FAQs : Franklin Capital Strategies | Vienna, VA & Independence, OH


Do you charge for an initial meeting?

We want clients to have a full understanding of our process and practices prior to agreeing to work with us. Therefore, initial meetings are conducted at no cost to the potential client.

Do you have a minimum?

Franklin Capital Strategies is in the business of working with people of high character and integrity. We work with clients who are open to our ideas and strategies, who understand our process, and who believe we’ll be a complement to them as well.

What do I need to bring to our first meeting?

The first meeting is used to get to know each other, establish expectations, and develop a strategy for moving forward. It would be helpful to bring any financial statements you have, as well as an understanding of your balance sheet.

Will I get billed if I call you?

Absolutely not! Our number one priority is customer service and transparency. We want you to feel like you can call us anytime for anything. We have a wonderful client relationship team that can handle any of your questions or concerns.

Do you offer legal and tax advice?

We do not offer tax, legal, or accounting advice. However, we have an extensive list of experienced estate planning attorneys and CPAs throughout the country that would be more than happy to serve your needs. We pride ourselves in working in conjunction with those advisors to help you coordinate your entire team to work most effectively for you.

Please note, the list of professionals that may be provided to our clients in no way represents a recommendation/endorsement of these professionals. As such, these parties are not affiliated with Franklin Capital Strategies or NYLIFE Securities LLC. Choosing a third-party advisor is strictly the client's choice and responsibility.

What if I already have a financial planner?

That's great! You've already taken strides in protecting your future. Please know that we would be happy to provide a second opinion or add value in areas your planner may not specialize in.

What type of clients do you specialize in?

Our clientele is made up of closely-held business owners, highly compensated executives, and athletes & entertainers. We recognize the unique needs of each field, and we maintain a consistent process with all of our clients as we customize their financial plan or solutions according to their goals and objectives.

How much contact do you have with your clients?

At a minimum, we meet with our clients once a year if not once a quarter. We are always available by phone or screen share based on the proximity to our offices. Since our clients are spread out across the country, we utilize today's technology to provide screen share and video conferencing services as needed.

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What makes your client experience unique?

As a third-generation business ourselves, we structure our strategies around multi-generational wealth strategies. It is very important to make sure we preserve and successfully pass on wealth to the next generation in the most tax efficient way possible.