Douglas J Lyons Financial Group was founded on three fundamental pillars; trust, service, and experience. As an independent registered investment advisor, we are dedicated to understanding your unique needs and achieving your objectives utilizing a full range of strategies and solutions. Focusing on a limited number of clients allows Douglas J Lyons Financial Group to provide the personal attention and access you deserve.
Douglas J Lyons Financial Group utilizes a conservative yet customized approach in managing each client's investment portfolio. Mr. Lyons has gained his insight and experience over the past 25 years by working directly with high net worth families and business owners. He has earned both the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) accreditations. Mr. Lyons has lived in Bay Head, NJ for the last 20 years with his wife and two children.
|States Licensed in:||NJ|
|Number of Years with Current Firm:||4|
|I work with the following types of clients:||Individual Investors , Non-Profit Organizations , Businesses|
|Investment Types:||Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) , Alternative Investments , Bonds , Mutual Funds , Options & Futures , Stocks , Annuities , Insurance , Commodities|
|I can meet clients in the following ways:||At your home , At your office , At my office|
|Qualifications & Memberships|
|Insurance and Annuity Licenses:||Disability , Variable Life , Long Term Care , Variable Annuity , Life , Health , Annuity|
|Financial Organization Memberships:||New York Society of Security Analysts , Financial Planning Association (FPA)|
|Non-Financial Organization Memberships:||Estate & Financial Planning Council|
|Registered Investment Advisor:||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:||$250,000|
|Compensation Methods:||Flat Fee , Hourly , Based on Assets , Commissions|
|Additional Details on Charges:||Fee based as a % of assets under management and hourly rate for financial planning and consulting.|
|BS - Accounting||
Plymouth State University - New Hampshire
Mr. Lyons has more than 25 years assisting clients by carefully listening and then partnering with his clients and their other advisors to arrive at the best strategy and solution to meet each client?s unique objectives.
His industry experience includes serving as the Executive Director of a national division of Private Wealth Consultants at UBS Financial Services. This group provided advice to clients on issues including asset allocation, investment strategy, estate and retirement planning. Mr. Lyons was also a member of Merrill Lynch?s private wealth financial planning team where he provided sophisticated planning strategies for families, corporate executives and business owners.
Mr. Lyons has demonstrated his commitment to his profession by earning the financial industry's top two credentials: Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP). He has also earned the Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA), making him uniquely qualified to work with those impacted by divorce.
Financial Advice & Consulting
Recognizing that no two people are alike, we take the time to listen and understand your particular needs, goals, and vision. This understanding serves as the basis from which we develop an integrated plan that addresses every facet of your wealth. Developing an integrated plan and investment strategy is only the first step towards your financial success. The real value comes in having a team of experienced professionals assist you along the way to execute strategy and respond to your changing circumstances and objectives. We believe that consistency and stability are the cornerstones of success. A well diversified portfolio, well thought-out strategy, and our constant monitoring and diligence will provide long-term rewards.
Financial Planning for Individuals
Financial Planning: +Listen ? Our understanding your unique goals and objectives is paramount for your success. We want to learn your past investment experiences, present financial situation, and future financial expectations. +Planning ? Once we?ve carefully listened and gathered all your financial information and objectives, we begin developing a comprehensive plan that evaluates and provides recommendations about your investments, insurance, and estate. +Implement ? After we review the planning recommendations with you, we begin to effect the changes in your investment portfolio and coordinate with your other advisors, such as an estate attorney or accountant. +Manage, Monitor & Update ? As the steward of your investments we remain focused on watching over and taking care of your assets so you can feel confident you are progressing steadily towards your goals. Review meetings are typically conducted semi-annually or more often if desired and of course we are always available by phone or email.
Whether you are building a portfolio or looking to receive the benefits of your portfolio, we can help. Accumulation ? during one?s working life, building an adequate nest egg is essential. But how much is enough? What is the best way to save? Are some investments better than others for retirement savings? By first carefully understanding your goals, then preparing a comprehensive analysis, we determine your retirement need. We guide you, utilizing our expertise, on the most appropriate savings vehicle (such as an IRA, ROTH, 401(k)). Based on your long-term objectives and the retirement vehicle chosen, we will recommend the best investment options to ensure your retirement success. Distribution ? you?ve dreamt about this moment your entire working life, but now what? Are you certain your retirement savings, pension and social security will be enough? At our firm, we help you chart your course to a worry-free retirement. Utilizing our analytical planning tools, investment acumen and expertise in retirement plan rollovers, we make sure you have the income you need while protecting your assets from the destructive effects of inflation.
|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|