The purpose of financial planning is to develop objective wealth management strategies to arrange resources in a way that is consistent with your personal values. Success is not measured in performance statistics (a loser’s game) but rather in progress toward achieving personal goals – the only real-life benchmark that counts – and avoiding bad decisions.
A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® professional follows established practice standards established by the CFP Board, and as a fiduciary advisor, is bound to put client interests first.
James Lorenzen received his ACCREDITED INVESTMENT FIDUCIARY® from the Center for Fiduciary Studies in association with the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh.
Bad decisions can create time bombs, and few decisions can be as disastrous as those that result from the mistakes many women make when it comes to claiming Social Security benefits. This is particularly true for widows, divorced spouses, and stay-at-home parents.