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People deserve to understand what’s happening with their money.

Have you ever sat across from a financial advisor and only understood every third word they were saying? And yet they were talking about your money, your life and your future.

At Strategic Financial Management, we believe clients should understand everything that is happening with their money; that advisors should be just as good about explaining investments as they are at making them.

First, we’re going to get to know you and discuss what’s most important to you. We’re going to figure out your goals and the outcomes you’d like to achieve with this money. We’ll do this by establishing your Family Index Number, which is the rate of return needed on your investments in order to pursue those outcomes. After we determine your Family Index Number, we allocate your money to our various investment strategies designed to help you pursue those goals.

We work with a wide variety of clients – everyone from high net worth investors to those who are just starting out. While each family gets a personalized allocation strategy, we’ve helped thousands of families navigate their complex financial needs and guided them through life’s major decisions.

As your trusted advisor, we’re focused on adding convenience and simplicity to your lives. We will make sure you’re educated on your investments and how we manage your money – as much or as little information as you’d like.

Whether you’re investing hundreds or millions, at Strategic Financial Management we’re about much more than results – we’re about helping you understand where those results have come from and why the strategy works. If you’re tired of the mystery of investing and want to know exactly what’s happening with your money, schedule an appointment today.

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Our financial planning services are built on trust, transparency and accountability.

Our experienced team of professionals will develop a personalized plan that gives you the power – and a path – to realize your dreams. Explore services

Portfolio Management

Create an investment strategy that is designed to pursue your risk tolerance, time horizon, and goals. Learn More

Risk Management

well-structured insurance strategy can help protect you and your loved ones from the financial consequences of unexpected event.  Learn more

Tax Planning

Understanding tax strategies can potentially help you better manage your overall tax liabilities and concerns. Learn more

Wealth Planning

Managing your money involves more than simply making and following a budget. Learn more

Estate Planning

Manage personal affairs while you’re alive and control the distribution of wealth upon your death. Learn more

Retirement Planning

Steps to consider so you can potentially accumulate the money you’ll need to pursue the retirement activities you desire. Learn more

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Personalized Wealth Management

Strategic Financial Management (SFM) is passionate about cultivating relationships and helping people realize their financial goals, and our mission is to simultaneously enlarge and simplify your financial life so that you can be fully vested in what matters most to you. We are a wealth management firm based in Augusta, GA, serving affluent families, business owners, executives and institutions. No one strategy is right for everyone, which is why every client gets our undivided attention – from planning to execution to follow-up. We are obsessed  with the client experience as it relates to financial health and wealth, and our  team provides the highest level of service for our local and national clients in financial planning and investment management. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation and let SFM help you discover your Wealth Empowerment Breakthrough.

Investment Management

Disciplined investment strategies are the foundation of our investment management process. Our time-tested strategies are designed to meet a variety of investment goals and objectives.

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Carson Group

Carson Group partners are growth-minded advisors wholly dedicated to helping clients reach a higher purpose for their wealth and design a lasting legacy for their families.

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Our Locations

Headquartered in Augusta, GA, Strategic Financial Management has office locations and advisors across the state. Contact us today to speak with a wealth advisor or financial professional nearest you.

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Insights

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Market Commentary
Weekly Market Commentary November 12, 2018

The S&P 500 rallied for the second consecutive week as markets have recovered nearly half of the losses since late September. S&P 500 soared 2.1% last week. Global stocks rallied as well, but lagged U.S. stocks. The MSCI ACWI climbed 0.9%. The Bloomberg BarCap Aggregate Bond Index rose 0.3%, partly on hopes a split Congress will result in lower deficits. Read more

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As the year begins its close, traditions start to appear. From the silverware for feasts, to the tacky lawn decorations the kids love, to the choice of holiday movies, traditions remind us of who we are. There’s a story behind almost every detail, whether it’s grandma’s antique table runner or your secret family recipe for cranberry sauce, and everything is intentional, or at least seems that way. Read more

Blog
Improving The Traditionally Allocated Portfolio

Published by Tyler Schlumpf

We’re going to introduce a few mathematical concepts in this article that are crucial to building a portfolio. For those that are already moving their cursor up to the X in the right hand corner, just stick with it! These concepts, whether we choose to learn them or not, have a significant impact on the way we combine investments and are important to understand as we discuss portfolio construction. Read more

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Q4 2018 Quarterly Market Outlook

Carson Group Partners’ Scott Kubie discusses market updates from the past quarter and provides an outlook on the upcoming quarter. Contact us to speak with a Financial Advisor.

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News
Wall Street managers have cost Americans more ...

Over the last decade, fund managers who oversee the pensions of the nation’s teachers, firefighters, police and other government workers have doubled down on an investment strategy that has cost U.S. taxpayers at least $600 billion, possibly more than $1 trillion, investment data and calculations by Yahoo Finance found. Read more

Divorce Planning Infographic
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Divorce Planning

Divorce can be emotionally and financially stressful but with the proper planning, you can get through it with your finances and future intact. Here are some stats to consider when it comes to the financial impact of divorce. Read more

Blog post
  • 4 Simple Steps to Creating an Estate Plan

    Published by Beth Schanou, JD

    Most of the time, it feels like life is moving at the speed of light. I often feel my entire day, both at home and at the office, is spent in fast forward mode. As if it’s a race to get done as much as possible, I’m running from one thing to the next, all day long, and making sure every household member is fed, cared for, and attends school and their activities. Of course this includes the four-legged members of the family too. Read more

Weekly Market Commentary
  • Weekly Market Commentary November 5, 2018

    After a rough October, the S&P 500 went into rally mode last week. Positive rumors on trade and a general recognition that the investing environment remains positive boosted stocks. The S&P 500 soared 2.4%. Global stocks rose, too, pushing the MSCI ACWI 3.1% higher. The good news in stocks, along with healthy job growth, pushed the Bloomberg BarCap Aggregate Bond Index 0.7% lower.

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