Welcome to Focus Investment Advisors
Focus Investment Advisors (FIA) was founded in 1994 by partners Andrew Y. Wasa and Henry J Ferry Jr. FIA’s concern is knowing our clients, providing for their welfare and helping them work towards financial success. We provide a high level of service to help clients pursue their investment needs and desires. Our belief is that a long term relationship mindset and education are desirable and most beneficial to the client. We work closely with our clients to establish a high level of understanding while utilizing education and full disclosure.
FIA is a full service investment advisory firm specializing in Taft-Hartley plans, government and civil service/union employee benefits, retirement planning and investment consulting.Contact Us
Will You Pay the AMT?
Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.
IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
What Is a Roth 401(k)?
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Ever wonder what the real value of a financial advisor is? It’s not just added portfolio returns.
Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.
Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.
Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.
However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Are Real Estate Investment Trusts right for your portfolio?
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.