At Athena Wealth Strategies, we work as your advocate both to coordinate your financial strategy and to distill the world of information and resources in the financial marketplace. We team with many companies and professionals, researching the information they provide as well as their investment or insurance products, utilizing their legal and other experiencedstaff, and putting to work the information garnered to best serve our clients’ specific needs. In addition to our alliances with these and other large firms, we align ourselves with other experts locally such as CPAs, estate attorneys, and even other financial advisors. When you have a trusted professional you and your family have relied on, we work with them to make sure that your financial plan is coordinated according to your needs and goals.

Our World of Resources

Through our broker-dealer, Lincoln Financial Advisors, we have access to the resources of a large firm and the ability to use a world of established, trusted partner companies and investment options both within and outside of Lincoln. We regularly research and review the options available and the decision of where to invest your money is always made with your needs and preferences in mind.

Experience and Insight

Having access to all these resources and knowing what to do with that information is where we come in. Our analytical ability and problem-solving skills, as well as our experience, allows us to weed through the thousands of articles and opinions, collect useful insights, and put it all together in a way that best serves our clients. Our knowledge library contains some of the information we have gathered and found to be particularly useful, with credit given to the writing firm or individual. We keep this library alive with both classics and new information.

Some of our strategic alliances include:

alliance partners

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Conversations You Should Have With Your Heirs

conversations you should have with your heirs

Talking with heirs will help them understand their motivations behind the wealth-transfer plan, assist them in increasing their own financial acumen, and define the roles the heirs are willing to assume long before they are tasked with settling the estate. Our speakes explain different ways to approach these conversations.
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How to Handle a Financial Windfall

It may sound like a challenge we’d all love to have, but handling a financial windfall intelligently isn’t as easy as it might seem. Handled properly, the benefits and security of a financial windfall can last a lifetime. If not, it could cause more problems than it solves. [Read complete article.]


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