Merit has partnered with Financial DNA® to provide an in-depth perspective of your financial behaviors, communication styles, and tolerances. You'll begin this process by taking a short, web-based questionnaire, which will be followed up by a consultation with your advisor.
This is a comprehensive plan to help manage your finances and build wealth. Calculate your expenses on an annual basis for each of the categories and total them at the end of each section. “Your Financial House” will help give you an idea of how much lifestyle, hybrid, and non-lifestyle income you need.
Risks come in many forms and can wreak havoc on our financial lives. An important part of your personal planning should be to identify and quantify as many of your potential risks and, where possible, identify strategies to mitigate those risks. Included in this worksheet are a few common risk areas for you to consider as you begin this process.