Learning about our clients is about listening to our clients. (During this initial phase, we will take the time to ask questions and find out what is important to you)
Once we have completed our discovery process, we then build a financial plan that takes into account current assets, savings capacity, life goals such as retirement, education,travel, etc., and your risk tolerance. We then communicate to you our advised investment model utilizing a diversified investment platform of stocks, bonds and mutualfunds. We utilize forecasting and planning tools to assist us in developing a plan based on expectations and measurement. Once your plan has been developed, we will refer to it frequently to ensure that we are on pace to meet expectations and assess allocation.
Our investment models are comprised of individual stocks, broadly diversified mutual funds in domestic and international markets, Exchange Traded Funds and individual bonds. We create portfolios that are completely transparent and do not utilize proprietary products. Our commitment is to our clients and we will always provide unbiased advice.
Our review process is a clear and concise format to ensure that we are following your customized plan at implementation.
We use Fidelity Institutional Investments as our primary Custodian for client assets. This decision was based on the following criteria:
a). Fidelity has more than 65 years of financial management experience and a reputation for integrity
b). They have assets under administration of $4.8 trillion, including managed assets of more than $2.0 trillion as of May 31, 2014
c). Fidelity is privately owned, all decisions are based on clients versus shareholders
d). Fidelity’s financial stability, its compliance with industry regulations, and its insurance protection all serve to help safeguard your investments
Fiduciary – An individual in whom another has placed the utmost trust and confidence to manage and protect property or money. The relationship wherein one person has an obligation to act for another’s benefit. ~ Legal Dictionary.
We value the trust and confidence that our clients place in us and in return, it is not only our mission statement, it is our legal obligation to always put your interests first and provide objective, non-biased, advice and solutions.
Our process is guided by the following principals:
a). Always use independent research when recommending investments
b). Create a comprehensive due diligence process
c). Only use partners and investments that have no direct interest in our investment management
d). Every decision is first based on the question, is this in the best interest of my client?
Main: (253) 948-3725
Toll Free: (866) 991-4269
Fax: (253) 313-5828
Lighthouse Wealth Strategies
3312 Rosedale Street NW Suite 201
Gig Harbor, Washington 98335