Thomas J. Dobransky & Associates - San Diego, California

Call Us: (858) 668-3038

 
My Mission. My Philosophy. My Approach. A Second Opinion.

Individuals

 

Largely serving individuals in the medical, science, and research fields, I offer a wide range of services aimed to help them build, protect, and preserve their wealth throughout life’s many stages.

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Women

 

Whether they’re divorced, widowed, single, or married, I work with women in all stages of life, with the goal of helping them feel empowered and confident in their financial decision making.

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Business Owners

 

Running a business and determining an appropriate retirement plan that meets the needs of employees isn’t easy. From offering fiduciary insight to objective advice, I help businesses succeed.

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The Pursuit of Financial Clarity and Confidence

 

Over the past 30 years, I have served a number of individuals, women, and business owners ranging in age, financial situation, and goals. While each and every client has their own unique needs and dreams, many face one, universal concern: confidently making financial decisions.

I am committed to taking the mystery and confusion out of investing and retirement planning strategies so my clients can focus on what they enjoy most in life. I believe that by offering ongoing education, customized strategies, and objective guidance, clients can feel more confident in their financial future.

Located in San Diego, California, I largely serve clients in La Jolla, Del Mar, Rancho Bernardo, Poway, and Rancho Santa Fe.

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Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

File-and-Suspend, Suspended

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Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

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The Power of Compound Interest

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