Financial Planning 101

Financial Advisers Add Value to Investors

“Consistently outperforming the market is unrealistic and unsustainable,” says Jean Marie DeAngelo.

According to a 2016 study by Vanguard, a holistic financial planner can add nearly 3% net of fees and taxes to a clients return by using seven unique practices. Vanguard believes the greatest value add to clients is behavioral coaching.

“Your financial planner can add up to 1.5% to your bottom line by helping you stick to your financial plan when emotions run high,” DeAngelo says.

In this installment of Financial Planning 101, DeAngelo of W3 Wealth Management LLC tells how a financial planner can help add value to investors.

W3 Wealth Management, LLC is a total financial planning firm. And when we say total, we mean it. W3 has assembled a team of accredited advisors including certified financial planners, CPA’s, attorneys, CLU’s and ChFC’s to assure all your financial affairs are working in tandem.

Our holistic approach to wealth management puts our clients at the center of our focus, every day. Our mission is to guide you towards achieving your financial goals.

On a daily basis we practice proactive, thoughtful, and personal wealth management planning. Couple that with our integrity, expertise and experience and you’ve discovered the very core of our philosophy.

W3 has offices in Akron, Warren, Beachwood, and Columbus with clients in over 25 states. We utilize screen-sharing technology so our out of state clients receive the same service as our local clients.

Across our service to individual clients, business clients and institutional clients, W3 manages over $600 million in investment assets.

Through an in-depth discovery of your goals and current situation, we create and implement a plan to guide you toward financial success. We continue to update your plan with the inevitable changes life brings. Actively engaging in this process helps to assure the continuance of your lifestyle in retirement.

We are independently owned and not beholden to any company, product, or provider. As your financial advocate, our primary goal is to provide you with objective advice and design the optimum strategy to meet your needs.

We pride ourselves on openly communicating with our clients in good markets and bad. This way, W3 clients never feel like they are braving the financial waters (choppy or smooth) on their own. Our lives (financial and otherwise) do not exist in a vacuum. For this reason, we always welcome calls or emails to touch base about what is on your mind and how we can assist you.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.