Our Services We provide access to many types of investment products. All securities are offered through the independent broker-dealer, Royal Alliance Associates, Inc. Separately, as an independent registered investment advisory firm, we offer fee-based planning. In addition, we offer access to several insurance products. At Financial Matters, we provide expert assistance in the following areas: Investments 529 Plans Brokerage Accounts Coverdell ESAs Mutual Funds Roth IRA SEP IRA Simple IRA Traditional IRA Variable Annuities Financial Planning 401k Planning 403b Planning College Plans Estate Plans Money Management Money Purchasing Plans Profit Sharing Plans Retirement Plans Tax Plans Insurance Disability Income Insurance Life Insurance Long Term Care Insurance Our Process We start the financial planning process by analyzing cash flow streams, existing retirement plans, savings programs and insurance plans. Through research and discussions, we help our clients understand their individual financial goals, risk tolerances, and objectives. Putting all the pieces together, we make specific recommendations to help our clients achieve their goals. As our lives continually change, regular financial reviews are essential for successful financial planning. We offer flexible appointment hours to accommodate different schedules. Our Compensation Based on the needs of our client, if our client chooses to purchase investment or insurance products through our firm, we will receive commissions from the product sponsor(s). If our client seeks financial advice or consultation, we will charge our client fees on an hourly basis, however, fees are negotiable.