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.

 

Helpful Content

Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive

Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive

Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.

What Is a Stretch IRA?

What Is a Stretch IRA?

If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.

Split Annuity Strategy

Split Annuity Strategy

Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.

 

Universal Life Insurance

Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.

Earnings for All Seasons

Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?

The Utility of Sector Investing

Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.

Estate Management Checklist

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A Look at Diversification

Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.

The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds

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Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

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What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

Should I Invest In REITs?

Are Real Estate Investment Trusts right for your portfolio?

Do You Feel Lucky?

Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

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