How to stay happy in retirement

Making News…

We  produce regular Q&A columns for Florida Today and MarketWatch, a personal finance website of the Wall Street Journal, as well as pieces for Financial Advisor magazine, the Journal of Financial Planning, and the Winter Park/Maitland Observer among others. Here is a sampling from the last three months.

6 Keys To a Happy Retirement

Tax Planning For Retirees Takes Many Forms

Can I Write Off a Loss on My Roth IRA?

How to Rollover a Spouse’s IRA Into Your Own

How To Gauge Bond Fund Losses Before Rates Rise

How Do 401(k) Loans Work?

In the News…

We also act as a source to many prominent media outlets and speak at and/or attend various conferences.

Charlie Fitzgerald joined sixty-five members of the Financial Planning Association from 21 states in Washington, D.C. in late June for FPA Advocacy Day.  Charlie and four members of his team from Florida met with Senator Marco Rubio and Senator Bill Nelson’s staff, plus U.S. House Representatives Debbie Wasserman Schultz, David Jolly and Alcee Hastings, among others.  The purpose of the trip was to raise awareness of FPA and the financial planning profession.

Tracy Smith on the NYSE FloorIn June, Tracy Smith toured the New York Stock Exchange while in the city for a meeting of TD Ameritrade’s national Operations Panel. The group consists of operations personnel from some of the top independent firms in the U.S. who give feedback to TD Ameritrade on how to better serve the needs of independent firms and their clients.

Certificate from US Patent & Trademark Office for our slogan

Moisand Fitzgerald Tamayo, LLC,  received final approval from the U.S. Patents and Trademark Office for a service mark registration of the firm’s slogan, “A Sanctuary From The Noise℠”. Registration formalizes the firm’s right to exclusive use of the phrase for business purposes.  As Dan Moisand told Florida Today, “The public is inundated with information, much of it incorrect, impractical, or irrelevant to their personal financial decisions. We are one of the few firms from which people can get objective, personalized advice from a truly independent source and our slogan embodies that mission.”

New Digs!  Our Maitland office has moved to the SunTrust Building in Downtown Orlando as of August 1st.  The Melbourne office will remain in the same location. Our new mailing address is 200 S. Orange Ave., Suite 2025, Orlando, FL  32801.  The entrance to the parking garage is around the corner at 25 W South Street.

Moisand Fitzgerald Tamayo Orlando office

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Moisand Fitzgerald Tamayo, LLC is an Orlando, Tampa and Melbourne, Florida based fee-only financial planner serving central Florida and clients across the country. Moisand Fitzgerald Tamayo, LLC specializes in providing objective financial planning, retirement planning, and investment management to help clients build, manage, grow, and protect their assets through all phases of one’s life and the many transitions in between. If you have any questions or would like to discuss anything further, please give us a call or send us a note. If you are not a client and wish to receive emails notifying you of new posts – no more than once per month – fill out the subscription information in the sidebar to the right. For more frequent updates, follow us on FacebookLinkedIn, or Twitter.  

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About Dan Moisand

Dan Moisand is a fee-only financial advisor with Moisand Fitzgerald Tamayo, LLC. He is a regular contributor for multiple outlets, including Florida Today, MarketWatch, and The Wall Street Journal. His writing and financial advice have also been featured in Financial Planning, Investment Advisor, Wealth Manager/Advising Boomers, Forbes, Smart Money, and The New York Times, among other publications. He is the only two-time winner of the Journal of Financial Planning’s “Call for Papers” competition and has been named a top financial planner and advisor by multiple publications. Investment News named Dan one of the “twenty most influential men and women” in the history of financial planning. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the CFP (Certified Financial Planner) Board.


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