Crossroads Planning, LLC
Fee-Only Financial Planner serving the city of Orange, Anaheim, Irvine, Huntington Beach, and the entire region
Tony T. Chan, CFP®, EA was born in Hong Kong, China. He immigrated to San Francisco, California with his family at the age of eight. Upon graduating from high school, he served six years in the Army Reserve as an Automatic Logistic Specialist. After receiving his acceptance letter from California State University of Fullerton’s ROTC program, Tony moved to Orange County to further his education. Attending school and working simultaneously four part-time jobs, he realized the importance of personal financial planning. He started attending the Financial Planning Association’s quarterly meetings and it was here that he discovered the CFP® designation.
Upon graduating from California State University of Fullerton with a Bachelor's Degree in Finance and minoring in Military Science, and after receiving his commission through California State University of Fullerton Army ROTC, he decided to pursue his goal of becoming a Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner. Tony received his Registered Paraplanner (SM) through the College of Financial Planning prior to becoming a Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner. Today he is a Fee-Only Financial Planner & Investment Adviser and a 1st Lieutenant with the U.S. Army Reserve 326th Financial Management Center.
Tony has more than eight years of experience in financial planning and tax services. He has extensive knowledge in advising clients from various income levels on comprehensive retirement plans, portfolio analysis, tax planning, debt & risk management, and estate planning.
He is also a proud member of the Orange County Financial Planning Association, National and The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors. Tony have have received multiple awards and is a nominee for 2016 class of InvestmentNews 40Under40
Tony Chan is a Member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors
The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is the country’s 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
What We Believe:
We believe that every decision we make may permanently alter our lives. Every choice we make brings us to an alternative. At Crossroads Planning, it’s our job to guide our clients towards the optimal financial path so they can focus on other aspects of their lives.
This is How We Can Help:
Our ideology is based on the belief that everyone deserves financial freedom. To achieve this, we use multiple tax strategies and planning that incorporate and maximize our clients' needs while minimizing their exposure to tax liabilities. In doing so, we work to achieve the desired levels of both taxable and non-taxable income to accomplish each goal.
Your Financial Freedom is Our Mission:
Here at Crossroads Planning, we aspire to help our clients lower their tax liability and optimize their finances through the use of innovative and creative financial planning, We strive to ensure that our individual and small business clients receive the highest level of care and service.
We strive to build a strong foundation with each and every client and provide the best possible solution. Instead of the traditional one-on-one adviser to client approach, we believe in a team effort. We desire to establish a long-lasting relationship with each and every client that can be passed on from one generation to the next.
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
Tony Chan is a NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor
The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is the country’s leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors—highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve.
Tony Chan 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.
Tony Chan is a member of The Financial Planning Association® (FPA®)
FPA® is the largest membership organization for CFP® professionals in the U.S. and supports high standards of professional competence, ethical conduct, and clear, complete disclosure when serving clients.
Tony Chan is a Member of the XY Planning Network
The XY Planning Network is the leading organization of fee-only financial advisors who are focused on working with Generation X and Generation Y clients. Our mission is to connect consumers with best-in-class financial advisors who specialize in working with clients just like you.
Tony Chan is an Enrolled Agent with the IRS (Learn More)
An enrolled agent is a federally authorized tax practitioner empowered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service. Enrolled agent status is the highest credential awarded by the IRS.
Contact Tony Chan
333 City Blvd W
Orange, CA 92868