Brad Owen featured in North County Property Group Blog

Author: Brad Owen

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Understanding California Proposition 19: What It Means for California Property Owners

Author: Rhonda Morgan

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What It’s Like to Work With EP Wealth Advisors – Completing Your Financial Health Assessment

The Proposal Meeting*: Financial Health Assessment

Some investors who have worked with a financial advisor and received a proposal before have noted that, while they were given the feeling they were being heard, this didn’t ultimately mean they actually had been listened to.

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Estate Planning Questionnaire: Preparing to Chat with an Estate Planner

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There are a number of reasons you might decide to talk to an estate planner. For example, you might be an adult child trying to get your parents’ affairs in order. Or you might be a parent yourself who’s trying to take the steps to look after your spouse and kids no matter what happens. You also might decide to talk to an estate planner because you are a grandparent, aunt, or uncle and want to protect the well-being of your extended family.

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What It’s Like to Work With a Financial Advisor | EP Wealth Advisors

Shopping for a financial advisor isn’t easy, and some advisors have earned the industry a less-than-stellar reputation. So we understand why, as an investor, you might be wary of salespeople with expensive products to pitch and doubt that the advice given really applies to you. That’s why we structured EP Wealth Advisors as a fee-only firm whose status as a fiduciary means we do not receive financial incentives when recommending investment products, and we are required to put your interest before our own. In addition to explaining these benefits to prospective clients, we wanted to be able to demonstrate them. To do this effectively,  we have created a Financial Health Assessment. It’s a transparent, two-meeting process* geared to inform and educate you on the realities of the markets, financial planning, and establish the foundation for a trusting relationship with an EP Wealth Advisor.

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