Steven F. Minninger, Jr., CFP®, MBA is a Fairfield County Fee-Based Financial Advisor located in Stamford, CT and serves clients throughout the Tri-State and New England areas.
Waypoint Wealth Planning specializes in providing objective financial planning and investment advisory services to help individuals, families and business owners manage, grow, and protect their assets over the course of their financial lives. Steve Minninger is a Certified Financial PlannerTM Practitioner, a member of the Fairfield County Financial Planning Association® and licensed Investment Advisory Representative.
WHAT'S YOUR DESTINATION?
Whether you are investing to build wealth, protect your family, or preserve your assets for a legacy, we can help you chart a course to get you there safely.Learn More
STUDYING THE CHARTS
Each family or individual’s voyage plan should be made up of a unique set of waypoints that guide them along a route to their goals.Learn More
Laying out the voyage plan is critical to a safe journey. The largest investment returns, the most advanced insurance features, and the soundest recommendations don’t mean anything without a plan.Learn More
Saving for College 101
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
Five strategies for managing your student debt.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.