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WHAT WE DO

We are a comprehensive financial services firm committed to helping our clients improve their long-term financial success. We offer a strong combination of experience and professional client services.

Executives and Professionals

Shah total planning works with executives and professionals from leading companies to maximize executive benefit plans, conduct retirement and other scenario planning, implement tax planning strategies and analyze stock options, restricted shares and other employer stock plans. We also devise strategies for deferred compensation planning, manage variable income streams and maximize pension payouts.

Men and Women in Transition

For men and women in transition (for example, divorcees or widows), Shah Total Planning provides comprehensive financial support and planning. Specific services offered include analyzing the tax consequences of divorce settlements, cash flow and budgeting, real estate planning (for example, advice on selling a home or buying new property), second-marriage financial planning, long-term-care planning, end-of-life planning, and life insurance and long-term disability insurance planning.

Entrepreneurs and Business Owners

Shah Total Planning supports business owners and entrepreneurs through tax planning strategies, estate tax and distribution strategies, insurance needs analysis, cash management and succession planning. Other services offered include assistance with managing variable income and liquidity events, sudden money management and retirement planning, including maximizing owner/partner benefits as well as establishment and servicing of company retirement plans.

Pre-Retirees/Retirees

Shah Total Planning assists retirees with their full spectrum of financial needs. These include aligning retirement investments with overall goals, developing retirement income distribution strategies, helping clients understand their retirement payout options, creating Social Security maximization strategies, and providing estate tax and distribution planning, long-term-care planning and retirement scenario planning.

HOW WE HELP

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Competence

Financial Planning
Holistic Asset Integration
Investment Selection & Monitoring
Asset Allocation & Rebalancing
Risk Management
Generating Income Strategies
Tax/Estate Considerations
Specialized Expertise

Coaching

Education
Saving and Spending
Adherence to Plan and Goals
Set Realistic Expectations
Emotions, Biases and Stress
Objective Feedback
Trusted Second Opinion
Life/Business Transition

Convenience

Time Savings
Create Personalized Service
Coordinate Trusted Professionals
Integrated and Holistic View
Vendor Selection and Monitoring
Secure Technology

Continuity

Spouse Involvement
Joint Objectives
Children Engagement
Family Values
Multigenerational Planning
Legacy
Philanthropy

Our Process

Together, we can design, build, and protect a comprehensive, long-term plan that reflects what is most important to you — your values, needs, concerns, and hopes.

Why Me?

Neel Shah JD, CFP®,

Legal Expert | Tax Strategist | Financial Advisor |
Life Planner

ABOUT NEEL

Neel Shah has more than 20 years’ experience assisting clients in all aspects of wealth, estate and tax planning and is committed to preserving and growing his clients’ wealth. Neel is directly involved with investment management for our clients and manages the wealth individuals, families & business. He is also an experienced attorney in the fields of estate planning, business law, and tax law.

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News and Insights

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No one expected the longest bull market in history to see its demise brought on by a virus. While U.S. equity markets were able to withstand a trade war with China, a presidential impeachment, the potential for a global recession and global uncertainty including Brexit and civil wars in the Middle East, the U.S. economy was ambushed by a silent and highly contagious virus.

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A retirement plan is the cornerstone of someone’s financial future strategy, but it’s just one way to tap into the power of savings. As one 2021 Women and Investing study found, increasing numbers of women are claiming bigger roles in their own lives when it comes to corporate leadership as well as investing.  In 2018,

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Fidelity Study: Most Retirement Savings Hold Steady in Q3

More workers are nervous about the current state of their finances and whether they’ll be able to stay on track for the future, but one recent study shows that the volume of retirement savings stayed much the same in Q3 despite these concerns. Recent Fidelity research found that around one in three workers is worried

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What to Know About Four New 401K and IRA Contribution Limits

When is the last time you checked in with your retirement contributions? Now might be the perfect time to look up automatic withdrawals from your paycheck to see if you’re maxing out your retirement savings in the best way. If it’s been some time since you reviewed your financial plan overall, consider this the perfect

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