ANAT N. YODER, CFP®
You’ll see the word “meaning” used a lot on our site. For me, the connection between money and meaning runs pretty deep. When I was 7 years old, my family left everything behind and immigrated to the United States from Israel. Life was challenging as we assimilated to a new culture and language. It took many years, some struggles, and several moves to establish ourselves before finally finding the life we were seeking. In a way, we were the embodiment of the American Dream.
Not until I had grown up did I fully realize why my parents had made this move. Even though they knew it would not be easy, they saw an opportunity for a more fulfilling life outside of their home land.
These experiences have shaped who I am. I wasn’t sure initially why I was so drawn to my profession. After some searching, I’ve learned I have an innate drive to help people experience the same freedom that we worked so hard to realize. Just like my parents would not accept letting us down, I will not accept anything less for my clients than the retirement they envision.
Over the years, I’ve learned that each one of my clients likewise has something deep inside that drives them to accomplish something meaningful. I look forward to getting to know you better, and learning how we can help you live your life of meaning in retirement.
MICHAEL D. YODER, CFP®
We made a decision at our firm that rather than trying to be all things to all people, we wanted to tackle one big problem, and solve it better than anybody else. We chose to specialize in retirement for two reasons. First of all, it’s complex, and we are wired to enjoy solving challenging problems. Second and more importantly, we find it incredibly fulfilling to help people realize their dreams of financial independence.
Throughout our site, you’ll see examples of how you might benefit from a specialist who’s able to go just a little bit deeper into each facet of your retirement. This is important because in many cases, the difference between a mediocre and an exceptional outcome lies in getting the details right.
As you learn more about our process and philosophy, we hope you are able to sense our passion for the work that we do. Nothing gives us greater joy than helping people prepare, both financially and emotionally, for the freedom that lies ahead.
We are aware of how important your retirement is to you, and are humbled by the opportunity to be of service. We look forward to discussing how we can help meet your needs.