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I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it, but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.

Oliver Wendall Holmes

Deborah F. Wiggin, CFP®, RLP®

Deborah F. Wiggin, CFP®, RLP®

President, Wiggin Financial Services, P.A.

From a Personal Perspective

One of the questions I ask new clients is: “If you had all the money you’d ever want or need, what would you be doing right now?” My answer may surprise you: I would still be a financial advisor.

Being a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Practitioner enables me to put my proficiency in economics, passion for research and interest in geopolitical developments to work helping others. I derive a great deal of satisfaction from taking clients who are drifting financially and getting them moving in the right direction.

Professionally Speaking

I began my career as a life insurance agent, investment counselor and business benefit consultant for Mass Mutual Life Insurance Company in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 1986.

After several years, I realized I wanted to do more than just help clients protect their assets. I wanted to counsel them on how to grow them as well.

My choice to become a Fee-Only financial advisor rose from my belief that it was the smartest and most objective way to avoid conflicts of interest when providing financial advice and choosing investments for my clients. I opened my Fee-Only financial planning firm in 1991. In 1992, I became a partner and president of Miller, Wiggin & Associates for the next sixteen years.

Today, my associates and I offer financial counseling for individuals, couples, families and small businesses. We develop comprehensive financial plans, as well as investment portfolios that we manage on an ongoing basis.

Education/Certifications

B.A., University of New Hampshire
MBA, Nova Southeastern University
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Practitioner
CDFA®, Institute for Certified Divorce Planners
Registered Life Planner®
Certified and Court Appointed Family Mediator

Affiliations

President, Broward Housing Solutions
Member, Institute of Certified Life Planners
Member, International Association of CFP®/FPA, Miami Chapter
Leadership Broward: Class XXV

Ralph Wiggin

Ralph Wiggin

Research Assistant

Ralph has pursued a lifelong study in business, investing and economics, inspired by two previous generations of successful family investors. His primary tasks are researching and reporting in the equity markets as well as the political and economic environments both globally and domestic. His input provides valuable insights to the ongoing decision making and portfolio management process.

He is particularly pleased to be working alongside his wife of 43 years.

Anil

Anil

Administrative Support

Anil comes to us with a strong background in client management with a degree in business administration and management. He has dedicated his career in developing strong client connections and managing inevitable obstacles that come during the day to day operations in the business world.

In his free time, Anil likes to travel visiting countries worldwide.

Administrative Support Staff

Wiggin Financial Services employs a talented group of Office Administrators that make up “communication central” at our Fort Lauderdale offices. Whether you reach Anil or Dyana, you can be assured that your request or issue will be handled in a professional and courteous manner.

We believe the growing number of people seeking financial advice have a right to demand qualified professionals and a high standard of ethical conduct. One of the ways we ensure this professionalism is to maintain the CFP® designation with all its requirements.

7 Principles of a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™*

  1. Build a foundation of trust using integrity and candor.
  2. Be impartial and honest.
  3. Make an ongoing commitment to learning and professional improvement.
  4. Disclose conflicts of interest.
  5. Protect client information.
  6. Demonstrate exemplary professional conduct.
  7. Respond in a prompt and thorough manner.

*The CFP® designation is considered the “gold standard” of financial advisory certifications. A CFP® must have a college degree and be educated in a wide range of personal finance subjects, pass a two-day exam covering 90 topics, have at least three years’ experience, meet continuing education requirements and abide by a code of ethics.

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