Philip Chao, CFP, AIFA
Principal and Founder
Chao & Co., Ltd.
Philip Chao, CFP, AIFA, founded Chao & Company Inc., Ltd., an independent SEC Registered Investment Advisor and an employee benefits consulting firm, in 1990. Based in Vienna, Va., the firm offers investment advice primarily to ERISA plan sponsors, corporate clients and non-profit organizations. Mr. Chao also serves as an independent trustee for health and welfare trusts. On a selective basis, Chao & Co. also offers investment advice and management to high net worth individuals and families.
Smith-Goldman: A Poignant Case Study on the Fiduciary Debate
By Philip Chao, CFP, AIFA | April 12, 2012
This complimentary case study demonstrates how a 60-year-old male client could potentially benefit from the type of retirement strategy that involves a variable annuity product.
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