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!
Safeguard Your Digital Estate
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
How Stocks Work
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
These food myths will really put a drain on your wallet.
Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
Four vacation destinations you might never have thought of.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
When should you take your Social Security benefit?