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Jeffrey C. Lewis

Planning Financial Futures, Inc.

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Jeffrey C. Lewis

Planning Financial Futures, Inc.

Jeffrey C. Lewis, a financial fiduciary has been a Paladin Registry member since 2015. Jeffrey C. holds the Certified Financial Planner , Chartered Financial Consultant , Registered Health Underwriter , Chartered Life Underwriter , Retirement Income Certified Professional , Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow certifications and has over 30 years of experience. Jeffrey C. provides financial services to clients in the Melville, New York area.

I. Snapshot

A. Registry Member
  • Since 2015
B. Years of Experience
  • 30
C. College Degrees
  • Binghamton University - BA
D. Certifications
  • CFP®, ChFC®, RHU®, CLU®, RICP™, LUTCF
E. Financial Fiduciary
  • Yes
F. Business Philosophy
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    1. We meet. 2. You talk. 3. We listen. Once we understand your goals, hopes, and dreams, we look at what you are already doing, keep what is working, and adjust the rest. We work with you to plan a course of action that is practical, understandable, and flexible enough to meet your changing needs. We provide plain-spoken advice using time-tested techniques that combine your resources, goals & dreams with our knowledge of personal finance to get you where you want to go.

G. Asset Requirement
  • $250,000

II. Contact Information

A. Key Contact
  • Jeffrey C. Lewis
B. Main Location
  • 1895 Walt Whitman Road
    Suite 6
    Melville, New York, 11747
C. Telephone
  • 631.546.5403

III. Internet

B. Social Connections
C. View Blog

IV. Firm(s)

A. Name of Firm
  • Planning Financial Futures, Inc.
B. Relationship to Firm
  • Independent Contractor
C. Name of RIA
  • Cetera Advisor Networks LLC
D. Name of Broker/Dealer
  • Cetera Advisor Networks LLC
E. Name(s) of Custodian(s)
  • Pershing, LLC
F. Comments
  • Founder and President of Planning Financial Futures, Inc. Established in 1995

V. Credentials

A. Years of Financial Experience
  • 30 Years
B. College, Degrees, Years
  • Binghamton University - BA
D. Financial Industry Associations (Active Memberships)
  • CFP Board of Standards

VI. Registration, Licensing,
Compliance

A. RIA/IAR Registration
  • RIA and IAR
B. Type of RIA Registration
  • State - New York
C. Industry Licenses
  • Securities License(s)
  • Insurance License(s)
  • Other
D. Registration & License Numbers
  • CRD: 2141917
  • IARD: 27098
  • Insurance: 750478
E. State Licences
  • Financial Advice, Services for Fees: See List
    • California
    • Connecticut
    • Delaware
    • Florida
    • New Jersey
    • New York
    • North Carolina
    • Pennsylvania
  • Investment Products for Commission: See List
    • California
    • Connecticut
    • Delaware
    • Florida
    • Maryland
    • New Jersey
    • New York
    • North Carolina
    • Pennsylvania
    • Virginia
  • Insurance Products for Commission: See List
    • California
    • Connecticut
    • Florida
    • Illinois
    • Massachusetts
    • New Jersey
    • New York
    • Pennsylvania
    • South Carolina
F. Compliance Record (Investment)
  • No Disclosures
G. Compliance Record (Insurance)
  • No Disclosures
H. Criminal Disclosure(s)
  • None
I. Additional Disclosure(s)
  • Securities and advisory services offered through Registered Representatives of Cetera Advisor Networks LLC (doing insurance business in CA as CFGAN Insurance Agency LLC), member FINRA/SIPC,... View More
    Securities and advisory services offered through Registered Representatives of Cetera Advisor Networks LLC (doing insurance business in CA as CFGAN Insurance Agency LLC), member FINRA/SIPC, a broker/dealer and Registered Investment Advisor. Cetera is under separate ownership from any other named entity.
J. View our ADV(s)
K. Links

VII. Business Data & Practices

A. Business Philosophy
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    1. We meet. 2. You talk. 3. We listen. Once we understand your goals, hopes, and dreams, we look at what you are already doing, keep what is working, and adjust the rest. We work with you to plan a course of action that is practical, understandable, and flexible enough to meet your changing needs. We provide plain-spoken advice using time-tested techniques that combine your resources, goals & dreams with our knowledge of personal finance to get you where you want to go.

B. Minimum Asset Requirement
  • $250,000
C. Number of Current Clients
  • 200
D. Assets (Management, Advisement)
  • $35,000,000
E. Methods of Compensation
  • Hourly Fee
  • Fixed Fee
  • Asset-Based Fee
  • Commissions (Investment Products)
F. Methods of Communication
  • Face-to-Face Meetings
  • Telephone
  • Email
  • Skype/Voice
  • Skype/Video-Voice
  • Other:
G. Types of Reports (Frequency)
  • Performance (Monthly)
  • Brokerage Statement (Monthly)
  • Market Environment (Quarterly)
  • Newsletters (Monthly)
H. Second Language(s)
  • None
I. Value Statement
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    Market Linked CDs are available that are FDIC insured and principal guaranteed that offer returns tied to asset allocation models and /or indexes without any principal volatility or loss.

VIII. Clients & Services

A. Types of Clients
  • Individuals & Couples (Working)
  • Individuals & Couples (Retired)
  • Business Pension Plans
  • Other
  • Business (Taxable)
B. Types of Financial Services
  • Planning Advice & Services
  • Investment Advice & Services
  • Insurance Products
  • Tax Advice & Services
  • Other
  • Legal Advice & Services
  • Investment Products (Commission)
C. Discretionary Asset Management
  • Discretionary and Non-Discretionary
D. Limited Engagement Services
  • Planning Only
  • Financial Plan Reviews
  • Investment Portfolio Reviews
  • College Funding, Divorce Planning

IX. Certification

Advisor Name
  • Jeffrey C. Lewis
Most Recent Update:
  • Jul 2, 2020

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