01. About Us

In the complex world of finance, whether you’re doing it yourself or working with an advisor, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with tactics, strategies and options. It shouldn’t be!

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02. Our Philosophy

Thoughtful Advisors “does things differently than the crowd” and we show thoughtful savers solutions they didn’t know existed so they “know what they can have” enabling them to make better decisions in their best interest.

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03. Our Process

We provide fiduciary based tax smart advice helping individuals and businesses get the highest quality, lowest cost and hassle-free strategies for financial success..

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Our Services

Meet The Founder

Gary LoDuca CFP®, ChFC, AIF®

Founder, Owner & Chief Executive Thinker
I graduated from the University of Florida - College of Business in 1989 and joined First Union National Bank in 1990. I became a Investment Adviser...

We manage investment assets and design qualified and non-qualified savings plans for individuals and businesses.

Blogs

First, let’s start by uncovering the most common mistake in estate planning… Surprisingly, this frequently made mistake might already be on your doorstep. A staggering number of people haven’t yet started an estate plan. It’s a critical oversight that can have far-reaching implications, but this isn’t the only pitfall that can disrupt your planning efforts. Here’s a breakdown of 4 estate planning missteps and how to fix them: Mistake #1: Neglecting to Update Your Estate...
A power of attorney (POA) can grant you certain authority and specific responsibilities. While the extent and limitations of POAs can vary based on many factors, stepping into the role of power of attorney can be unlike anything else. That’s because it puts you in the driver’s seat to make key decisions and oversee vital needs for someone else. That doesn’t mean that POAs come with carte-blanche powers or that one power of attorney will mirror another. Explaining how POAs work, this guide shares more fundamentals, detailing some common types of powers of attorney and the responsibilities you may have as an agent of one of these devices.

FAQ

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Is Thoughtful Advisors an Independent Firm?

Yes. We are privately owned and operated. We select our own solutions and work with our chosen professional partners.

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Is Thoughtful Advisors a Fiduciary Firm?

Yes. We are legally and professionally mandated as fiduciaries on behalf of our clients.

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What is a Fiduciary?

A fiduciary is a professional who is legally obligated to put the interests of their clients ahead of their own. A fiduciary is held to the highest legal standard to “do the right thing” for their clients. A fiduciary must disclose any potential conflicts of interest as soon as practical to their clients.