By setting up a meeting with a CFP® professional, you’ve already completed the first step toward getting your finances in order. But wait, there’s more...
The more information you provide, the better. Your CFP® professional will be thankful if you take some time beforehand to organize and digitize your recent financial statements. You may be asked to bring personal identification with you as well to comply with regulatory requirements.
We recommend completing the necessary paperwork and questionnaires ahead of time to make sure the first meeting goes smoothly. Your CFP® professional will thank you.
Part of making a plan for the future is knowing what goals you’d like to achieve. You don’t need to have anything set in stone, but be ready to chat through your long-term expectations.
Setting up any good long-term relationship involves trust and understanding from both parties, so go ahead and ask your CFP® professional the hard questions. Here’s a list to help you get started.
You and your CFP® professional will work out a payment structure that works for you, including fees, commissions or a combination of both.