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How We Work
Taking Control of Your Finances
The Traits of a Good Investor
HOW WE WORK
We design portfolios based on our clients’ unique needs.
How We Work
INITIAL CONTACT: Typically 10-15 minutes
Briefly discuss what the prospect is trying to accomplish.
Make sure the prospective client understands who we are and see if they are qualified to be a client.
Establish a time and place to meet to have a more in depth discussion of who we are and how we would work together.
FIRST MEETING: Typically 60-90 minutes
Establish an agenda, what does the prospective client wish to discuss and how much time do they have.
Discuss the client’s history of investing and their expectations of working with an investment advisor.
Review the client’s current financial circumstances and discuss their goals.
Describe the RSS investment process and financial planning services.
DECIDE IF WE SHOULD MEET AGAIN:
At the end of the first meeting, we will decide to either (1) meet again or set a date, (2) set a date for a follow up phone call or (3) decide it is not a good fit.
Discuss which financial statements and relevant information we will need on or before the next meeting.
Make sure all relevant parties will participate in the next meeting.
SECOND MEETING: Game Plan – Typically 60 minutes
Answer questions and address concerns.
Review the existing portfolio that is to be managed by RSS.
Discuss financial goals and any budget requirements.
Decide if we should sign paperwork and begin the process.
Sign contracts and establish an investment policy.
Complete necessary paperwork for the client’s broker dealer.
GETTING STARTED: Typically 10 business days
Establish limited power of attorney on client accounts
Open new accounts (if necessary)
Consolidate assets and transfer accounts to one broker dealer
Contact client’s tax advisor and confirm cost basis
Review existing client assets and prioritize initial purchase and sales
LET’S WORK TOGETHER
Our clients rely on our team to safeguard and grow their assets with a steady guiding hand.