Tucson Retirement Planning & Investing

Financial Directions LLC is an independent Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) – registered with the Securities Exchange Commission since 1999. As an RIA we are mandated by the Investment Company Act of 1940 to a fiduciary standard, putting our clients’ best interests first. We specialize in personal, customized advice using an array of products, strategies and services to help individuals and small businesses achieve their financial goals. Through our numerous professional relationships within the financial services industry we provide highly flexible, ultra-competitive, and efficiently priced solutions for our clients. We work primarily on a fee basis, which means we are compensated by a mutually agreed upon fee. There are no hidden sales charges or proprietary product conflicts. We promote and strive for long-term relationships with our clients and their families.

Our story

  • 2008

    2008

    Walter "Ray" Martin, founding member of Financial Directions.
    September 20, 1932 - April 8, 2008

  • 2008

    2008

    Joseph Hogan joins Financial Directions as an investment advisor.

  • 2004

    2004

    Signed agreement with Fidelity Investments for custody and brokerage services.

  • 2003

    2003

    Financial Directions creates custom portfolio models for open architecture 403b platform offered through Professional Capital Services.

  • 2001

    2001

    Guy Trujillo joins Financial Directions as an investment advisor

  • 2000

    2000

    Thomas Jones joins Financial Directions as an investment advisor

  • 1999

    1999

    Affiliated with Triad Advisors, our current broker-dealer.

  • 1998

    1998

    John Anderson joins Financial Directions as an investment advisor.

  • 1999

    1999

    Registered with the SEC

  • 1999

    1999

    Created first of its kind fee-based 403b open architecture solution custodied at Schwab.

  • 1996

    1996

    Financial Directions LLC is established by Stan Spackeen, Frank Griffith and Walter Martin.

  • 1998

    1998

    Mary Cherba, CPA joins Financial Directions as an investment advisor.

  • 1999

    1999

    Financial Directions moves into its current office location

  • 2004

    2004

    Gail Leavitt joins Financial Directions as support/operations staff.

  • 2009

    2009

    Chris Hambacher joins Financial Directions as an investment advisor.

  • 2014

    2014

    Financial Directions moves into satellite location as part of Connect CoWorking at 5th/Congress.

Community Involvement

Affiliated Broker Dealer Triad Advisors Member FINRA SIPC
Locations

1228 East Prince Road Tucson, AZ 85719

Phone: 520-408-7777 Fax: 520-408-7770 Contact us