Joe the Investor, Joe the Planner,

Joe the Tax Preparer

Joe Barbieri,

B.A.Sc. BCom, CFA

Fee-Only Fi​nancial P​lanner,

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

​Telephone Number: (647) 286-8020


Fee For Service Financial Planning Advice

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Financial Planning Fees Designed to Fit Your Budget

Prices as of August 1, 2018 

Questionnaire and / or free 15 - 30 minute telephone interview will be provided in advance to clarify your needs.  

Initial Consultation Fee: This meeting typically is 2 hours long and is $700 including HST. 

Follow Up Session: (As Many As Is Required) $150 includes HST per hour. If you are an existing client, we also offer the $700 annual service agreement which offers unlimited correspondence by electronic means and one in person meeting per year, which is designed to save money. 

Annual or One-Time Review: $700 includes HST. If you are an existing client, we also offer hourly follow up sessions for minor changes. 

Investment Plan: $1700 includes HST. If this is your first investment plan, the initial consultation fee will be deducted from this price. 

Retirement Plan:  $1700 includes HST. If this is your first retirement plan, the initial consultation fee will be deducted from this price.

Complete Financial Plan:  $2800 includes HST. If this is your first complete financial plan, the initial consultation fee will be deducted from this price. 

Customized Project:  $150 includes HST charged hourly - hours determined before work is done.

Tax Preparation Fees: Visit our Tax Preparation Services page

Cash or Cheque Payable in Person at Time of Appointment. Electronic payment also available through eTransfer or Credit Cards and Paypal via our store.

Telephone advice: Distance is no longer a barrier. All consultations can be done by telephone in the comfort of your own home, office or anywhere at your convenience saving you time and money. Same rates apply.

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I/we understand that the advice discussed is based on information supplied by me/us, and the advice may contain financial projections and assumptions. The advice should not be considered comprehensive but should be treated as a guideline since information may change over time such as market returns, tax laws, estate laws or other regulations.

I/we understand that every effort has been made to make sure that calculations are accurate. We expressly disclaim any liability, loss or risk, financial or otherwise incurred as a consequence, directly or indirectly, in the use or application of any ideas, advice, suggestions or techniques demonstrated.

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