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Investment Management & Retirement Planning for 6-7 Figure Earners and Business Owners

Make Informed Financial Decisions, Not Emotional Ones
Personalized Approach, Not One-Size-Fits-All

(Humans, Not Bots)

Long-Term Wealth, Not Short-Term Gains

Our Core Values

Money is personal. So is our approach.

No minimums to start planning and investing.

Everyone should have the opportunity to build wealth. That’s why we have no investment minimums to get started.

Long term partnership & commitment.

This is a relationship, not a transaction.

Informed and objective decision making.

We don’t chase after the “hottest” thing in the market to make a quick buck. Sometimes, our investment decisions are contrary to what the vast majority thinks and that is what sets us apart.

Keep things simple.

Life is hard enough. Managing your money shouldn’t be.

Susan Frederick
Susan Frederick
I was searching for a financial planner prior to planning for retirement. Capital Benchmark was referred by a friend. Helen and her team have been very professional, easy to work with and have provided good financial advice.
Corinne Levy
Corinne Levy
Helen and her team are incredibly organized, tech savvy, and knowledgeable. CBP has helped us to invest our money and stay on track toward a secure future for our family.
Trang Vo
Trang Vo
Great service and very thorough!
Andy Pruett
Andy Pruett
I've been a client of Helen and Capital Benchmark Partners for at least five years by now, maybe more. Her team is excellent, responsive, and responsible in all the ways that motivate me to be better in control of my finances. Highly recommended.
Christopher Hansard
Christopher Hansard
Helen and her team are great. They are super responsive and go out of their way to make sure you're comfortable with their services.
Ana-Marie Colet
Ana-Marie Colet
Regardless of income, this group of professionals are amazing at expanding your portfolio and investing with your best interest in mind. We met Helen about 6 years ago and have appreciated how honest and straightforward she was. She has never sugar coated or made empty promises. She set out a financial plan that we could (a) easily understand and (b) lined out with our financial goals. And during the 5 years we’ve been with her, she has made a substantial impact on our portfolio. Something that really stood out is the way she navigates between my husband and I. We both have different ways of understanding and processing information, and Helen will take time to meet with us if one, or both of us aren’t understanding or have questions. The same is said for her team. I get responses within an hour if not sooner! They make us feel like their only clients! We appreciate Helen and her team!
Corey Goerdt
Corey Goerdt
Helen, Karishma and the whole team at Capital Benchmark Partners have been a joy to work with. Helen came highly recommended from an attorney friend, and she's lived up to the hype - and then some. She's always responsive, even to probably simple / ridiculous financial planning questions. And she has simplified our financial planning lives to the point where she takes care of 99% of everything we need to do, while giving us clear instructions and take-aways to accomplish the other little bit ourselves. I recommend Helen's team to everyone I talk to about financial planning (mercifully for me, not too many) and would recommend Capital Benchmark Partners to anyone else looking for a highly competent, organized and responsive financial planner.
Will Shin
Will Shin
We've been with Capital Benchmark Partners for years now and they've been an integral part of our financial success and well being. Things I love: regular/clear communication, great listeners, timely execution and the feeling they have our best interests in mind. Highly recommended if anyone is searching for a financial planner!

our services

Investment Management

We do all the heavy lifting of investing: create your investment plan, process trades, harvest gains and losses, keep up with tax changes, and report to you how well your portfolio is performing. 

And that’s just the short list.

Retirement Benefits, Investing, and Tax Planning for Business Owners & Contractors

We set up 401(k), SEP IRAs, SIMPLE IRAs, Pension Plans, and other retirement plans to help you reduce your tax liability while simultaneously create a comfortable nest egg for when you want to retire. 

Let us help you decide which plan is best and implement it for you, your business, and your team.

Hourly Financial Planning

If you’re just looking to consult with a financial advisor on an as needed basis, then you can work with us hourly. 

Who we Serve

Six-Figure Earners, Business Owners and Contractors

Doctors, dentists, and travel nurses who are independent contractors
Attorneys: solo practitioners or firm partners
Freelancers: writers, designers, web developers, and other creatives

*"Helen has been my business mentor since 2013 and I love working with her! She takes the time to really know me and understand my business’ financial goals. She provides me with a comprehensive plan of action and is always available to answer my questions. She is very knowledgeable and professional."

-Jenny Huynh, Attorney

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, we are fiduciary financial advisors.

It is upheld in our fee-only advisory business model.

And because we are CFP® professionals, we are held to a fiduciary standard of care in which we are required to act in the best interest of clients.

Financial planning is the process of defining your goals and establishing a time horizon to achieve those goals. Then, a course of action is designed to meet those goals.

This may include planning for your retirement, how to save for your children’s future, how to save for your first-time home, and other financial goals.

Investment management builds on top of financial planning. It is the process of making investment decisions to grow your money in specific accounts to meet your objectives.

It involves defining an expected rate of return to meet your financial goals, selecting specific investments, and managing the portfolio as the economy and market conditions change.

So we can sit at the same side of the table as you.

With our fee-only planning model, we avoid conflicts of interests because we are not paid based on products we sell. We are paid solely for the advice and the breadth of financial planning and investment management we deliver.

We do not sell products to make a commission.

We also do not accept referral fees.

It’s a priority that our planning and investment management fees are straightforward, transparent and easy for you to understand. When it comes to money, we are not shy talking about it. You will get the disclosure.

As a fee only advisor, we charge a flat hourly rate for our financial planning consulting services and a flat percentage for assets we manage.

You may see financial advisors refer to themselves as “fee based.” Fee based advisors are paid a mix of commissions and charge a flat rate for services that may include a percentage of assets they manage, an hourly rate, or a monthly retainer.

If you are looking for a non-commissioned advisor, then you are looking for a fee-only financial advisor (that’s us!), not fee-based.

The lingo can be confusing since they sound similar, but the distinguishment is whether one gets paid a commission.

The primary difference is that we do not file taxes nor do accounting for clients.

We coordinate and collaborate with our clients’ CPAs, bookkeepers, and attorneys to inform them of your overall financial plan and investment transactions throughout the year. Your tax advisor then takes the information we provide to file your taxes and report to the IRS accordingly.

We do tax planning to the extent of making recommendations that can help lower your tax liability such as implementing a retirement plan and tax-loss harvesting in relation to your investments.

Most people think all financial planners are “certified,” but this is certainly not true. While others may call themselves financial planners, only those who have met the rigorous requirements and standards established by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. are rewarded the CFP® distinction. Those who have acquired the designation are held to a much higher standard of professionalism, competency, and ethics than a typical financial advisor.

To obtain the distinguished CFP® mark and become a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, an applicant must:

Hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
Complete a CFP® Board-registered education program
Pass the 10-hour CFP® certification exam
Have at least three years of qualifying full-time work experience in financial planning
Pass a professional fitness standards and background check
Once appointed, a CFP® professional must meet continuing education requirements every other year in order to maintain the certification.
Read more about the CFP® designation by visiting

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We manage our clients’ accounts and investments at TD Ameritrade and Charles Schwab.

Yes, we work with clients throughout the United States.

We also work with clients who are green card holders who reside outside the United States.

In short, as long as you have a US social security number, we can work with you.

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*Testimonials were given by clients of Capital Benchmark Partners, LLC. Testimonials are representative of the client’s views at the time collected, may not be representative of the experiences of other clients and do not provide a guarantee of future performance success or a similar experience or services. No compensation was provided for these testimonials.