Statement Of Purpose
You will be asked to provide a statement in your own words describing the
purpose of your account(s)/portfolio and your expectations.
Investment Review Process
Assign a risk level to the account/portfolio
We review your portfolio and assign a risk level according to the expected long-term risk and return profile. Risk levels are Speculative, Aggressive, Balanced Aggressive, Balanced, Balanced Conservative, Conservative, Principal Focused.
This helps you compare your overall expectations to your real situation.
Mutual Funds and ETFs: Identify peer-group ratings for performance and fund management
We review your Mutual Funds and ETFs and provide a peer-group comparison for performance and fund management.
This helps you make a comparison between investment options of similar risk.
Individual Securities: Assign a price to value as overpriced, fair priced, or underpriced
We review your individual securities and provide you guidance as to whether each one is over, under, or fair priced.
This helps you identify investment and risk management opportunities.
Benchmarking Performance & Things to Consider
We will look back in history and compare how your account(s)/portfolio would have performed over history compared to other similar options. We will also, as appropriate, give you things to consider looking forward.
This will help you understand the relationship between the risk that you are taking and the return that you are making.
Benchmarking Fees & Things to Consider
We will compare your investment fees and commissions with other comparable options.
This will help you gain an understanding of the value you receive in return for the fees that you pay.
We will provide you with an overall opinion on whether your account/portfolio will meet your stated objective, along with the key areas that you should address (if any).
This will help you understand what to do next.
WHAT DOES THIS PROGRAM COST?
S.E.E.D. Planning Group, LLC ("S.E.E.D.") is a Registered Investment Advisor ("RIA"), registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). S.E.E.D. provides financial planning and investment management services for clients in New York and other states across the country. S.E.E.D. will notice, file, and maintain all applicable licenses as required by the various states in which S.E.E.D. conducts business, as applicable. S.E.E.D. renders individualized responses to persons in a particular state only after complying with all regulatory requirements, or pursuant to an applicable state exemption or exclusion.
This web site is intended to provide general information about S.E.E.D. It is not intended to offer investment advice. Information regarding investment products and services are provided solely to read about our investment philosophy, our strategies, and to be able to contact us for further information.
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