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What Do You Want to Accomplish?

We offer both in-person and virtual planning services including on-demand financial and investment advice depending on your specific planning needs and personal preferences.

Get More Savvy About Money

  • Eliminate credit card debt
  • Stop living paycheck to paycheck
  • Increase my income
  • Pay down student loans faster
  • Build or improve my credit
  • Create an emergency fund
  • Know where my money is going
  • Start saving for retirement
  • Make smarter investment choices
  • Calculate and build my net worth

Navigate a Life Transition

  • Prepare for retirement
  • Going through a divorce
  • Loss of job
  • Getting married
  • Starting a family
  • Death of a spouse
  • Caring for a family member
  • Starting a business
  • An unexpected windfall
  • Career change

Use My Money to Improve My Life

  • Stop trading my time for money
  • Turn my hobby into a living
  • Become more savvy about investing
  • Quality time with friends and family
  • Go back to school
  • Give more to the causes I care about
  • Save for a vacation home
  • Retire early or start a new career
  • Travel more
  • Create a passive income stream
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What Makes Our Planning Process Different?

We focus on one outcome – helping you live the life that you want

We understand the real reason people hire us, and what makes us unique, is our firm’s singular focus on helping you live your best life by making smarter financial and investment choices, and learning how to use the latest tech tools, devices, and Apps, to maximize your time and financial resources.

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Manage Your Financial Life On The Go

Our secure online planning tool aggregates what you own and what you owe, all in one place, allowing you to see your complete financial picture from anywhere at anytime. All updated daily.

  • View your total assets, liabilities and net worth
  • Know where your money is going
  • Monitor the performance of your investments including your companies 401(k) plan
  • Track the progress towards achieving your financial goals
  • Work collaboratively in real-time with your Financial Planner

Complimentary Initial Consultation

Before engaging our services, we offer a complimentary, no-obligation initial consultation where we can chat about where you’re currently at, where you would like to be, and what might be keeping you up at night. We will give you our honest feedback regarding our ability to help you achieve your objectives and address the financial challenges you may be experiencing.
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Meet Some of Our Financial Planners

Rana L. Choubah, CFP®, CRPS®

As Director of Financial Planning, Rana is passionate about helping businesses and individuals plan and achieve their financial independence. Rana is a...

Steven C. Johnson, ChFC®

Steve is a Chartered Financial Consultant, designee (ChFC) and a veteran of the investment and financial planning industries who began his career...

Katie E. Moore, CDFA®

As Chairperson of the Finivi Women and Wealth advisory team, Katie’s financial philosophy is deeply rooted in the idea of empowerment and education…

Jay Willwerth, ChFC®

With a background in accounting and finance, Jay has been providing his knowledge and expertise in financial planning and wealth management for...

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Our Recent Articles on Financial Planning

Managing your money and making a solid financial plan isn't easy. Our team consistently publishes new articles to help you along your financial journey.

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Debt Snowball vs. Debt Avalanche: Which is Better?

When you’re juggling multiple debts — as most people are — it can be challenging to know where to focus. Fortunately, a debt repayment method lets you deal with one piece of that puzzle at a time. It gives you a precise blueprint for repaying your debt in one of two ways. The debt snowball…

How to Teach Young Kids About Money

If you don’t teach your kids about money, who will? Maybe no one, or maybe a lender that wants them to take on debt. Only 58% of over 40,000 participants have passed the 30-question National Financial Capability Test from the independent National Financial Educators Council. The average score on questions about earning, saving, and growing…

The Top 10 Estate Planning Mistakes to Avoid

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Where would you like to begin?

Financial & Investing
Advice-On-Demand
Starting at $99
Ideal for those seeking financial guidance in a particular area
Sample advice topics:
  • 401(k) Investment Options
  • Improving Your Credit Score
  • College funding strategies
  • Insurance Coverage Review
  • Student Loan Debt
  • Goal Accumulation Planning
  • Creating a Workable Budget
  • Social Security Options
  • Estate Planning Review
  • Navigating a Life Change
What You Get:

(Depending on the complexity of the advice you’re seeking)

30-60 Minute Initial Consultation


Action Plan & Strategy Creation


30 -60 Minute Review of Financial Plan and Action Steps


30-Day Access to a Financial Planner by Email, Phone, Skype for the topic covered (Up to 30 Minutes)

Ongoing
Financial Guidance
Starting at $49 per month
Ideal for those serious about making better financial decisions & designing the life they want
Sample advice topics:
  • Plan Implementation
  • Navigating Life Changes
  • Major Purchase Decisions
  • Building & Improving Credit
  • Your Employee Benefits
  • 401(k) Investment Options
  • Estate Planning Questions
  • Insurance Questions
  • Budgeting & Cash Flow
  • Investing & Tax Questions
What You Get:

Ongoing Access to a Financial Planner by Phone, Email, Skype


Secure Planning Website & Financial Dashboard


On-Going Financial Coaching


Quarterly/Annual Plan Reviews (As applicable)


Accountability check-ins to help you stay on track (If requested)

Comprehensive
Financial Plan
Starting at $1,499
Ideal for those who want a holistic review and guidance regarding their complete financial life
What we can cover:
  • Lifestyle and Career Goals
  • Budgeting & Debt Mgmt
  • Cash Flow & Savings Goals
  • Credit Report Review
  • Retirement Planning
  • Income Tax Analysis
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Stock Option Planning
  • Insurance Coverage Review
  • Employee Benefits Review
What You Get:

Secure Planning Website & Financial Dashboard


Thorough review and analysis of your complete financial life


Personalized Financial Plan with Clear, Actionable Advice


60-90 Minute Review of Financial Plan & Action Steps


30-Day Email, Phone, Skype Financial Planner support in putting your plan into action (Up to 90 Minutes)

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Eric C. Jansen, ChFC

Fun Facts About Me

When he is not researching the next great stock to add to client portfolios, you can find him travelling frequently with his family to Jackson Hole Wyoming.

Steven C. Johnson, ChFC

Fun Facts About Me

Steve would tell you that one of the best parts of the day is spent talking to clients and relationships that result from it. When away from the office, he loves to travel the back roads of New England enjoying all the great sites that can be found off the beaten path.

  • Hometown: Townsend, MA
  • Birth Month & Year: December, 1967
  • Favorite Hobby: Playing Hockey
  • Favorite Food: Chicken Caesar Salad
  • Can't be interrupted when: Watching the Bruins
  • Hidden Talent: Cooking – Makes a great Thanksgiving turkey
  • Something on bucket list: Travel to Italy and Greece
  • Family Pet: Max – our Pomeranian

Frederick M. Lane, ChFC, CASL

Fun Facts About Me

When not managing client portfolios, Fred can be found relaxing with family and friends.

  • Hometown: Nutley, NJ
  • Birth Month & Year: July, 1954
  • Favorite Hobby: Dog Walking
  • Favorite Food: Italian
  • Can't be interrupted when: Listening to Pink Floyd
  • Hidden Talent: Landscaping
  • Something on bucket list: Space Flight - Tourism
  • Family Pet: None

Catherine Utley

Fun Facts About Me

  • Hometown: Huntington Beach, CA
  • Birth Month & Year: February 1977
  • Favorite Hobby: Anything that gets me outdoors exploring nature
  • Favorite Food: Anything Mexican
  • Can't be interrupted when: Drinking first cup of coffee for the day
  • Hidden Talent: Putting together complicated puzzles
  • Something on bucket list: Over the water bungalow in Fiji
  • Family Pet: Currently between pets. Previous owner of 2 adorable pugs

Catherine M. Gareri

Fun Facts About Me

When not caring for her clients Cathy enjoys relaxing in her yard at home.

  • Hometown: Bellingham, MA
  • Birth Month & Year: July, 1957
  • Favorite Hobby: Cooking and Entertaining
  • Favorite Food: Steak at the Capital Grille
  • Can't be interrupted when: It's family time
  • Hidden Talent: Dog Whisperer
  • Something on bucket list: Spending a couple months on the Almalfi Coast
  • Family Pet: In Between Mastiffs now so a little blue fish “Willy”

Katie E. Moore, CLTC

Fun Facts About Me

When Katie is not busy taking care of her clients, she spends her time being a mom to her two little ones, Owen and Isla.

  • Hometown: Modesto, CA
  • Birth Month & Year: September, 1982
  • Favorite Hobby: Swimming
  • Favorite Food: Mexican Food
  • Can't be interrupted when: I'm cooking
  • Hidden Talent: Climbed Yosemite's Half Dome, twice - no fear :)
  • Something on bucket list: See the Northern Lights and Potty Train my 2 year old
  • Family Pet: Caddy and Sierra – our two cats

Herbert Kyles

Fun Facts About Me

When Herbert isn't reviewing your portfolio or assisting you with your financial well-being you can probably find him relaxing with friends.

  • Hometown: Overland Park, KS
  • Birth Month & Year: November, 1989
  • Favorite Hobby: Hockey, Golf & Cooking
  • Favorite Food: Chipotle
  • Can't be interrupted when: Studying
  • Hidden Talent: Fluent in French
  • Something on bucket list: Demolition Derby
  • Family Pet: None

Hesper Duval

Fun Facts About Me

Loves spending time with 2 daughters and enjoys participating in 5k obstacle races throughout the year.

  • Hometown: Charlton, MA
  • Birth Month & Year: October, 1981
  • Favorite Hobby: Running
  • Favorite Food: Cheesecake
  • Can't be interrupted when: Reading a good book
  • Hidden Talent: Interior Design and furniture restoration
  • Something on bucket list: To travel cross-country in an RV
  • Family Pet: Charlie and Nora, both black labs from the same litter

Donna Fournier

Fun Facts About Me

When not cheering for the Patriots Donna spends her free time travelling throughout the U.S. looking for new haunted places to explore. She loves wearing her cowboy hat and boots when travelling out west.

  • Hometown: Swansea, MA
  • Birth Month & Year: February, 1961
  • Favorite Hobby: Exploring haunted locations
  • Favorite Food: Pizza
  • Can't be interrupted when: Eating my pizza
  • Hidden Talent: Rollerblading
  • Something on bucket list: Travel to Australia
  • Family Pet:  Had a pet skunk

Anne Whitney

Fun Facts About Me

  • Hometown: Jaffrey, NH
  • Birth Month & Year: September 1988
  • Favorite Hobby: Drawing and painting
  • Favorite Food: Anything spicy!
  • Can't be interrupted when: Reading a good book
  • Hidden Talent: Expert calligrapher
  • Something on bucket list: Go to San Diego Comic Con
  • Family Pet: Most recently, a rescued beagle named Max

Steve Taylor

Fun Facts About Me

  • Hometown: Franklin, MA
  • Birth Month & Year: May 1975
  • Favorite Hobby: Golf
  • Favorite Food: Pizza
  • Can’t be interrupted when: Spending time with my family
  • Hidden Talent: Juggling
  • Something on bucket list: Play golf at Pebble Beach
  • Family Pet: none

Sarah Kupec

 

  • Hometown: Wyckoff, NJ
  • Birth Month & Year: November, 1992
  • Favorite Hobby: Hiking
  • Favorite Food: Chipotle
  • Can't be interrupted when: Watching LSU football. Geaux Tigers!
  • Hidden Talent: Chalkboard art
  • Something on bucket list: Travel to Germany
  • Family Pet: Max, a 14-year-old Westie

Cathy Hession

Fun Facts About Me

When away from the office, Cathy enjoys working out and participating in the 26.2 mile Jimmy Fund Marathon Walk each September.

  • Hometown: Hanover, MA
  • Birth Month & Year: May, 1964
  • Favorite Hobby: Travel & hiking
  • Favorite Food: Danny's Homemade Sauce
  • Can't be interrupted when: Watching Katie ride
  • Hidden Talent: Equestrian photographer
  • Something on bucket list: Spend a month in Monterosso Al Mare w my family
  • Family Pet: Sassy, our Australian terrier

Kieran Lavery

  • Hometown: Bedford, NH
  • Birth Month & Year: November, 1989
  • Favorite Hobby: Playing tennis and softball
  • Favorite Food: Tex-Mex
  • Can't be interrupted when: Watching college basketball
  • Hidden Talent: Can solve a Rubik's cube in under 2 minutes
  • Something on bucket list: Attend Oktoberfest

Matthew Cleary

In his free time, Matt likes to hike, camp and travel with his wife Gina.

  • Hometown: Farmington, Maine
  • Birth Month & Year: March 1986
  • Favorite Hobby: Hiking
  • Favorite Food: Lasagna
  • Can't be interrupted when: Watching the Celtics
  • Hidden Talent: Water skiing
  • Something on bucket list: Traveling to Greece
  • Family Pet: Aspiring British Bulldog owner

Justin Giuliano

When not helping clients, Justin enjoys spending time with his wife and family while settling into his new home.

  • Hometown: Wethersfield, CT
  • Birth Month & Year: July 1988
  • Favorite Hobby: Exploring new destinations with my wife
  • Favorite Food: Frutti di Mare
  • Can’t be interrupted when: Grilling
  • Hidden Talent: A unique inability to sit still
  • Something on bucket list: Traveling to Europe

Nicole LeGuern

In Nicole’s spare time, she enjoys outdoor activities with her four kids such as sports, hiking, boating and fishing. She also loves to volunteer her time in helping organizations fundraise such as the American Diabetes Association.

  • Hometown: Shrewsbury, MA
  • Birth Month & Year: February,1983
  • Favorite Hobby: Fishing
  • Favorite Food: New Haven style Pizza
  • Can't be interrupted when: Cooking
  • Hidden Talent: Can change a tire in under 5 minutes
  • Something on bucket list: Visit Hawaii and Bora Bora
  • Family Pet: Petey, Our old man Chihuahua

Rana Choubah

When Rana is not helping clients with their financial needs, she spends her time with her family traveling, hiking and running.

  • Hometown: Beirut, Lebanon
  • Birth Month & Year: October 1967
  • Favorite Hobby: Running
  • Favorite Food: Pizza
  • Can't be interrupted when: Reading a good book
  • Hidden Talent: Construction and home repair
  • Something on bucket list: Complete a triathlon
  • Family Pet: Two sweet cats, Macy and Maya

Jaclyn Stickney

  • Hometown: Lunenburg MA
  • Birth Month & Year:  October,  1978
  • Favorite Hobby: Hiking & Camping
  • Favorite Food: steak & ice cream
  • Can't be interrupted when: reading 
  • Hidden Talent: fiddling with cars
  • Something on bucket list: African Safari
  • Family Pet: None

Danielle Drew

When Danielle does not have her head in a book studying to expanding her financial planning knowledge, she enjoys anything active and outdoors, including the beach and hiking.  

  • Hometown: Dennis, MA
  • Birth Month & Year: November, 1985
  • Favorite Hobby: Working out, concerts, and exploring wineries
  • Favorite Food: Lobster pot pie, cheeseburgers, BBQ, the list goes on...
  • Can't be interrupted when: Working out 
  • Hidden Talent: Country line dancing
  • Something on bucket list: To hike the 48, 4000 footers of New Hampshire
  • Family Pet: none, hopefully a big dog someday

John "JP" Bisceglia

JP loves spending time with his niece and enjoys weekend trips to the cape during the summer.

  • Hometown: Shrewsbury, MA
  • Birth Month & Year: October 13th 1993
  • Favorite Hobby: Fishing with friends and family
  • Favorite Food: Pasta Alleluia
  • Can't be interrupted when: Hiking Wachusett Mountain with the pup
  • Hidden Talent: Navigating and driving boats
  • Something on bucket list: Helicopter snowboarding in Japan.
  • Family Pet: Alaskan companion noble dog

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