Accumulation planning addresses an individual’s investment needs, asset allocation, and the suitability of different types of securities in light of your goals and risk tolerance.
Proper business planning develops transition strategies for small business owners that will allow them to fully tap into the value of the business during retirement years.
Estate plans guide the process of transferring your wealth to your beneficiary-- whether that be the next generation or a charity, while minimizing transfer taxes.
Retirement planning involves evaluating your current financial standing and creating an accumulation strategy that will help to ensure a desired retirement lifestyle. Developing a plan during the wealth-building life stage should address ways to maximize growth and tax-efficient distributions.
Risk management is intended to minimize risk to financial and other losses. Some examples of risk are personal and professional liability, business ownership, and catastrophic illness or disability. Your first line of defense is to identify your sources of risk and then to either avoid or minimize the major exposures.
Tax planning considers the tax implications of individual, investment, or business decisions, usually with the goal of minimizing tax liability. While decisions are rarely made solely on their tax impact, you should have a working knowledge of the income or estate tax issues and costs involved.