Wealth goes beyond money...
Wealth is how you invest and accumulate your time and your money and transform them into relationships and experiences that matter to you.
What is Wealth?
We define Wealth as maximizing Money, Experiences, Relationships, and Time - realizing that there are trade-offs among the four. We offer the ability to guide you in maximizing your wealth by creating awareness in the four areas where you have control of your money
Behavior: The biggest threat to your portfolio is your behavior. We can reduce that threat.
Expenses: The average active mutual fund expense, according to an April 2018 Morningstar report is 0.71%. Our portfolio expense ranges from .05% to 0.25% - at least 64% lower.
Risk: There is the risk you need, the risk you are willing to take, and there are risks worth taking. We help you navigate this complex, dynamic topic with simple, unique solutions by looking at your complete risk spectrum
Taxes: The tax code was created by the wealthy for the wealthy. It is unnecessarily complex. If opportunities exist, we can capitalize in creating the greatest possible tax efficiency over your lifetime.
Finally, we focus on the essential deployment of this money to an investment and financial plan that will enable your experiences and relationships that matter on your time. You have unique goals and deserve to be treated uniquely.
Our Focus: Your Wealth through Advice and Allocation
What We Do, How We Invest, and How We Work With You
Investing without a financial plan is like building without a blueprint.
We DISCOVER your unique definition of wealth. We DESIGN an understandable, achievable plan. Then we DELIVER on what needs to be done with your household's financial needs.
The average investment advisor has 165 clients according to a 2011 study. Another study showed that the top firms in the country had, on average, 521 clients. Imagine if your child was in a class with 521 students. Probably not the experience you are looking for. Our DISCOVER-DESIGN-DELIVER model focuses on your personal needs, not a one-size-fits-all approach. To do that, we limit our household clients to 64 and we are approaching that number.
We offer Risk-Based Portfolio Construction that focused on the right investment, in the right account, and the right time. Your portfolio is about direction, not perfection. It is about a response to a purpose and a purposeful arrangement of parts - parts that are modular, flexible, and add value. It brings discipline and stronger design when these parts work together
We think and act long-term, while recognizing life is lived today. To do this, we balance a strategic framework with a tactical component so we can remain committed to the plan when markets misbehave
We maintain a common sense approach that examines relative and absolute value through your lens of defined risk
We diagnose and prescribe a course of action that is right for you as "life happens". We need to focus not on what we fear, but what can kill us
Why Us? What is the Difference?
1107 Kingham Drive
Midlothian VA 23114
Meet J.C. Corrigan
How I got here: Imagine it is 2002 after multiple years of 20% declines in your portfolio and you see your mutual fund has awarded you with some major capital gains. Combine that with my grandfather's banking influence and entrepreneurial spirit, and that led me down this path.
Favorite part of the job: All the conversations that deal with wealth that don't deal with money. When I see people talk faster or lean forward, I know how much it means to them. I am yet to walk into a house where people have pictures of their money - it's always at places they love with people they love.
What else should you know? I'm an RIA and a fiduciary and I am a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER. I graduated from Penn State with a degree in Nuclear Engineering and I have an MBA from Old Dominion University. I go to Saint Edward the Confessor Catholic Church. I spent 9 years in the U.S. Navy as a Mission Commander of the P-3C Orion aircraft and went to 19 countries. I spent time in Corporate America at General Electric and Capital One.
When I'm not working: If I'm not on my two mile daily swim, you will find me with my wife, Patty, and children Nathan and Shannon. That usually involves skiing, baseball, soccer, hiking, a trip to an orchard, or at a local brewery with friends over a game of bocci or cornhole. Patty is a Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist. Nothing makes me smile like when Nathan is on the mound or when Shannon is leading her Tae Kwon Do class. We also like to travel - Colorado, Costa Rica, and Belize have been some of our neatest trips.
You can reach me at jc at myfinancialstrategies dot com or call (804)317-0268.
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