Our Process For clients seeking a deeper, personal relationship founded on trust and expertise, Gordon Brook Financial provides a rare opportunity. In addition to working with a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) advisor who prioritizes your best interests in every way, clients benefit from our independent and objective perspective. We affirm our client commitment through our rigorous and time-honored approach. As conferred by the CFP® Board of Standards, our process goes as follows:Establishing Relationship:Successful planning starts with trust. We dedicate our initial meeting to learning about you and your life, both inside the financial world and beyond it. We will discuss and agree on the scope of work you will engage us with, along with all fees and other costs.Discovery and Data Gathering: We seek to gain a thorough understanding of who you are and what you value most. Working from that foundation, we can create your custom plan and build a framework to grow and protect your wealth.Evaluating Financial Status: In addition to exploring your goals, we analyze your risk tolerance, business commitments, family situation and more. By conducting a thorough evaluation of your current financial situation, we can develop strategies engineered to achieve your goals.Develop and Present Our Recommendations: Each of our proposals are dependent upon your review and endorsement. Through every stage of our partnership, we are committed to enhancing your understanding of the strategies in place.Implementing Your Plan to Action: To protect your financial future, we will ensure all areas of your plan meet your expectations. While implementing your custom strategies, we will coordinate our process with additional members of your team, including legal, accounting, and trust professionals.Monitoring Your Progress: Comprehensive wealth management plans adapt to the unexpected. As markets and economies change, your financial plans must have the elasticity to meet your unique and evolving needs. Through ongoing strategy meetings and reviews, we will stay vigilant and work alongside you to promote your continued success.