM&P can assist with the following financial planning services, in addition to investment management:
While there can be no guarantees, it is likely that following a maintaining a financial awareness through good planning can save more than it costs. There is no way to be sure what the monetary value of better informed decisions will be over a lifetime, but quality of life value becomes ever clearer as continuing planning propels you closer to your goals.