Tobias Financial Advisors
Tobias Financial Advisors
As a fee-only financial planner, my focus is to offer unbiased financial advice to help you achieve your life goals. - Edzai Chimedza, CFP®
Fee-Only financial planner located in Plantation, FL, serving clients locally and across the country
Edzai Chimedza is a Plantation, FL fee-only financial planner. Tobias Financial Advisors provides financial and life planning, management of investment assets, and an array of financial planning functions to help clients organize, grow and protect their assets through life’s transitions. As a fee-only, fiduciary, and independent financial advisor, Edzai Chimedza is never paid a commission of any kind, and has a legal obligation to provide unbiased and trustworthy financial advice.
Edzai Chimedza joined Tobias Financial Advisors in June 2019 and serves as a Wealth Planner. He has earned his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional certification.
Born in Guyana and raised in Zimbabwe, Edzai came to the United States to pursue a degree in biology. He ended up switching to economics, earning a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University, followed by a master’s degree from Florida Atlantic University.
Edzai has worked in different roles throughout the financial services industry. He began his career in asset management, creating sophisticated options strategies for high net worth individuals, hedging portfolios and implementing income-generating overlay strategies. He transitioned into wealth management, enjoying the personal interaction with clients, helping them achieve their goals and empowering them to take control of their financial lives.
Missing the sunshine, his flip flops and the ocean air, he returned to South Florida from New Jersey to join Tobias Financial Advisors.
In his free time, you’ll find Edzai relaxing with his family, binge watching a good show or coaching his children’s sports teams. When his children allow, he also enjoys reading a good book.
Edzai Chimedza is a Member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors
The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is a leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors - highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve.
NAPFA members live by three important values:
- To be the beacon for independent, objective financial advice for individuals and families.
- To be the champion of financial services delivered in the public interest.
- To be the standard bearer for the emerging profession of financial planning.
Like many of Tobias Financial Advisors’ clients, our founder, Ben Tobias, had a goal. His goal was to build a business with other compassionate advisors who are enthusiastic about seeing their clients achieve better financial futures. With over 40 years in the industry, Tobias Financial Advisors prides itself on developing long-lasting relationships with their select group of clients. These relationships are the cornerstone of our firm’s ability to live our mission to inspire, educate, and prepare our clients so they can live the lives they want.
All Tobias Financial Advisor’s Financial Planners are required to hold the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation, a sign of distinction in the industry. As a fee-only investment manager, our financial advisors are beholden to no one other than our clients. We are fiduciaries and legally obligated to put your best interests first. We are committed to providing unbiased financial advice and acting exclusively in the best interest of our clients. As a founding member of the Institute of Fiduciary Standard’s first class of Real Fiduciary™ Advisors, we are proud to adhere to the most rigorous standard of practices in the advice industry.
Fee-Only, Fiduciary, Independent: Three Important Criteria to Consider When Choosing a Financial Advisor.
- Comprehensive Financial Planning
- Retirement Income Planning
- Investment Management
- College Education Planning
- Tax Planning
- Retirees and Near Retirees
- Growing Families
- Business Owners and Executives
- Sudden Money Situations
- Novice Investors
- In-Office Meetings
- Virtual Meetings
- Clearly Defined Fees
- No Product Sales
- Complimentary Initial Consultation
Professional Designations & Affiliations
Edzai Chimedza is a NAPFA Associate
The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is a leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors—highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve.
Edzai Chimedza is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional - Click for Verification
CFP® professionals are held to strict ethical standards to ensure financial planning recommendations are in your best interest. What’s more, a CFP® professional must acquire several years of experience related to delivering financial planning services to clients and pass the comprehensive CFP® Certification Exam before they can use the CFP® designation.
Contact Edzai Chimedza
1000 S Pine Island Rd
Plantation, FL 33324