INDEPENDENT, FEE-ONLY FINANCIAL PLANNING
Whether you are heading into the office or enjoying your retirement, you need confidence that your financial advisor is attending to your needs - tax, estate, insurance, college planning, and a carefully structured portfolio. We take care of all the details of your financial life, so the you can focus on living your life.
At Van Wie Financial, our goal is to help you achieve your goals and dreams through highly personalized, full-service financial planning and investment management. As independent, fee-only advisors, we sell no products, make no commissions, and work only for you - our client.
FAMILY OWNED & FAMILY FOCUSED
As a father-son team, we understand the importance of family. We get to know our clients and their families so that we can best serve them as the years go by and the circumstances of their lives evolve and change.
Our boutique service means we truly make ourselves available to our clients whenever it is convenient for them. We understand that life does not just happen between 9-5, and we are dedicated to being there when you need us.
WE ANSWER THE QUESTIONS YOU DIDN’T EVEN THINK TO ASK
Because there are many factors that may change in your situation or the environment, it’s of the utmost importance to us to be proactive and knowledgeable in the financial industry. We work closely with your legal and accounting professionals when needed. We are committed to staying up-to-date on relevant tax, estate and social security laws in order to provide you with the best financial advice for your particular situation.
FIDUCIARY TO OUR CLIENTS
We are 100% focused on your needs, and truly believe that your investment and financial plan should revolve around you, without any conflicts of interest. As independent, fee-only Certified Financial Planners®, we have a fiduciary responsibility to always place your interests ahead of our own.
WHAT FEE-ONLY MEANS FOR YOU:
- Our compensation comes solely from the fees paid by our clients
- We receive no compensation from any product recommendations
- We only represent you, our client
- We never accept commissions, cross-selling fees, referral fees, or kickbacks
- We never accept "soft-dollar" arrangements from anyone
- We offer completely unbiased advice that is solely in your best interest
- Our firm is fiduciary to our clients – meaning we are required by law to always act in the best interest of our client. Should any conflicts of interest arise, we must eliminate or disclose them to you
Steve quoted interviewed for an article on the Dollar Stretcher Website
Cynthia is confused where to invest her IRA. She doesn't know that much about investing and she's not sure who can give her good, sound advice. Since investment choices are vitally important to IRA performance, we wanted to find out how diversification can impact an IRA. To help us navigate the options and questions you might have about diversifying your IRA portfolio, we reached out to Steve Van Wie, CFP® and owner of Van Wie Financial in Jacksonville Beach, FL.
Adam answering phone for Wise Money Week on WJXT, Channel 4
Steve quoted in New York Times
"Steven H. Van Wie, a fee-only financial planner in Jacksonville Beach, Fla., has struggled to find affordable plans he feels comfortable recommending to his small-business clients. He is intrigued by some of the new offerings, though he wishes the companies more prominently disclosed the details of their portfolios. Finding out that Honest Dollar and ForUsAll use Vanguard funds (Ubiquity’s mix includes Vanguard along with Schwab and Barclays) requires digging deep into the fine print of their sites.
“I would use that as a selling point,” Mr. Van Wie said. “A plan is only as good as the investment choices it offers.”
Article in Landing Life
"At the tender age of 64, not many people are starting up new businesses. But that is exactly what Steve Van Wie decided to do this year, after 14 years as a practicing CFP® (Certified Financial Planner®). Steve and his son Adam, who is registered with the State of Florida as an Investment Advisor, had been working together, and had been discussing the benefits of going independent for quite some time"...
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