Virtually every new client comes to us with some areas of risk they don’t even realize they are taking, and it’s our job to help get them back on track. Do you know what your blind spots are?
We employ a proactive and collaborative process to understand who you are and what you want to accomplish so we can implement a customized plan for all areas of your financial life: Investments, taxes, estate planning, insurance, charitable giving, and more.
Merriman was founded in 1983 as a fee-only investment advisory firm with a strong focus on excellent service, smart investing and long-term goals. We’ve grown significantly since then, and have also come to realize that investment advice is only a small piece of the puzzle.
To help our clients be truly successful in achieving their goals, we offer a comprehensive approach to wealth management that includes not only investment planning, but also encompasses taxes, estate planning, insurance, risk management, charitable giving and more.
Investing is a sort of science. Our investment philosophy is grounded on decades of academic research, and relies on objective data rather than emotions and forecasts. Above all, we seek to balance return and risk considerations over longer-term time horizons.
Whether you recently transitioned to being self-employed or have been a business owner for years, you may have wondered what the best way is to save for retirement. However, the decision as to which type of plan to choose is far from simple. Let this flowchart help guide you!
Americans are rethinking what they value and how they want to spend their precious moments. If you are preparing to retire, these tips will help you make the most from downsizing.
Through my own experience as a tech employee and my experiences now as an advisor working with tech professionals, I’ve identified some of the biggest financial planning mistakes that can hold the tech community back from achieving financial independence and success.
You can incorporate your values and support causes through sustainable, responsible, and impact (SRI) investing. Learn about some of the roadblocks and how to break down the barriers to sustainable investing.