Consumers Research Council of America announces Michael LaVoy, ChFC, CFP named among one of the "Top Financial Planners in the United States"

May 21, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
TAMPA, May 21, 2010 Beacon Asset Management, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Consumers Research Council of America (CRCA) has designated Michael LaVoy, ChFC, CFP® among one of the "Top Financial Planners in the United States."

The Consumers Research Council of America annually compiles this list on a point system based on experience, training, professional associations and financial certifications. As a financial planner for over 28 years, Michael LaVoy has not only met but exceeded the CRCA criteria which remove subjective evaluations and personal assessments from the judging of the designation.

Michael LaVoy is the president of Beacon Asset Management, Inc., a fee-only Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) located in Tampa, Florida. Beacon was established in 1996 by Mr. LaVoy and provides a boutique, one-stop-shopping model of planning services to clients throughout the country. The collaborative Beacon financial planning model includes coordination of investment, insurance, tax and estate planning services by including certified public accountants, attorneys, and certified financial planners in their Tampa offices.

Beacon focuses its practice on preserving clients' assets so they can preserve their lifestyles both before and after retirement. Contact Beacon Asset Management toll free at 866-465-2869, 813-269-0732 or at

Consumers Research Council of America, ( a Washington, D.C. based research organization, provides consumers information guides for professional services throughout America. It is our purpose to help educate and assist consumers in obtaining the finest professional services. Our guides are easy to read and contain a wealth of information and tips for the consumer.

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