Services

Insurance

Insurance products offered by DeMoss Financial include group and individual medical, both term and permanent life insurance as well as long term care insurance. Our Employee Benefits division works closely with our clients HR departments to create the best benefits package possible in the most cost effective way for the employer. We offer health, life, dental, vision, long-term care and supplemental policies, such as cancer, accident and hospitalization as well as employer sponsored retirement plans and prepaid legal.

Types of medical plans include traditional PPO's, self-funded plans and health savings accounts as well as PEO (professional employer organization) services.  PEO's offer human resources, employee benefits, payroll and workers’ compensation, recruiting, risk/safety management, and training and development -- to business owners as a cost-effective management strategy.  

We have also partnered with a Private Healthcare Exchanage which allows employers to create a defined contribution plan and gives the employees flexibility in choosing a plan that is right for them.  The Affordable Care Act has had and will continue to have a great impact on the world of Employee Benefits.   You can rely on DeMoss Financial to ensure you are well infomed and in compliance.

We also work with business owners in structuring key man life insurance and corporate buy/sell agreement funding.

Financial Planning

Estate Planning Strategies -- Is your legacy in place?  Together, we create a plan that will strengthen the financial foundation of your children and grandchildren well into the future.  With proper planning, your legacy can endure.

Retirement Planning -- Do you know the number?   DeMoss Financial can help you determine an appropriate and achievable dollar amount to meet your retirement needs and goals.  We will match the best financial vehicles -- 401k’s, IRA’s, Roth IRA’s and Roth Conversions – to your specific objectives.

College Savings Planning -- DeMoss Financial can estimate the future cost of college education for your children, and devise a plan to pay for it.    With savings programs like 529 Plans, Coverdell and UGMA plans, the goal is far more attainable than you might think.

Wealth Management

We offer the traditional full service brokerage accounts with stocks, bonds, mutual funds, check writing, etc.   In addition, we have acess to some of the most forward thinking fee-based advisory companies in the world.   As well as working with products such as annuities and other alternative investments such as Real Estate Investment Trusts.

DeMoss Financial works closely with our clients to choose the platform that best fits their needs and we monitor it closely to ensure your ultimate goals are being met.

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Office Location

Marlo W. DeMoss, CPA, CFP®

89015 Overseas Highway
Suite 3
Tavernier, FL 33070
ph: 305.664.0034
fax: 305.664.0134

News

Financial and Economic Brief - July 18, 2017

• NY Manufacturing Slows - Manufacturing in New York State grew in July but at a much slower pace than June and remains at a “mostly healthy level”.

• This Week’s Financial News - This week is an “unusually” light week of economic news but does include the kickoff of the second-quarter earnings season.

• Wall Street Opens Flat - Today U.S. stocks opened flat and held steady at record levels. Analysts estimate Q2 earnings for the S&P 500 companies rose 8.1% from Q2 2016.

Financial and Economic Brief - July 11, 2017

• Job Market Better Than Expected - The U.S. job market created 222,000 new positions in June which was higher than expected and the unemployment rate held at 4.4%.

• More Sears and Kmart Closings - On Friday Sears Holdings announced that it will close eight Sears department stores and 35 Kmart locations, adding to the list of 236 stores Sears has closed in 2017

• Steel Demand Forecast Rises - European steel association, Eurofer, raised its 2017 EU steel demand forecast but said a U.S. plan to levy steel tariffs on national security grounds could be terrible for global trade flows.

Financial and Economic Brief - July 4, 2017

• Consumer Sentiment Falls in June - U.S. consumer sentiment fell to 95.1 in June hitting a seven-month low and falling 2.1% from May, according to a new survey.

• Risk of Default? - According to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) if lawmakers don't raise or suspend the country's debt ceiling, the Treasury might run short on money.

• Q1 Economic Growth "Upgraded" - The Commerce Department reported last week that the gross domestic product grew at an annual rate of 1.4% in Q1 2017, beating the estimate of 1.2%, reflecting the "new-found strength in consumer spending and exports."

Financial and Economic Brief - June 27, 2017

• Fed Policy to Tighten? - The indication of improving private creditworthiness, with the narrowing of credit spreads, along with record stock prices and falling bond yields, “could” inspire the Fed to continue tightening U.S. economic policy.

• U.S. Stocks and Oil Stalling - U.S. stocks trimmed gains on Monday, as technology stocks and oil prices “stalled.”

• China Opening to More Foreign Investors - U.S. investors will soon have access to the MSCI, a leading global index provider, which includes 222 Chinese stocks (A shares) in its emerging-markets stock index.

Financial and Economic Brief - June 20, 2017

• Home Construction Slowing - According to the U.S. Commerce Department, housing starts fell 5.5% in May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.09 million units.

• Foreign Stock Funds on the Rise - The most popular category of foreign stock funds returned an average of 14.9% this year and funds that focus on stocks from China and other emerging markets have returned 18.1%.

• Oil Prices Steady, For Now - Oil prices have steadied, after rising production in the U.S., Libya and Nigeria over the past month, which has “taken the edge off” an OPEC-led initiative to cut production.

Financial and Economic Brief - June 13, 2017

• Wholesale Inventories Slip - According to the U.S. Commerce Department, wholesale inventories dropped 0.5% in April.

• Gymboree Files for Bankruptcy - Gymboree, a children's clothing retailer, announced it reached an agreement with lenders that will allow it to stay open as it begins a restructuring process.

• Tech Stocks Fall - Technology stocks fell across Europe and Asia, and were set to fall again on Wall Street after the worst day for Apple (AAPL.O) shares in over a year.