Once we fully understand your specific situation, we begin to build a plan to suit your needs. Asset classes fall under five broad categories:
Initially, we identify a broad set of diversified asset classes to serve as the building blocks for your portfolio. Our approach also evaluates each asset class on its potential for capital growth and income generation, volatility, correlation with the other asset classes (diversification), and inflation protection. Research¹ has consistently found the best way to maximize returns across every level of risk is to combine asset classes and allow individual securities to generate alpha.
Investing advice still might mean something in this crazy world of robot advisors and apps and near-constant information. We think it does. Nothing can protect an individual completely from market volatility, but we align our clients’ portfolios with their risk tolerances to ensure that they’re comfortable with their wealth management choices.
College is one goal people start saving for early, when they have young children in their homes. Or you may want to save money so you or your spouse can return to school. Whatever your goals, people often use a variety of tools, including 529 plans, to accomplish their education-related ambitions. And did you also know you might be able to use a 529 savings plan to save on taxes when paying tuition at a private K through 12 school for children in your home? Checking with an advisor is the best way to make sure you reach your education-related goals.
Retirement Income Planning
After looking at your unique financial situation, we aim to design a retirement plan that helps you create an income you can’t outlive—one that maximizes the value of your assets to protect your family, and one that preserves your legacy for your beneficiaries. We help people with unique situations; we find financial strategies that fit their goals.
Social Security Strategies
With our in-depth knowledge of Social Security, we can help you decide when is the right time to start drawing your benefits. Our goal is to assist you in maximizing your Social Security benefits, coordinate them with your spouse’s benefits, and help you fill the gap between your benefits and your overall retirement-income needs.
We can help you navigate your questions when it comes to selecting the right long-term care coverage for you and your needs. Or are you having to figure out how to pay for the unexpected extra expense or care for yourself or a loved one? Even if it’s “too late” for traditional long-term care, we help you understand what your options are should your resources become depleted.
Estate planning can be an emotional and complex series of decisions. Whether you want to leave your assets to your heirs or charity or want to develop a succession plan for your business, we can help you design a strategy that allows you to share your life’s successes with others while also leaving a legacy for those you love.
Investment Advisory services offered through ChangePath, LLC a Registered Investment Adviser. ChangePath, LLC and Mosaic Retirement Planning, LLC are unaffiliated entities.
Licensed Insurance Professional. We are an independent financial services firm helping individuals create retirement strategies using a variety of investment and insurance products to custom suit their needs and objectives. Investing involves risk, including the loss of principal. No Investment strategy can guarantee a profit or protect against loss in a period of declining values. Any references to protection or lifetime income refer to fixed insurance products, never securities or investment products. Insurance and annuity products are backed by the financial strength and claims-paying ability of the issuing insurance company. 19144 - 2019/8/15
The information is not intended to be investment, legal or tax advice. The agent can provide information, but not advice related to social security benefits. The agent may be able to identify potential retirement income gaps and may introduce insurance products, such as an annuity, as a potential solution. For more information, contact the Social Security Administration office, or visit www.ssa.gov.
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* The Five Star Wealth Manager award, administered by Crescendo Business Services, LLC (dba Five Star Professional), is based on 10 objective criteria. Eligibility criteria – required: 1. Credentialed as a registered investment adviser or a registered investment adviser representative; 2. Actively licensed as a registered investment adviser or as a principal of a registered investment adviser firm for a minimum of 5 years; 3. Favorable regulatory and complaint history review (As defined by Five Star Professional, the wealth manager has not; A. Been subject to a regulatory action that resulted in a license being suspended or revoked, or payment of a fine; B. Had more than a total of three settled or pending complaints filed against them and/or a total of five settled, pending, dismissed or denied complaints with any regulatory authority or Five Star Professional’s consumer complaint process. Unfavorable feedback may have been discovered through a check of complaints registered with a regulatory authority or complaints registered through Five Star Professional’s consumer complaint process; feedback may not be representative of any one client’s experience; C. Individually contributed to a financial settlement of a customer complaint; D. Filed for personal bankruptcy within the past 11 years; E. Been terminated from a financial services firm within the past 11 years; F. Been convicted of a felony); 4. Fulfilled their firm review based on internal standards; 5. Accepting new clients. Evaluation criteria – considered: 6. One-year client retention rate; 7. Five-year client retention rate; 8. Non-institutional discretionary and/or non-discretionary client assets administered; 9. Number of client households served; 10. Education and professional designations. Wealth managers do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the final list of Five Star Wealth Managers. Award does not evaluate quality of services provided to clients. Once awarded, wealth managers may purchase additional profile ad space or promotional products. The Five Star award is not indicative of the wealth manager’s future performance. Wealth managers may or may not use discretion in their practice and therefore may not manage their client’s assets. The inclusion of a wealth manager on the Five Star Wealth Manager list should not be construed as an endorsement of the wealth manager by Five Star Professional or this publication. Working with a Five Star Wealth Manager or any wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment by Five Star Professional in the future. For more information on the Five Star award and the research/selection methodology, go to fivestarprofessional.com. 2,158 Denver-area wealth managers were considered for the award; 206 (10% of candidates) were named 2021 Five Star Wealth Managers. 2020: 2,172 considered, 213 winners; 2019: 2,146 considered, 262 winners; 2018: 2,255 considered, 267 winners; 2017: 1,716 considered, 287 winners; 2016: 1,552 considered, 515 winners; 2015: 3,008 considered, 517 winners; 2014: 4,385 considered, 528 winners; 2013: 2,083 considered, 607 winners; 2012: 1,965 considered, 611 winners.