No matter where you are financially, it’s important that you are taking steps to actively address the issues that managing wealth presents. I have found that there are 8 Wealth Management Issues that are most important to my clients and their families. Each of these issues is interrelated and acts like a balancing scale. If you make an adjustment to one issue, it affects the others. It is critical that you have one Advisor who is knowledgeable about your complete financial picture, including your tax situation, so you can be given appropriate advice and recommendations. I will work with you to create an action plan that addresses these issues as you see fit.
I offer my clients multi-faceted solutions to address their growing financial needs. My company was founded with the single goal of assisting my clients in every aspect of their financial lives. I provide the most personal service available, thus earning a reputation for excellence in our industry.
I am an experienced professional who provides a "hands on" approach to financial guidance. Not only will you find me knowledgeable, but you will also discover that I truly care about addressing your financial objectives. As your Financial and Tax Professional, I will do everything in my power to keep you focused on where you want to go, advise you on how to get there, and continually remind you of the importance of maintaining a disciplined approach to pursuing your dreams.
My practice is based on the principle that education and understanding of your current financial situation is vital to successfully make prudent decisions concerning your future financial condition.
Preparing your own income tax return can be more than you bargained for, leaving you with more questions than answers. Whether we like it or not, today's tax laws are so complicated that filing a relatively simple return can be confusing. It is just too easy to overlook deductions and credits to which you are entitled. Even if you use a computer software program there's no substitute for the assistance of an experienced tax professional.
If you have any questions about your current financial or tax situation or wish to schedule an appointment, send me an email or give me a call at 708.424.4100.
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