At Seacoast Wealth Management Financial Solutions, we start by getting to know you through personal interactions and detailed conversations, seeking to understand how you see your future playing out financially. Then we'll work with you to determine your risk tolerance and to uncover your specific goals: whether it's to accumulate, preserve or distribute your assets. From here, we develop concise, actionable strategies based on sound financial experience.
Planning for retirement is an ongoing process of establishing realistic goals and managing financial assets to accomplish those goals. Individuals not yet retired will spend their working years accumulating the assets needed to finance their goals. Retirees focus their attention on maximizing current income and making their retirement savings last throughout retirement.
Research shows that college graduates experience greater earnings, less unemployment and more self-confidence throughout their lives than do high school graduates. On average, people with a college degree earn 81% more than those with only a high school diploma. Over a lifetime, the gap in earnings potential between a high school graduate and college graduate can exceed more than $1,000,000.
Successful investing requires clear and practical objectives. Without specific objectives it is easy to become distracted by interesting products or emotional events that can deter you from meeting your stated objectives. No investment is absolutely safe; each involves some degree of risk. Risk must be evaluated in relations to return. Selecting the right mix of investments is a complex and challenging task. How do you determine the appropriate investment mix to meet your objectives?
The unexpected loss of a family member can cause tremendous emotional suffering. But if the loved one was a major contributor to the family's financial well-being, that suffering can be compounded by severe financial strain. By managing the risk of such a financial loss, families can reduce the stress and have some peace of mind knowing the surviving members will be provided for.