The Bridge to Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But, here at Central Coast Financial Management we believe that along with these challenges come great opportunities and potential rewards, for those who can identify long-term trends and maintain a solid wealth management plan.
Our firm was founded in 2012 with a mission to "provide you with the peace of mind necessary to more fully enjoy your life."
Our team has over 50 years of experience in the financial services sector, with specialties in retirement planning and small business planning. As Financial Advisors, we strive to continually provide reliable advice to our many clients in Monterey, Carmel, Salinas, Aptos, Santa Cruz, and beyond!
How We Work
Our first priority is always your overall financial success. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships, that encourage open and honest communication, have been the cornerstone of our business model and the foundation for our success.
We would be honored to help you learn more and assist you on your journey of pursuing your dreams and goals!
Choices for Your 401(k) at a Former Employer
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
Tax Rules When Selling Your Home
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.
Purchasing homeowners insurance is critical for protecting your home.
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
This checklist can give you a quick snapshot of how prepared you are.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?