Heffernan Investment Advisors - Because You're Different - San Francisco, CA

 

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No One Strategy Fits Everyone Our Team Approach Understanding Your Goals An Approach Designed For You

"Mike Heffernan came to me in 1999 to see if I could help him bring a best-in- class, investment solution to his top insurance clients. Many of Heffernan clients have built successful businesses and are in need of excellent investment advice to help them plan for retirement, succession, and estate planning. Our commitment to each client’s investment success is as strong today as it was when we started in 1999."

Andy Ryan, HIS Senior Investment Advisor

Serving Individuals

We strive to help take some of the mystery out of preparing for your financial future.

Business Planning

Insight and information for employers and employees.

Investment Strategy

Let us provide you with the guidance, and goal of helping you understand and better define your financial goals.

Helpful Content

Investments

Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

Global and International Funds

Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

 

Protecting Your Business from the Loss of a Key Person

Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.

A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses

Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.

You Would Rather Be...

Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.

Universal Life Insurance

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

Keeping Summer Safe: Pool and Spa Safety Tips

Each year hundreds of children die or are injured in pool accidents. By taking seven steps, you can keep your pool safe.

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.

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Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

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5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

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Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

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