DC Strategies, Integrated Wealth Mgt. | Financial Advisor in Eatontown ,NJ

12 Christopher Way
Suite #200
Eatontown, NJ 07724
Phone: (732) 982-2170

"Know Your Options"


About

Assisting clients in understanding where they are today can be critical in setting attainable financial and personal goals for the future. We are a fee based "Wealth Management" firm that takes a comprehensive approach to clarifying and organizing our client's financial affairs. We provide ongoing education and insight to navigating the complexities of growing and maintaining "Wealth" while our clients benefit from a more balanced life. Our pledge is to provide quality information so that individuals may make sound choices about their financial future. Ultimately, our greatest impact may be the confidence that comes with working with an Adviser that will educate his clients in the options that are available,and implement those strategies in simple and easy to understand terms.

28 Years of Experience


  • CRD# 1183323
  • Insurance License# 9943468
  • Series 6, 7, 24, 63 Investment Advisor Representative

General Information
Firm Start Year:   1998
No.of Employees:   5-9
Insurance License#:   9943468
Name of Broker/Dealer:   Cetera Advisors LLC
Name of Custodial Firm:   Schwab/Fidelty/Genworth Trust/TD Ameritrade
States Licensed in:   All States as an RIA
Number of Years with Current Firm:   10
I work with the following types of clients:   Individual Investors , Non-Profit Organizations , Pension Plans , Businesses


Services
Investment Types:   Fee Based Managed Accounts , Commodities , Bonds , Stocks , Annuities , Alternative Investments , Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) , Mutual Funds , Insurance , Socially Responsible Investments (SRI)
I can meet clients in the following ways:   At my office , Via phone , At your office


Qualifications & Memberships
Insurance and Annuity Licenses:   Disability , Annuity , Life , Variable Annuity , Long Term Care , Variable Life
Financial Organization Memberships:   Financial Planning Association (FPA) , Paladin Registry


Firm Information
Firm's Number of Clients:   92
Firm's Number of Planning Clients:   35
Firm's Number of Managed Clients:   92
Assets Managed by Firm:   $40mm
Advisor's Number of Clients:   92
Advisor's Number of Managed Clients:   92
Advisor's Number of Planning Clients:   35
Assets Managed by Advisor:   $40mm


Compliance
Registered Investment Advisor:   Yes
Registered Representative:   Yes
Investment Advisor Representative:   Yes
I am an acknowledged fiduciary:   Yes
Compliance Disclosures in Last 5 years:   I have a clean record
Criminal Disclosures in Last 5 years:   I have a clean record


Compensation & Fees
Fee Structure:   I am a fee-based financial professional
Minimum Portfolio Size for New Managed Accounts:   500k
Compensation Methods:   Flat Fee , Hourly , Based on Assets
Fee % Based on Assets:   1.0%-1.50%
Hourly Rate:   $250
Flat Fee Rate:   $1000
Additional Details on Charges:   Initial consultation will determine which service is most appropriate for a client.


Education
BS  - Psycology  Monmouth University - West Long Branch, New Jersey
September 1975-June 1979



FAQs

  • What are your qualifications? What is your education background? 28 years in the Financial services industry. B.A. in Psychology, Monmouth University.
  • What is your approach to financial planning? A comprehensive approach to Wealth Management that designs and delivers a individualized solution in easy to understand terms.
  • What services do you offer? Fee based Financial Planning services. Fee based asset management services. Risk management and Estate planning consultation.
  • How many clients do you currently manage? 92
  • Will you be the only person working with me? Yes
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Daniel Chen

Daniel Chen

Biography


A resident of Monmouth County since 1968, Dan is a graduate of Monmouth University in West Long Branch with a B.S. in Psychology. In 1999 Dan recognized the need for personalized investment advice by working with employees of the small business pension plan market. As a result, he has become a strong influence in crafting a solution for this underserved population.

Dan specializes in delivering wealth management solutions to a growing affluent population. His customizable six step process designs and implements clear strategies that have the potential to increase the probability of long term financial security.

His twenty years as a trader in the U.S. Treasury markets for firms including Garban LLC and Cantor Fitzgerald have provided him with an immense and diverse experience in the global capital markets.

Today Dan delivers his consulting process to clients by designing and implementing sound strategies for pursuing their wealth management and preservation goals while collaborating with their other trusted advisers, including their legal team and tax team.

In his spare time, Dan continues his discipline as a martial artist and travels with his family in pursuit of exotic surfing destinations.

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My Services


Financial Advice & Consulting

"DC Strategies" is a ?Wealth Management? firm that takes a comprehensive approach to clarifying and organizing our client?s financial affairs. We provide ongoing education and insight to navigating the complexities of growing and maintaining ?Wealth? while our clients benefit from a more balanced life. Our pledge is to provide quality information so that our clients may make sound choices about their financial future.


Financial Planning for Individuals

"DC Strategies" Investment Management provides its clients with strategies and solutions to help get them where they want to go. We will help you understand your current financial situation and clarify your goals. We then provide you with a written plan designed to help you to meet your goals.


Portfolio Management

We will work with you to create an investment strategy that seeks to keep you on course in a variety of market conditions, we need to understand your circumstances and what you want to accomplish. We work with you to answer a number of key questions. What are your goals, including retirement, providing for loved ones, major purchases, or anything else important to you? Do you need access to your capital in a few decades, a few years or sooner? What is your appetite for risk? (Which types of investments would be best for you)? Annuity Strategy, Privatly Managed Account Strategy, Mutual Funds, Basket of Individual Securities.


Communities Served

All States

Office Hours

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

News & Events


Introduction - Dan Chen
When: 2017
Details:Dan's primary focus in working with clients is to provide education, insight and knowledge so that they clearly understand the options that are available to them. Watch this video to learn more! ...more


Awards & Recognitions


Newsweek Magazine Wealth Managers of New Jersey
(02/01/2011)

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