How We Help We help you focus on what’s important…and then we help you get there.While two clients may have the same assets, their goals, life circumstances, risk tolerance and dozens of other factors impact the type of journey they need to embark upon to meet their short- and long-term goals.Pinnacle Financial Advisors believes that financial planning and wealth management aren’t one-size-fits-all ventures. Establishing close, long-term relationships with clients that are rooted in trust and transparency, are the cornerstones of our firm. This consultative role provides us with the foundation necessary to strategically chart the best possible roadmap to help clients realize their dreams.We operate under a “process first” mentality and never try to fit our clients into predesigned models or portfolios. This approach allows us to adequately understand your goals and how we can help you get there. What’s more, we build plans that accommodate a variety of outcomes, so you may be covered even when life brings the unexpected. Our in-depth process includes:Our ServicesFinancial PlanningDo you know where you’re heading financially? Do you know where you are, and where you want to be?We believe that financial planning and wealth management aren’t one-size-fits-all ventures. Establishing close, long-term relationships with clients that are rooted in trust and transparency are the cornerstones of our firm. This consultative role provides us with the foundation necessary to strategically chart the best possible roadmap to help clients realize their dreams.Investment ManagementWhat’s the difference between an 401(k) and Roth IRA? Why not just keep my money in a savings account or CD? Aren’t all investment vehicles the same? Will investing make me rich?Deciding upon and managing investments can be an overwhelming process, especially given the sheer quantity of options available. By understanding your unique financial plan, we can help tailor and manage an investment plan especially designed for your financial objectives. Risk Management & InsuranceCould you still provide for your family if you were ill or injury? Will your family be okay in the event of an unexpected death? Have you planned for significant unexpected household expenses? Weighing risk is a fundamental part of the financial planning process. Knowing how much risk to take and when to take it in your journey can be the difference between a growing portfolio and unexpected detours. We ask the right questions to determine exactly where you fall on the risk spectrum and create your financial plan accordingly. We make strategic insurance recommendations to provide protection at your comfort level and meet your unique plan objectives.Tax Efficiency PlanningHow do I keep more money in my pocket at the end of the year? What’s the best way to navigate a dizzying tax code?Taxes are an inevitable element of life. We are especially well-versed in implementing tax efficiency strategies into the most straightforward or the most complex financial plans. Our approach includes diversification into tax now, tax later, or tax never solutions. We’ll help you manage your assets to make the most of your hard-earned money.Cash Flow ManagementDo you have a good handle on how much money you have coming in and the expenses that you need to keep an eye on? What are your plans to build those cash reserves? Do you have a plan to handle unexpected expenses? For individuals, especially business owners road mapping their life’s work, cash flow management is a topic that tends to cause anxiety. As business owners ourselves, we have a unique perspective and the expertise to navigate these waters and help ensure you maintain the liquidity to handle them and take advantage of opportunities.