Welcome to Waterfront Financial Management Group
Waterfront Financial Management provides comprehensive financial services to individuals, businesses and trusts. We implement appropriate financial strategies using a portfolio of stocks, bonds, mutual funds and exchange traded funds. We strive to become a trusted source of advice for our clients as they make financial decisions.
Our firm is comprised of experienced professionals who subscribe to a high level of personal financial guidance. Whether you are concerned about preparing for retirement, funding college savings accounts, or investing assets for the future, our staff is prepared to provide complete and clear information that will help you make informed financial decisions.
Through our close association with West Sound CPA LLC in our office, (www.westsoundcpa.com), we provide personal income tax services and tax strategies to help clients have a complete picture of their financial situation. In addition, we provide value-based consulting service to many business clients, based on our hands-on experience with growing a company, proper capitalization, use of funds and strategic planning. This is much more than the typical accountant or financial advisor offers – and businesses owners appreciate our philosophy of “no surprises” as we help them manage their financial resources.
Our primary goal – to improve the quality of our client’s lives by helping them pursue financial peace of mind.
This requires getting to know our clients in very personal ways. We invite you to get to know our firm, and become a part of our client family. If you have questions about your current financial situation or wish to schedule an appointment, send us an email or give us a call at (360) 692-9000.
Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
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What is the Value of Your Business?
Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.
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Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.
Here are several important changes to Social Security that may impact how and when you can begin taking income benefits.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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