Thomas W Goodrich IV, CFP

Thomas W Goodrich IV, CFP


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Private Wealth Advisor with Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.

Are you looking for ways to reach your financial goals in today’s volatile market? Whether you’re saving for retirement, college for your kids, home improvement, travel, or other needs and dreams, you may be unsure about what to do next or whether you can do anything at all. That’s where I can help. I’ll take the time to listen and understand your goals, and help you build a plan to get back on track toward reaching them. Working together, we will work to find investing opportunities in today’s uncertain market that are aligned with your financial goals. That’s why now, more than ever, you need a plan. Areas of Focus Charitable Giving Employee Stock Options Retirement Planning Strategies Domestic Partner Planning Estate Planning Strategies Saving for Education Education University of Florida-Bachelors of Science Business Administration Professional Associations Certified Financial Planning Board of Standards 24 Years of Experience Licenses: Series 7, Series 64, State Insurance Working Together Meeting with an Ameriprise financial advisor is an important first step. It's an opportunity to get to know an advisor and share your goals and dreams. You're under no obligation; your initial meeting with an Ameriprise financial advisor will be relaxed and informal. Your meeting will include a review of your existing financial situation and potential opportunities, gaps or general strategies. While you won't receive a comprehensive review or financial planning services for which fees are charged, you should expect to get a sense of what it might be like to work together. What to expect Professional help in clarifying your financial goals and priorities If you decide to purchase a financial planning service, you will receive sound financial advice at a fair price, tailored to your investment objectives Accurate information about our tailored solutions, including risks, benefits and costs What to bring A list of any questions you have regarding your current financial situation Any account statements, budget information or other areas of your financial life that you feel deserve immediate attention A list of future dreams and financial goals you would like to achieve, including both short- and long-term goals I am licensed and registered to conduct business in FL. Based on licenses and registrations I hold, I may also conduct business in NY, MD, LA, VA, AZ, TX, HI, CA, NC, SC, GA, KY, MN. Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. is a broker-dealer and member of FINRA. Comments and "likes" should not be considered representative of client experiences, or indicative of future performance or success. While I appreciate the support of my clients, I cannot accept Recommendations or Endorsements due to Investment Advisers Act of 1940 rules which prohibit me from publishing a testimonial of any kind concerning the investment advice, analysis, reporting or other services I provide. For your privacy, please don’t post account or service-related information on this page. Instead, contact me directly. Please visit for more important disclosures and information.

The key to achieving your goals is to keep moving toward them. We can work together to help you stay on track toward your goals, even in uncertain times.

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Financial benefits of working in retirement

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“Your time is your life. That is why the greatest gift you can give someone is your time.” – Rick Warren, Author of A Purpose Driven Life

Couples may not always see eye to eye about money – but maintaining communication and developing good habits can help lead to financial harmony.

All the ways your burnout is costing you money

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Financially Supporting Your Adult Children? Don't Let It Jeopardize Your Retirement

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How to raise a whiz kid investor

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An early retiree quizzed over 140 millionaires about their money and found that most shared the same top regret

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Strategies to help reduce investment risk

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While fixed income returns are likely to be meager over the next year, it’s important to remember that outside of providing income, fixed income plays another important role - to act as a portfolio “stabilizer” during times of equity market volatility. #AmeripriseResearch

Modern Money: Financial priorities by generation

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