Fees & Compensation
We will work with you to create a goals-based financial plan and update it annually or whenever a major assumption changes. We’ll share your plan through an online financial organizer, so you can change assumptions whenever the mood strikes you. You can contact us whenever you have a question related to your personal finances and we will respond with our best advice. No extra charge. It’s all included in your monthly fee.
Project-Based Financial Planning Fixed Fee
Project-Based Financial Planning is offered on a fixed fee basis. The fixed fee will be agreed upon before the start of any work. The fixed fee can range between $500 and $5,000, depending on complexity and the needs of the client. The fee is negotiable. If a fixed fee program is chosen, half of the fee is due at the beginning of the process and the remainder is due at completion of work, however, BFP will not bill an amount above $500 more than 6 months in advance. Fees for this service may be paid by electronic funds transfer or check. In the event of early termination any prepaid but unearned fees will be refunded to the Client and any completed deliverables of the project will be provided to the Client and no further fees will be charged.
Financial Planning Hourly Fee
Hourly Financial Planning engagements are offered at an hourly rate of $250 per hour. The fee may be negotiable in certain cases and is due at the completion of the engagement. In the event of early termination by the Client, any fees for the hours already worked will be due. Fees for this service may be paid by electronic funds transfer or check.
Other Types of Fees and Expenses
Our fees are exclusive of brokerage commissions, transaction fees, and other related costs and expenses which may be incurred by the Client. Clients may incur certain charges imposed by custodians, brokers, and other third parties such as custodial fees, deferred sales charges, odd-lot differentials, transfer taxes, wire transfer, and electronic fund fees, and other fees and taxes on brokerage accounts and securities transactions. Mutual fund and exchange-traded funds also charge internal management fees, which are disclosed in a fund's prospectus. Such charges, fees, and commissions are exclusive of and in addition to our fee, and we shall not receive any portion of these commissions, fees, and costs.