FAQ What types of clients does CCA serve?Our client base consists of individuals, multi-generation families, corporations, small businesses, estates, trusts, pension and profit-sharing plans.How much money does one need to start a financial planning program?There is no minimum amount necessary to initiate a financial plan. In fact, the sooner you begin making practical, intentional steps to preserve your wealth, the better. You do not need to wait until you have a specific amount to start a plan, and we will not limit our services based on your investment ability. We are passionate about establishing life-long relationships and goals with individuals and families, so our firm is designed to advise and guide clients through each of life’s stages. We have the flexibility, expertise, and resources to develop a plan, tailored to you and your needs.What is a financial plan?A financial plan is an overall review of your financial situation. It takes into account your goals and objectives and focuses on income and tax planning, risk management, educational planning, and retirement. At CCA, we believe the most significant component of financial planning is the human element. A financial plan is useless without an understanding of you and what you value most. An essential first step to designing your personalized financial plan is to meet with you face to face, gaining a comprehensive understanding of your history, your circumstances, your ideals, and your goals. Once we understand where you want to go, we can tailor a plan to help you get there.How will CCA help me implement my financial plan?Through seminars and workshops, educational newsletters, and regular correspondence, we commit to keeping you informed. Likewise, as with any relationship, we want to sustain our understanding of your needs, so we encourage on-going, two-sided communication with our clients. We schedule regular meetings with each client, along with firm-wide, family-friendly appreciation events. Community is important to us, because it encourages trust and accountability; two ideals that are critical to your financial preparedness. Additionally, we maintain continual review and assurance for you by monitoring your accounts, mitigating any risks, and constantly assessing our strategies; all the while keeping you in the know.How are you compensated for your services?In most cases, we are compensated for our investment management services through fee-based asset management and/or commission based services. We are also compensated on an hourly or pre-determined fixed-fee basis for planning services and certain situations. Do you sell financial planning products such as investments and insurance?The foundation of CCA is our asset and investment management servics. As an integral part of a client’s financial plan, however, certain financial products may fit a particular need. Such products, investments and insurance, may be purchased from advisors affiliated with CCA. Each of our advisors is a registered representative of our broker-dealer, FSC Securities Corporation, member FINRA and SIPC, and all securities are offered through our broker-dealer.Am I obligated to utilize the services recommended by CCA when they develop my financial planning program?Absolutely not. However, if a client agrees with our planning recommendations, they generally implement their investment objectives through CCA.What types of investment strategies do you generally recommend?CCA generally makes long-term recommendations with occasional short-term strategies as the circumstance may indicate. Our investment philosophy focuses on proper diversification of strategies and risk management over the long haul.Will my financial information be kept confidential?Yes, of course; it is the law.How can I get started?Contact our office to schedule a private consultation. This complementary, no-obligation meeting will enable us to gather some information and determine if our services may be of benefit to you. You can call us at 803.325.1020 or email us at info@CCAinvest.com.