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Focus Investment Advisors - Encinitas, CA

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Retirement Solutions


Retirement income can make or break your retirement lifestyle. Retirement can be as smooth a transition as you prepare for.

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Investment Consulting


As pension consultants we recommend a form of retirement plan to address your goals. Qualified or non-qualified, insurance can be an enhancement.

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Financial Strategies


With an effective financial strategy you are able to address your specific needs . You will outline your goals before coordinating a strategy.

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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.

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