TTG Financial is a Registered Investment Advisor, a Fiduciary. As such, a RIA is bound ethically and legally to always act in the best interest of your clients.
We manage assets and consult and advise on any and all financial and investment topics with considerable expertise in Retirement Planning, Estate Planning, Special Needs Planning and 401K Administration. Therefore, we sell no products such as Insurance or Annuities, and are Fee Only, so we do better when you do better.
We have a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), Master Registered Financial Consultant (MRFC®), Qualified Pension & 401K Administrator (QPA®, QKA®) and a Chartered Special Needs Consultant (ChSNC®) on staff working WITH you and FOR you to achieve your goals. There is no cookie cutter approach. Every client's needs are unique.
|Firm Start Year:||2006|
|No. of Employees:||5-9|
|Name of Custodial Firm:||Schwab|
|Number of Years with Current Firm:||17|
|Work Experience:||James L. Evans has been in the financial services business for 38 years. After serving as branch manager for a retail brokerage firm for 17 year he desired to provide advice as an independent fiduciary and in October 2006 founded TTG Financial along with his business partner Jim Kotagides. His broad responsibilities including compliance, accounting, trading , financial planning and asset allocation modeling. He obtained his Investment Advisor Representative license (Series 65) in August of 2003. He has four Professional Designations; Qualified Pension Administrator® in May 1992 and Qualified 401(k) Administrator® in July 2002 issued by the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries, the Certified Financial Planner® designation issued by the Board of Certified Financial Planners in October 2005 and the Chartered Special Needs Consultant® designation issued by the American College.|
|Work with the following types of clients:||Non-Profit Organizations, Individual Investors, Businesses|
|Advisory Services Provided:||Financial Advice & Consulting, Investment Advice & Management, Estate Planning & Trusts, Insurance Products & Annuities, Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Money Management, Risk Management, Education Funding and Planning, Financial Planning for Individuals, Financial Planning for Businesses, Tax Advice and Services, Retirement Planning|
|Investment Types:||Mutual Funds, Alternative Investments, Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Commodities, Insurance, Stocks, Bonds, Options & Futures|
|Can meet clients in the following ways:||Our Office, Your Home, Email, Your Office, Video Conference|
|Firm's Number of Clients:||180|
|Firm's Number of Planning Clients:||160|
|Firm's Number of Managed Clients:||160|
|Assets Managed by Firm:||$148,000,000|
|Advisor's Number of Clients:||180|
|Advisor's Number of Managed Clients:||180|
|Advisor's Number of Planning Clients:||160|
|Assets Managed by Advisor:||$155000000|
Compensation and Fees
|Minimum Portfolio Size for New Managed Accounts:||$250,000|
|Compensation Methods:||Based on Assets, Hourly, Flat Fee|
|Fee % Based on Assets:||See CRS|
|Additional Details on Charges:||Detailed information is available at our website in both our CRS and ADV. www.teamttg.com|
|Financial Advice & Consulting
TTG provides personalized confidential financial planning and investment management to individuals, pension and profit sharing plans, trusts, estates, charitable organizations and small businesses. Advice is provided through consultation with the client and may include: determination of financial objectives, identification of financial problems, cash flow management, tax planning, insurance review, investment management, education funding, retirement planning, and estate planning. TTG is strictly a fee-only financial planning and investment management firm. The firm does not sell annuities, insurance, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, limited partnerships, or other commissioned products. The firm is not affiliated with entities that sell financial products or securities. No commissions in any form are accepted. Investment advice is an integral part of financial planning. In addition, TTG advises clients regarding cash flow, college planning, retirement planning, tax planning, estate planning and business planning. The client always maintains asset control. TTG places trades for clients under a limited power of attorney. Periodic reviews are also communicated to provide reminders of the specific courses of action that need to be taken. More frequent reviews occur but are not necessarily communicated to the client unless immediate changes are recommended. Other professionals (e.g., lawyers, accountants, insurance agents, etc.) are engaged directly by the client on an as-needed basis. The initial meeting, which may be by telephone or video conference, is free of charge and is considered an exploratory interview to determine the extent to which financial planning and investment management may be beneficial to the client.
TTG Financial utilizes asset allocation models and sophisticated technical tools to construct a target allocation for the Investor. This allocation will reflect both the Investor's tolerance to market volatility, personal goals and expectations, as well as trends in the stock and economy in general. This methodology is referred to as Enhanced Portfolio Analysis. Enhanced Portfolio Analysis is made up of four primary components:
Ø It uses Modern Portfolio Analysis to determine your optimum asset allocation.
Ø It utilizes Dow Cyclical Analysis to assist in identifying primary market trends and adjusts your holdings, or takes defensive positions to reflect these trends.
Ø It utilizes technical analysis to assist in identifying secondary market trends and then adjusts your portfolio or takes defensive positions to reflect these trends.
Ø It uses fundamental analysis of each security in the Investor's portfolio to assure "best of breed" representation in each identified asset class.
Ø TTG will deploy these strategies on a discretionary basis. The client does not normally have input on specific investment decisions. Exceptions are made on a case by case basis.
WiserAdvisor provides referrals to financial professionals. WiserAdvisor is not a current client of advisor or advisory services. Financial professionals pay cash compensation for these referrals, which creates the incentive for WiserAdvisor to make these referrals, resulting in a conflict of interest.
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Compliance Disclosures in Last 5 years:
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|Tue.||8:00 AM - 4:00 PM|
|Wed.||8:00 AM - 4:00 PM|
|Thu.||8:00 AM - 4:00 PM|
|Fri.||8:00 AM - 4:00 PM|
|Canton||OH North Canton|
|OH Massillon||OH Akron|
|OH Uniontown||OH Green|
|OH Hartville||OH Cuyahoga Falls, OH Alliance|
|OH Dover||OH Sugar Creek|
|OH Navarre||OH Bath|
|OH Stow||OH Kent|
|OH Ravenna||OH Louisville|
|OH Canal Fulton||OH Clinton|
|OH Minerva||OH New Philadelphia|
|OH Youngstown||OH Wooster|
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