In a recent newsletter, I talked about the fact that I had a piggy bank when I was growing up. I dutifully kept my quarters and JFK half-dollars in it. When I asked my parents for something that they thought I should pay for, they would say, "Holly, if you want that, you know you can always break your piggy bank." …
Welcome. We offer fee-only, hourly, and fixed-fee financial planning for Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater and surrounding areas. We do not touch our clients’ money but help them strategize and integrate business and personal finances. We sell no products other than our expertise, experience and creativity in helping our clients reach their goals.
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Our clients often come to us with very important concerns on their mind. For example:
- What if I outlive my money?
- How do I know how much is "enough" for me and my family?
- It feels as though my financial life has been put together piecemeal.
- I thought I was getting a relationship with a financial professional, but all I got was a transaction.
- I'm not sure my financial professional really understands my goals - or what I'm all about.
- How can I tell, exactly, what I'm spending to have my finances managed?
These are important concerns, worthy of serious answers.
With over 30 years in financial services, as well as an M.B.A., a Masters in Economics and a Certified Financial Planner(TM) certification, Holly built a practice by providing clients with sophisticated planning and access to proven professional teams.
As a fee-only, fiduciary-based financial planning practice, Holly P. Thomas, LLC receives no referral fees or commissions from third parties.
In her capacity as a fee-only financial planner, Holly acts as a Master Chef in selecting and combining the elements of each client's financial lifestyle plan (see the sidebar to the right). Here are some of the many ways in which we support the effort of our clients to achieve their goals - and have the …
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In his 2017 Forbes.com article, "Take a 30-Day Money Vacation," Michael Kay asks why we take vacation. The answers differ by person, but common reasons he cites are, "To change the scenery, rest, recharge our batteries, experience a change from our routine, allow our bodies and minds to relax and, …