As Managing Director at Signet Financial Management of SWFL, I strive every day to help my clients pursue their financial goals. I am committed to helping make a difference in the financial futures of the individuals, families, and business owners that I have the opportunity to work with. By taking the time to get to know my clients and understanding what matters the most to them, we are able to work together to create goal-based plans designed around their unique needs.
If you have questions about potential investment solutions for retirement, providing for your children's or grandchildren's education, or legacy planning, I welcome the opportunity to see how I might be able to help.
Please call us at: 239-302-1715
Signet Financial Management was established in 1988. We have a local Naples Florida presence, and a team of driven professionals including Chartered Financial Analyst's (CFA) and Certified Financial Planner's (CFP) with decades of experience. We believe each client deserves their own personal portfolio, custom tailored to their individual requirements. We accomplish this by developing genuine relationships to intimately understand your goals and needs. We custom design portfolios based upon each client's individual risk tolerance and income needs using our own proprietary management strategies. This means our clients own the individual stocks and bonds our research has identified. The result is, we believe, a lower cost, more tax-efficient portfolio. Furthermore, this promotes transparency for clients about every investment decision we make.
|Firm Start Year:||1988|
|Name of Custodial Firm:||TD Ameritrade & Charles Schwab|
|States Licensed in:||FL|
|Number of Years with Current Firm:||3|
|Work with the following types of clients:||Individual Investors, Businesses|
|Advisory Services Provided:||Tax Advice and Services, Risk Management, Retirement Planning, Estate Planning & Trusts, Financial Advice & Consulting, Portfolio Management|
|Investment Types:||Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Options & Futures, Bonds, Stocks, Mutual Funds, Alternative Investments, Socially Responsible Investments (SRI)|
|Can meet clients in the following ways:||Via Phone, Our Office, Your Home, Your Office, Via Email, Video Conference|
Compensation and Fees
|Minimum Portfolio Size for New Managed Accounts:||$500,000.00|
We help clients think through their most pressing
investment-related issues and build portfolio solutions for any market environment. In developing your investment strategy, we start with an in-depth process of discovering who you are, what your priorities are, and what you want to achieve. Then we apply our skill and experience to manage investment solutions that best fit your unique needs.
Achieving your retirement goals takes disciplined saving,
spending, and investing. Our team of experts work with you to stay on track to live the retirement you want:
We will develop a clear picture of your current financial
The primary purpose of insurance is to provide economic protection against losses that may be incurred due to an event happening such as death, illness, or accident. This type of protection is provided through an insurance policy, which is simply a device used by companies to accumulate funds to have enough reserves to meet these uncertain losses. At Signet we will take you through a forensic review of your insurance policies to assess your insurance needs from a coverage and cost perspective. We have partnered with Sheridan Wealth Advisors.
Estate Planning & Trusts
Estate Planning includes but is not limited to the
establishment and updating of wills, trusts, insurance,
long term care, beneficiary designations, Powers of
Appointment, and gifting. With the ever-changing tax law, healthcare overhaul and other dynamic issues at play, it is increasingly vital to consult experts in each of these spaces to ensure one's wealth is properly shielded from unnecessary tax burdens.
Tax Advice and Services
We believe we can add real value for clients by managing the potential drag, or reduction of return, caused by taxes. We engage investors in discussions about providing a more complete plan and how their taxable assets may benefit form a tax-managed approach. Some key considerations include:
Investment Advice & Management
Acting in a fiduciary capacity, we work with you to design
an investment strategy that is integrated with all aspects
of your financial life. We invest using a consistent,
structured process coupled with strong research and risk
management and active portfolio management. You can count on us for expert advice and counseling at every juncture of your financial life, with personal attention and
We believe our clients should only accept as much risk as necessary to achieve their financial goals. We design
portfolios for more than the pursuit of returns -
eliminating undue risk is an equally important objective.
Financial Advice & Consulting
As independent financial advisers, we are obligated to recognize your unique goals, family situation, and financial resources and help you orchestrate the best possible balance between all your competing needs. Our goal is to keep you well informed and the provide you easy access to investment and financial planning that can best meet your needs.
Do you have a customer satisfaction or refund policy?
Yes, but we cannot issue refunds. You pay as you go on a quarterly basis and can cancel anytime.
Why should I choose you as my financial advisor?
We are staffed with CFP's, CFA's, and MBA's
What are your qualifications? What is your education background?
FEE-ONLY FINANCIAL PLANNING: We are a fee-only financial advisor. We have a fiduciary responsibility to our clients, and work only for the best interest of our clients. This allows us to: Customize an investment portfolio that is optimal for you and your family and provide unbiased timely advice.
How do you charge for your services?
OUR SERVICES: We specialize in providing financial planning and investment services to individuals and their families. As your advisor, we assist you with: Financial planning Investment planning Retirement Planning Insurance and Income Tax review Estate and succession planning Risk Management
If you are going to manage my account, will you obtain my permission every time you buy or sell something?
No, we use a team approach.
Registered Investment Advisor:
Investment Advisor Representative:
|Mon.||9:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Tue.||9:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Wed.||9:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Thu.||9:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Fri.||9:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Fort Myers||Fort Myers Beach|
We thank each of our clients for helping us attain the Five Star Professional Award. Five Star Professional conducts research to help consumers select a service professional. They award businesses in more than 45 markets in the U.S. and Canada. Award candidates are identified by one of three sources: firm nomination, peer nomination or pre-qualification based on industry credentials. Self-nominations are not accepted. A few of the items they consider include: Credentials as a Registered Investment Advisor Favorable regulatory history Client retention rate Number of client households being served Education and professional designations The award recognizes service professionals who continuously provide quality service to their clients. We are honored for this recognition and wanted to share it with our clients. You have entrusted us with your financial well-being and we acknowledge the importance of that decision. We thank you for continuing to be our clients. The January 2017 edition of New Jersey Monthly magazine will include a feature on our firm and this award.
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