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Answers about the financial planning process

Where Brett answers questions people typically ask when they're looking for a financial advisor, as well as the questions his clients have about the financial planning process.

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Brett Langill is a Toronto financial advisor. He works with a relatively small group of families, individuals and businesses, giving them proactive and tailored personal financial advice. He prefers a select number of clients, rather than a big crowd, so he can better understand each person's individual life goals and priorities.

The Resources page is where Brett answers questions people typically ask when they're looking for a financial advisor, as well as the questions his clients have about the financial planning process. Future topics include:

  • How to recognize five star service from a financial advisor
  • 3 good reasons to work with a financial advisor
  • How financial planners charge for their services

Most of the posts on the Resources page include a video, as well as a transcript, making it understandable for everyone--whether you prefer broadcast-style or the written word.

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Every family’s lifestyle and financial issues are unique. Yet every parent, regardless of their situation, has dreams for their children. Here are 3 financial planning suggestions to ensure your goals for your special needs child become a reality.

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If you're wondering if hiring a financial planner is right for you, consider the benefits. Research shows professional advice significantly affects your investable assets, regardless of your household income. Plus, you'll develop a greater savings discipline through advice and positively impact your retirement readiness.

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It may be possible for you to retire early, but the only way to know is to improve your financial situation and work towards your lifestyle goals.

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If you're hiring a financial planner for the first time or looking for a second opinion, there's no need to be apprehensive about booking an initial meeting. When you meet with Brett for the first time, the biggest stress you will likely have is deciding whether to have a cookie with your coffee or not. 

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While fees matter, finding and hiring the lowest cost solution is not a good way to manage your personal finances successfully. Instead, consider the value of financial advice--what you get in return for what you're paying--as well as your and your family's needs.

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You may have recently inherited some money, begun saving for your first home or decided to start a family. Perhaps you’re thinking about retirement and wondering if your money will last your lifetime. Regardless of your situation, there are many reasons to hire a financial advisor.

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A five-star financial advisor engages you in a discussion about your short- and long-term financial and life goals. If your goals or time horizon are unrealistic, the advisor gives you appropriate feedback and advice.

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