Our Process

YOUR VISION IS OUR GOAL

At Stonebridge Wealth Strategies, our mission is simple. We help families and individuals as they build wealth for the future while protecting their assets from the unforeseen. Through small manageable steps, we help you work towards achieving better financial health. We believe in an educational approach to financial planning. This empowers you to take control of your finances and makes you an integral part of the process. How do we do it? We get to know you. Once we understand your vision for the future, we develop a customized strategy to help you achieve it.

EVERY JOURNEY STARTS WITH A FIRST STEP

Every person’s financial journey is different. Whether you are just starting out or nearing the later stages of your journey, our four-step process will help you bring your future into focus.

DISCOVERY

It all starts with a conversation. We learn about your goals and gather information about your current financial situation.

STRATEGY

Knowing that every plan is unique, we establish a comprehensive strategy based on your personal objectives.

ACTION

Keeping in mind your specific goals, we select suitable products and services to implement your strategy.

REVIEW

After the strategy is implemented, regular reviews are vital. Over time, adjustments are needed to make sure you are on track towards meeting your goals.

For many, this might be the biggest asset they own. Make sure you understand all the options and get the most out of your benefit.

How we can help you

  • Maximizing social security benefits
  • Understanding pension claiming options
  • Building an income plan inclusive of all accumulated assets, pensions, and Social Security
  • Staying focused to meet changing objectives
  • Quantifying income changes if someone passes away

From cost effective family protection to using life insurance as an asset, we’ll make sure you know what life, disability, and long-term care options best fit your needs.

How we can help you

  • Reviewing aging life insurance policies
  • Understanding and quantifying risk
  • Building a plan for Long-Term Care
  • Reviewing employer benefits such as short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Protecting wealth, assets, and heirs from the unforeseen

Accumulation strategies to get you to retirement and holistic, tax efficient distribution plans to get you through.

How we can help you

  • Building a savings plan to reach retirement
  • Developing a plan for income while in retirement
  • Accounting for different variables through retirement (i.e. rates of return, inflation, and taxes)

From planning for generational wealth to making sure assets pass to heirs correctly, our firm has the resources to help clients.

How we can help you

  • Building intergenerational financial plans
  • Discussing legislation changes and resulting effects on legacy plans
  • Leveraging assets to efficiently pass wealth to the next generation
  • Partnering with experts to develop legacy plans using wills, trusts, etc.

Taxes have one of the biggest impact on how much you make and more importantly, how much you keep.

How we can help you

  • Building and maintaining tax-efficient investment portfolios
  • Developing strategies designed to save taxes
  • Identifying Roth conversion opportunities
  • Working with tax advisors to streamline tax preparation

Our firm has access to world class money managers to help our client grow their wealth.

How we can help you

  • Vetting investment managers
  • Building efficient, diversified portfolios
  • Designing portfolios based on varying needs and risk profiles
  • Educating on markets, volatility, and importance of staying invested for the long-term

$691 Million in Asset Under Management

12 Professional Designations

Over 100 years combined Experience

 
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