Financial Planning for business owners is often two-sided: personal financial planning and planning for the business. Business owners have access to many financial tools that employees don’t have access to. This is a great advantage, however, it can also be overwhelming. A financial plan can relieve this.
A financial plan looks at where you are today and where you want to go. It determines your short, medium and long term financial goals and how you can reach them. For you, personally, and for your business.
Why Do You Need a Financial Plan?
- Worry less about money and gain control
- Organize your finances
- Prioritize your goals
- Focus on the big picture
- Save money to reach your goals
For a business owner, personal and business finances are connected. Both sides should be addressed: personal and business.
What Does a Financial Plan for a Business Include?
There are two main sides your business financial plan should address: growth and preservation.
- Cash management – managing cash and debt
- Tax planning – Finding tax efficiencies
- Retaining and attracting key talent
- Investment – either back into the business or outside of the business
- Insurance planning/risk management
- Succession/exit planning
What Does a Personal Financial Plan Include?
There are two main sides your financial plan should address: accumulation and protection.
- Cash management – savings and debt
- Tax planning
- Insurance planning
- Health insurance
- Estate planning
What’s the Financial Planning Process?
Establish and define the financial planner-client relationship.
Gather information about a current financial situation and goals, including lifestyle goals.
- Analyze and evaluate current financial status
- Develop and present strategies and solutions to achieve goals
- Implement recommendations
- Monitor and review recommendations. Adjust if necessary
Your Financial Plan
It can be hard to keep track of all your financial information. That’s why we’re introducing the concept of a Rockmoor Financial Plan Guidebook. A GuideBook is a modern approach to keeping all of your financial information, including your investment portfolios and action plans, in one place.
With your own personalized GuideBook, you’ll have a consolidated summary of your entire financial life with step-by-step support at your fingertips. A GuideBook is key to keeping you informed, engage, and motivated about your financial future!
As your stage of life and goals change, we’ll update your GuideBook to help you stay on track with your goals.
Summarize your portfolio, properties and action plan.
Access a modern, magazine-quality financial document.
Disclaimer: The title, Financial Planner, or the performance of financial planning, described as providing objective, integrated and comprehensive advice following an assessment of an individual’s current financial situation and current and future financial needs, except as is required in the performance of a licensee’s duties as a life insurance agent, can only be executed by an individual who has the education, experience, license(s), registration(s), and/or designation(s), held in good standing, to support this representation.
Take the Next Step
Our team in Nanaimo has acquired decades of experience specializing in providing quality financial advice in areas of financial planning, investments and insurance. Book a meeting with us to learn how we can help you with your finances.
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