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Jim Shagawat, CFP®, ChFC®
AdvicePeriod

Tel: 201-509-4323
140 East Ridgewood Ave
Suite #415 South Tower
Paramus, NJ 07652

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AdvicePeriod | Financial Advisor in Paramus ,NJ

About AdvicePeriod

We deliver actionable advice with tangible outcomes. At AdvicePeriod we value simplicity and accountability. And, as planners first, you can expect clear insight that enables you to keep more of your wealth, so you can provide for you, your family, and for future generations.

We want you to meet your financial objectives. Our firm is grounded in robust planning. Its what allows us to deliver advice that makes a difference now and in the long run.

We want you to sleep well at night. No more worrying. Our data-driven experts make sure you keep more of what youve earned, and we offer total access and transparency whenever you want it.

We want you to be happy you found us. To ensure youre happy were part of your life, well keep you in the know with unparalleled service. We cant control the markets, but we can control the experience.


General Information

Firm Start Year:   2014
Gender:   Male
States Licensed in:   NJ,
Number of Years with Current Firm:   3
Work Experience:   AdvicePeriod 2019-Present Shagawat Financial Advisors 2017-2019 Baron Financial Group 2002-2017
I work with the following types of clients:   Businesses, Individual Investors
Advisory Services Provided:   Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Money Management, Risk Management, Education Funding and Planning, Financial Planning for Individuals, Financial Planning for Businesses, Tax Advice and Services, Portfolio Management, Financial Planning, Estate Planning & Trusts, Investment Advice & Management, Financial Advice & Consulting, Wealth Management


Services

Investment Types:   Mortgages & Real Estate, Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Alternative Investments, Stocks, Bonds, FOREX & Currency, Options & Futures, Commodities, Mutual Funds, Socially Responsible Investments (SRI)
I can meet clients in the following ways:   Via Phone, At my office, Our Offices, Video Conference, Via Email


Firm Information

Advisor's Number of Clients:   50
Advisor's Number of Managed Clients:   50
Advisor's Number of Planning Clients:   50
Assets Managed by Advisor:   $50,000,000


Compliance

Registered Investment Advisor:   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 and Fees

Fee Structure:   Fee Only
Minimum Portfolio Size for New Managed Accounts:   $1,000,000
Compensation Methods:   Based on Assets, Flat Fee
Fee % Based on Assets:   .95%
Additional Details on Charges:   We suggest a fixed annual advisory fee expressed as dollars, not a percentage of your assets. However, your fees will be based on the scope of our work, the complexity of your situation and our ability to add value.


Education

MBA - Business  Rutgers - Newark, N.J>
1997-1999


Jim Shagawat

Jim Shagawat

CFP®, ChFC®

Jim Shagawat CFP®, ChFC®, is a Partner Advisor with AdvicePeriod and based in Bergen County, New Jersey. For almost 20 years, Jim has continually offered his clients the highest level of service with innovative, tailored financial solutions including tax-efficient strategies and estate planning. In his field, Jim is known for his modern approach to wealth management and flexibility to his customers needs. His vast and diverse pool of clients includes a lead movie actress, educators, entrepreneurs, and corporate executives. Formerly the founder of Windfall Wealth", Jim joined AdvicePeriod due to its close alignment with his own philosophy of approaching wealth management with intelligence, and thoughtful decision making that is both active and proactive while always keeping the clients best interests in mind. Jim holds an MBA and offers extensive knowledge and experience in financial planning, investing, and estate planning. Over the years, he has gained valuable skills in understanding the visions of different customers easily, as well as developing a road map catered towards attaining the client's personal financial goals. Jim attends to his clients with the utmost professionalism and offers his services with staunch trustworthiness, and uncompromising integrity. These attributes have earned him the trust of his clients and professional recognition with the prestigious Five Star Wealth Manager Award. Jim has also been recognized as Bergen County, NJ Top Financial Advisor. Jim has made appearances on PBS and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. In his free time, Jim enjoys sound engineering, watching films, being a dad, and playing the saxophone. Bergen County, NJ Top Financial Advisor awards are based on three criteria: 1) Individual financial advisors number of years in business; 2) number of individual client relationships; and 3) advisor firms assets under management. All three criteria were given equal weighting in deciding the final order of the rankings. Recognition and awards The prestigious Five Star Wealth Manager Award. Recognized as Bergen County, NJ Top Financial Advisor. Appearances on PBS and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. Bergen County, NJ Top Financial Advisor awards are based on three criteria: 1) Individual financial advisors number of years in business; 2) number of individual client relationships; and 3) advisor firms assets under management. All three criteria were given equal weighting in deciding the final order of the rankings.

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My Services

Financial Planning for Individuals

I work with retirees as well as those preparing for retirement and while my clients come from all walks of life, the one thing they all have in common is that they realize, "It's Time To Get Serious!" I help you: 1. Create A Stream Of Steady, Secure Income Youll Never Outlive 2. Grow Your Principal To Offset Future Inflation 3. Reduce, Defer Or Eliminate Taxes Altogether 4. Protect Your Assets From The 6-Ds Death, Divorce, Disability, Disenchantment (Burnout), Dementia & A Steep Market Decline 5. And Finally, I Help You Create A True Lasting Legacy For Future Generations By Developing A Plan To Leave What You Want, To Whom You Want, When You Want, With A Minimum Of Taxes & Maximum Control


Financial Planning for Businesses

Master Planning For Business Owners - Reduce, defer or eliminate Income and Capital Gains Taxes. Help prepare both Business Owner & business for an exit, sale or transfer. Find a buyer, negotiate the deal, execute the transaction and make it stick, and invest the proceeds with performance based fees.


Portfolio Management

We want to help our clients create and maintain tangible wealth by investing in a tax-efficient and low-cost manner that balances risk and return based on the clients goals. We believe in a disciplined, diversified approach to asset allocation.


Communities Served

New Jersey & Beyond