About Us

Compass Financial Group is an independent wealth management, financial planning, and investment advisory firm located in Deerfield Beach, FL.  Compass was founded in 1961 and specializes in integrated financial advice for our high net worth clients.

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Our Process

Our process begins with an introductory meeting that allows us to develop an understanding of your personal and financial situation.  We also share with you some information about our firm and our services so we can collectively determine if Compass is the right fit for you.

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Our Investment Philosophy

We work closely with our clients to develop a customized Investment Policy Statement that is tailored to meet their goals and objectives.

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Our Services


At Compass Financial Group, we believe that having a coordinated strategy to managing your wealth can provide the framework for achieving financial security.  Our wealth management approach may incorporate portfolio management, retirement planning, tax strategies, and a number of other services that can provide both balance and direction for your overall objectives. Read more

 

 

Portfolio Management and Investment Consulting

Compass is dedicated to the total economic wealth of investors. We use a flexible, but disciplined approach using institutional quality research to work toward achieving maximum returns consistent with your tolerance for risk.

 

Wealth Transfer & Estate Planning

A properly designed estate plan is an integral part of ensuring that your assets are protected and handled in a manner that is consistent with your desires. While most people understand that an estate plan can enable you to pass your assets to your heirs in the way you choose, there are many other reasons to address this important aspect of your financial preparation.

 

Retirement Planning

Being able to retire comfortably is one of the most common goals shared by individuals today, yet many find it difficult to assess their retirement preparedness. Increasing life expectancies coupled with rising medical costs and other future uncertainties are very real concerns that individuals and families must address.

 

Tax Minimization

While we do not prepare tax returns, there are still many ways to help reduce current and future income tax liability. We can provide some of those sophisticated tax minimizing options and ideas when appropriate and can work with your accountant or other tax professionals when implementing.

 

Risk Management & Asset Protection

As a firm, we have a strong focus on helping our clients stay wealthy. One of the ways that we do this is by managing the risks of unexpected events. While some of our risk management techniques are implemented in our investment approach, we also want to make sure that you are sufficiently protected against risks outside of your investment portfolio.

 

Family Office Services

We offer family office consulting services in which we can oversee various investment accounts and financial issues on behalf of the client. Our family office services also extend beyond the traditional financial services in our attempt to engage and meet the specific needs and objectives of our clients.

Our Principals

 

Blair C. Shein

Blair C. Shein is a Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) professional and is the Vice President of Compass Financial Group.

Jay L. Shein

Jay L. Shein is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, a Certified Investment Management Analyst®, a Certified Investment Strategistsm, and is the Chief Investment Officer and Strategist of the Compass Financial Group.

We manage wealth for individuals and families, providing investment management, financial planning, and family office services.

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Articles

Blair Shein |
In a recent survey by JumpStart Coalition for Financial Literacy, only 26 percent of those between the ages of 13-21 said that they had been taught how to manage money. Yet, when they turn 18, kids are signing contracts for student loans, opening credit card accounts, and in many instances, living away from home with little financial guidance available. We have a list of classes that kids need to pass in order to graduate from...
Data breaches, once a fairly rare occurrence, have become more frequent as hackers become more skilled in their ability to extract personal data from popular social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter. And while we commonly hear about breaches from these large, global organizations, it’s important to remember that small businesses are just as likely to experience a data breach, meaning your information that is stored at you CPA’s office, your attorney’s office, or...
With more than 95% of American workers currently covered by Social Security, there are some things about this massive retirement program that you should probably know. If you’re still in your forties or fifties, you can probably wait a few years to learn the intricacies of Social Security, but if you’ve recently entered your 6th decade on this planet, here are a few things you should be aware of: Your social security retirement age can...

News and Publications

Concentrated Stock Strategy Paper

Jay Shein was published by CCH in the March 2019 edition of Estate Planning Review- The Journal. The paper was titled “Concentrated Stock Strategy.”

Forbes ranking of Best-In-State Wealth Advisors

In February 2019, Blair Shein was named to the Forbes 2019 ranking of Best-In-State Wealth Advisors.

ESG Investing Paper

Blair Shein was published by CCH in the January 2019 edition of Estate Planning Review- The Journal. The paper was titled “Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Investing: Making an Impact with Your Investments.”

 

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