Taking care of your family and other people in your life
- Trust & Estate Services2
- Education Funding Strategies1
Our focus is you. To understand you and your family, along with your goals, hopes, dreams, worries and concerns. As a team we take great care to listen to what you’re saying and what you’re trying to explain about your life circumstances. What did it take to get you to this point? And how can we make sure we take an approach that reflects the years of hardwork you want advice on? We will help design, implement and monitor a customized wealth strategy to help you and your family invest, and allow you to focus on whatever you love most about life. We believe we can provide smooth access to an otherwise rough world in finance. With our team, you will feel the world of opportunity to learn, explore and grow. Welcome to your new team, welcome to, Bowden & Associates at Merrill Lynch.
The most important part of any journey is that first step. That’s why here in our team we talk about your aspirations and encourage you to ask questions about issues that matter most to you, so we can get the right direction from the start.
What is it keeping you up at night? Which child needs education funding and how can you help them?
Are you thinking about leaving a legacy behind? How will that legacy reflect your personal values?
We pride ourselves with good listening skills, and with the full resources of Merrill Lynch, continued education, certificates and degrees, along with the banking convenience of Bank of America, we will work with you to develop strategies that are designeed to help you reach your goals. If you’re going to take that first step in asking for advice, who better to help you begin? We look forward to our first discussion.
We begin every relationship with a conversation, helping you to identify and prioritize which goals matter most to you. Whether that's transferring wealth to the next generation, customizing financial strategies that help you pursue your passions, or simply providing advice and guidance to help you stay informed, we start by listening to learn more about you.
Merrill Lynch developed the Investment Personality Assessment to help us get to know your investing preferences. By gaining a deeper understanding of how you think and feel about investing through this assessment, we can help customize the financial strategy we develop together.
Your life and goals change. We have tools to help you keep track of these changes so they can be reflected in your financial strategy.
Our process is designed to deliver a customized, consistent experience to assist clients not only in wealth accumulation and preservation, but in areas that go beyond portfolio management. Our ability to provide access to the investment insights of Merrill Lynch and the banking convenience of Bank of America offers a way for clients to manage all of the pieces of their financial lives. We can be a financial resource, helping clients with the process of transferring wealth to the younger generation.
We work primarily with high-net-worth individuals and families. We’ll begin by getting to know you as we explore the following seven priorities together:
Supported by the global resources of Merrill Lynch, our team is comprised of talented and experienced individuals committed to building strong client relationships based on trust and personalized service.
The following specialists do not make securities recommendations. Please contact your Financial Advisor if you have questions about how a specialist might be able to assist you.
Senior Wealth Management Lending Officer, NMLS #1230607
We along with your tax professional can help you understand how it might affect your investment strategy
We offer you access to the investing insights of Merrill Lynch, trust and fiduciary services from U.S. Trust, and the banking convenience of Bank of America to help you pursue your goals. We will work to help you stay on track, regardless of what the markets are doing.
1Investment products are offered by Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated.
2Banking products are offered by Bank of America, N.A.
3Insurance and annuity products offered through Merrill Lynch Life Agency Inc.
We understand that both your life and the financial markets can change over time. By periodically checking in to discuss changes in your life and revisiting your financial strategy, our goal is to help give you peace of mind* that you're on track to help achieve what's most important to you.
We'll meet with you periodically to review your goals and the progress you’ve made toward reaching them. We'll also discuss any adjustments needed to your financial strategy to help you stay on course.
Your life and goals change. We can help you keep track of these changes so they can be reflected in your financial strategy.
MyMerrill is your destination for access to your financial information, secure communications, and a robust offering of tools and capabilities.
*Peace of mind is an aspirational state of mind that clients hope to achieve. There are no guaranteed results following completion of the Goals-Based Wealth Management process because markets can fluctuate and investments can lose value. Advisors work with clients to help them understand how the goals based wealth management process can help to address their concerns, financial situation and priorities.
Helping you reach your goals starts with getting to know you personally. Through understanding what matters most to you, we can help you create a financial strategy that reflects your personality. Only then can we offer an approach that is built around your life priorities and the ongoing advice you need to help you manage fluctuations in the market and changes in your life. Let’s work together to help you achieve your goals.
As Merrill Lynch financial advisors, we will sort through the financial complexities of your life, helping you build a customized investment strategy to pursue your goals.
We put you first, every day.
Learn more about the dedicated one-on-one relationship you can have with a Merrill Lynch financial advisor.
Getting to know you is our primary goal.
Drawing from our experience and the best thinking of Merrill Lynch, we will build a strategy that reflects your unique needs, priorities and financial situation.
We will work to help you stay on track, regardless of what the markets are doing.