Rob DeLucas, CFP®, ChFC® Afton Advisors
- 9005 Overlook Blvd., Brentwood, TN 37027
About Rob DeLucas, CFP®, ChFC®, RICP®, MBA
A fee-only, fiduciary firm located in Nashville, TN, our firm focuses on bringing confidence and clarity to financial decisions facing individuals and families as they navigate their journey through life. Our ideal clients are overwhelmed families who are busy juggling the demands of success at home and in the office and are looking to partner with a trusted resource to regain control over their financial lives.
Our firm offers low-cost, passive investment management, comprehensive financial planning, and has a specialized focus in tax-efficient retirement planning. In addition to our planning service, we have a specialized knowledge in late-stage college funding so that we can help be a resource to the families we serve in the area of college selection, financial aid, scholarship search, and tax-smart college funding strategies.
– How much do we need to be saving?
– Are we on track for the goals we’ve set out to accomplish?
– How are we going to pay for college for our kids?
– Are there things we should be thinking about that we may not even be aware of?
– Should our focus be paying down debt or maximizing contributions to our retirement plans?
– Family and work take all our time….how do we partner with someone to help bring control to the financial aspects of our lives?
These are questions we help families address regularly.
Our planning process is designed intentionally to help families proactively navigate life’s changes. We revisit different areas of your plan three times per year to make sure every aspect of your financial life stays in balance at all times. Our mission is to bring the highest level of service to the families we work with and to go the extra mile to add value. Let’s schedule some time and let’s find out if we’d make a great partnership!
Unlike your 401(k), self-directed IRA's contain the flexibility of holding investments in things like real estate, business interests, commercial properties, hotels, etc. But is owned a property inside an IRA a good idea? What are the pros and cons with this type of ownership? What are some things to be aware of before going down this path?
The Biden administration has proposed the elimination of the "step-up in basis" loophole that Americans have been taking advantage of for years. What does this mean? What planning steps do we need to consider if this does get written into law? How can we proactively navigate this potential change?
Capital gain taxation has plenty of planning considerations. Some are obvious, but others derive as a result of how those gains affect other areas of your tax return or financial plan. Here are a few considerations for you as you decide how to time the sale of your investments and real estate.
- College Planning
- Coronavirus Relief
- Gen X
- Mid-Career Professionals
- Tax Planning
Ways Advisor Charges
- Monthly Fee
- Quarterly Fee
- Flat Fee
- Assets Under Management
- Monthly: $150+/mo
- Quarterly: $450+/qtr
- Flat Fee: $4,800+/engagement
- AUM: 1.00%