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"Here's the timeline of actions and inaction that has
to where we find ourselves today: 9/26/14 - Contact Ohel/Duncanabout taking over" financials - explains circumstances 9/27/14 - Phone conference- Mr. Ohel indicates he will expedite financial plan to be able to make financial and investment decisions, estimates 4-6 weeks. Funds transferred will be kept in holding accounts until that is reviewed. 9/29/14 - Mr. Ohel sends forms to complete send in 9/30/14 - All completed documents and supporting account statements returned to Mr. Ohel 10/6/14 - Funds transferred from First American Bank to Ohel-
Group 10/8/14 - Mr. Ohel puts funds in insured money
account as agreed, pending review of financial plan and decision on investment direction 11/26/14 - All stocks and funds arrive at
, placed in
account as is - pending financial plan and decision on investment direction. 12/1/14 - Mr. Ohel emails to see if we would be able to review completed financial plan on 12/17 or 18. . 12/2/14 - We advise Mr. Ohel of impending surgery on 12/9 12/26/14 - Email Mr. Ohel and update him on results of surgery and pathology report and the impact it will have on hwork and on income. Ask for presentation of financial plan and investment decisions by mid January as after that will be in active treatment. Also advise Mr. Ohel that email is best way to contact us. 1/12/14 - Emails Mr. Ohel again (after no response to 12/26 email) - asking for presentation of financial plan so that investments could be made. Ask for info to transfer 401K 1/13/14 - Mr. Ohel assistant, who was cc'd on 1/12 email, responds with information on 401K transfer 1/13/14 - Mr. Ohel emails with questions needed to finalize financial plan to review prior to investment decision 1/13/14 - Respond to Mr. Ohel's questions, and gives clarification to items that are incorrect, including
's earning capacity, lack of college funding needed for graduate children, fact that condo was sold in 2013 and was not an asset. Refers Mr.Ohel to re-read email in same chain from 12/26 with additional details. 1/17/14 - Email Mr. Ohel asking for update on delivery of financial plan and status of all funds within the account. 1/20/14 - Call Mr. Ohel's office to try and contact, leaving message to please email response to recent emails asap.. 1/21/14 - Sister of client speaks to Mr. Ohel on our behalf : "He said that they are ready to move forward with your financial plan but he needs to speak to you and
first to make sure that you are both comfortable with their recommendations." 1/26/14 - Mr. Ohel emails to request time in mid-February to present plan and recommendations 1/26/14 - Respond to Mr. Ohel, indicating husband will be in treatment in mid February and asks again if plan is complete and would like to review that week. 1/26/14 - Mr. Ohel responds that he will be reviewing financial plan the following morning and after that will have a better idea of when it and investment recommendations will be ready. He asks to speak by phone that evening. 1/26/14 - Call Mr. Ohel that night per he request. Asks what is happening with money/stocks..still in holding accounts as they had been...that we do not want any stock sold until then. Mr. Ohel responds that all stock had been sold and put into their "program". Inform Mr. Ohel he did not have the approval to do so as they had not reviewed the plan yet. Establish date of February 5 @ 11:00 a.m. to review financial plan and recommendations. 1/27/14 - Stocks and funds from the Fidelity account actually sold - after Mr. Ohel was told we had not wanted that done and he had mis-stated that it already had occurred. Additionally, that entire week, the news and financial media were touting that Apple was indicating they were going to beat industry predications for fiscal Q1 2015. That report was released at 3:30 California time. The next day, Apple stock
5% and had continued its upward trend. 231 Apple shares were sold at $110.76 per share. Close on 2/6 was $118.93. Loss due to unauthorized sale: $1,887.00 2/4/14 - Receive hard copy of financial plan in preparation of call. On review, errors identified from email questions and others are still present - with investment recommendations, net worth and investment recommendations based on incorrect information. Call Mr. Ohel to question how that could happen - expresses stronglyconcern as to how much attention is being paid to their account, needs and expressed wishes. 2/5/14 - Email Mr. Ohel following up on items discussed on the phone the previous evening, posing specific questions and asking for answers before close of business. Mr. Ohel advised he was in meetings and traveling over the weekend and would get back to us next week. After Mr. Ohel does not respond, we made the following request: As we have lost 4 valuable months of investment time and investments were made without our approval or review, I ask that you do the following to make us whole: Waive any fees for your services Repurchase 231 shares of Apple stock, with the price differential from your sale to current value your financial r responsibility (approx. $2,000) Liquidate any investments you have made with cash with no fees and return cash of $150,000 to our First American Bank account Liquidate any investments you have made in my
account and return the exact amount of cash transferred (less the Apple stock value in October) with no fees charged to my Fidelity account 2/6/14 -Mr. Ohel responds that he no longer fills he is a good fit for our business. Turns account over to manager who advises that we have to pursue complaint process with
to address request which we are advised will take 6+ weeks.

-Gloria H.

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"I contacted the company using the website/email service. They did response within two days asking me to fill out a DETAILED questionnaire which included banking," investment, and other personal information. I would have no problem doing this, but first I wanted to basic information about the company. I replied to their first email asking them what their "Fee Schedule" was. The NEVER responded ! I feel a financial service company should be open and honest UPFRONT ! My wife and I can not work with a financial service company who will not work with us the way we want and ONLY the way THEY want. If we can't trust them on this
matter how can we trust them with our money and retirement plan?

-Ronald W.

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We recently moved to Arizona from out of state and needed our estate documents brought into compliance with Arizona law. We had inquired with an attorney's office referred by family members, and the cost was going to be around $1,500. The attorney also requested detailed information on all our investments. We thought that was overkill for what we needed.
We found
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through Angie's List, and it seemed he was in line with exactly what we were looking for.
He responded quickly and we arranged to meet. He came to the house to meet us and explained different approaches that would save our survivors time and trouble. He then requested minimal information that was pertinent to the disbursement of our estate. About a week after we provided the information, he visited again with all documents prepared for signature.
And he provided much more than only the estate documents. He provided a binder that also included information our designees would need in the event of one of us passing - financial accounts, insurance policies, mortgages and loans, document locations, contact information, medication lists and doctors, pet information, etc. It's an executor handbook that allows us to have everything in one place.
We have everything we need at 1/5 of the price of an attorney. The whole process from first to final meeting took 2 weeks.
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is a very nice young man, and we found him to be a pleasure to work with. What else can we say - he's terrific.
- Elaine S.
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We went to the seminar in October 2014, and told them we would like to talk to them about using the service. We waited., and waited. OK the Holidays are busy, but they'll call. Nothing.
January we e-mailed them a couple of times and got no response. February we call and leave a message. Couple weeks later we get an e-mail from
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saying they'll call. No call. We e-mailed back and then he called. Apologized, he had been out sick.
OK, they said they would e-mail us a package and set up an appointment for 3/9/15. The ninth rolls around and we have heard nothing. So we called and told Mr.
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we were cancelling and why. He said he had told his assistant to send the information out, and they are a good company and that they would be fine without us.


- charles W.
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After making an appointment he was punctual by actually being 5 minutes early. His presentation was extremely impressive with his depth of financial planning knowledge. My wife and I have already recommended him to 4 of our friends.
- Michael P.
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Very professional and knowledgable. Understood my interests and answered questions satisfactorily. I felt secure in leaving my decisions in their capable hands. They managed to help me protect my earnings and
- Susan A.
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What stands out is the personalization of the financial situation. Looking at our need specifically and helping us to set goals to meet our short term and long term needs. we've been using them about 3 years.
- Terri B.
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inDarrel does a Retirement Planning radio show on a local station. I have listen to him for years. My wife and I decided it was time to work on our retirement plan and I have impressed with things
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has said in the past. I sent an email to his website with fairly detailed financial summary of our situation. I asked him for some basic question like: (1) Do you do Trusts, (2) Do you do Wills, (3) Roughly how much would the Retirement Plan cost? I received an email asking for my telephone number so they could contact me via a phone call. I replied I "preferred" to us emails for the initial phase of the plan. I heard nothing from the person.
I then asked for
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's private email address that only he would read. I got his email address (at least I hope it was his). I told him what happened with the first person and asked him to assist me with the initial phase using emails. I have NOT heard back from him since I sent the email to him.
I feel any Financial Planning company that will not work with the customer is no one I can trust to help us with our Retirement Planning.
I "REALLY" don't understand why they are unwilling to work with us. I will have to look for a different company now.
- Ronald W.
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He is great. He is dependable. He is extremely knowledgeable. He has given us advice about investments that have been extremely helpful and right on target. We are in a great financial position because of his advice. He has helped us through our retirement and made sure that we’re invested properly. He is easy to work with.
- PAMELA W.
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I've been working with
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and have known him for over 20 years. He's done a fantastic job helping me with all aspects of my financial plan/needs. Over the years he's adjusted and added services as my needs changed. We started with
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life insurance. Now he provides advice for my 401k,
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's, business planning, coordinates w/ estate attorneys, accountants and much more. I would highly recommend
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whether just starting out in your career, getting close to retirement or anywhere in between
- david G.

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3 Pointe Financial

8001 Irvine Center Dr
Irvine

Aaron Sessions State Farm Insurance

3001 Winchester Blvd
Campbell

AC & A ENTERPRISES

PO 2368
Oakland

Aegis Financial Advisory, LLC

5200 SW Meadows Road

AJ Abdelkhalek State Farm Insurance

775 E El Camino Real
Sunnyvale

Allegiant Group Inc

189 W Clarkston Rd

Allsup Inc

300 Allsup Pl

AMG Legacy Planning

10100 W Sample Rd

Association Reserves-SF, LLC

268 Bush St
San Francisco

Bailey & Utley, CPAs

303 W. Joaquin Ave.
San Leandro

Bankruptcy Law Center of Norther California

2200 Range Ave Ste 209
Santa Rosa

Basic Document Services

930 C Street
Hayward

Bay Equity Home Loans

1900 The Alameda

BetaFrontier, LLC

156 W Superior St Apt 401

BETTER TAX RETURNS

7901 OAKPORT ST
Oakland

Boost Credit 101

3773 E Cherry Creek N Dr

Brad Marshall, LPL Wealth Advisor

59 N Santa Cruz Ave
Los Gatos

Brian Mullen Allstate Insurance

705 VETERANS Blvd Suite 5
Redwood City

Candice Normoyle State Farm Insurance

744 San Antonio Rd
Palo Alto

Carrano Insurance Services, Inc.

1616 Placer Dr.
Concord

Century Debt Consolidation

372 Gellert Boulevard

Clear Mark Wealth Management

59 N Santa Cruz Ave, Suite R
Los Gatos

Compass Financial Management Inc

1318 Aberdeen Dr
San Mateo

Cyberwatch Security Communication Systems, Inc

90 East Gish Road. Suite 215
San Jose

DATA COUNT

PO Box 23192
Pleasant Hill

Debt Relief NW Inc

202 SE 181st Ave. Ste 102

Delgado & Associates

675 N First St
San Jose

Diversified Financial Services Group, Inc.

100 Pine Street, Suite 1250
San Francisco

Doug Davis - Alpine Mortgage Planning

3030 Old Ranch
California

DRAGON FINANCIAL Group

1700 S EL CAMINO REAL
San Mateo

Dunlap Wealth Management Group

14074 Trade Center Dr

Dunton Health and Wealth

2017 Redwood Road
Napa

Eagles Club

Canoga Park

Edward Jones

2300 First Street # 232
Livermore

Edward Jones

490 Grand Ave Suite 100
Oakland

Eggers & Eggers of Silicon Valley

2052 Jackson Ct.
Santa Clara

Estate Research Associates

111 Deerwood Rd
San Ramon

Farmers Insurance and Financial Solutions

2255 Morello Ave
Pleasant Hill

Fat Margins, LLC.

243 Alicante Ct
Danville

FINANCIAL CONCEPTS

205 PARK RD
Burlingame

Freyman CPA, P.C.

40 Exchange Place

Fujikawa & Associate CPA

1270 S Winchester Blvd
San Jose

grand Debt Consolidation

115 Berkeley Square

Green City Insurance Services

1758 s. Holt Av.
Los Angeles

Green Retirement Plans, Inc.

1 Lakeside Dr Apt 811
Oakland

Health Benefit Consultants LLC

20275 Honeysuckle Dr.

Hofmann Financial Group

4187 Piedmont Ave
Oakland

iBank

3090F Pullman St
Costa Mesa

INVESTOR'S CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC

1100 ALMA ST
Menlo Park

Invoice2go

101 University Ave
Palo Alto

Ironcap

1 Federal Street, Apartment 20
San Francisco

IRS Tax Help Team

1201 S Beach Blvd
La Habra

iStyle Fashion & Beauty Society

55 Santa Clara Ave,
Oakland

John Hancock Financial Network

3000 Oak Road
Walnut Creek

Jonathan C. Watts, Attorney at Law

2440 Camino Ramon
San Ramon

JW Harrison Financial Advisors

1655 N Main St
Walnut Creek

Kelly Katz State Farm Insurance

441 N. Central Ave.
Campbell

LAFRANCE FINANCIAL

1564 FITZGERALD DR
Pinole

Let's Insure

1900 Camden Ave Ste 204
San Jose

Livescans2go

1333 Bynum Way
Oakley

Lowell, Blake & Associates

141 Tremont Street

Luigi CPA

3819 Cerrito Av
Oakland

M BESS KANE CPA - Tax Accountant

177 Bovet Road Ste 600
San Mateo

Marchand & Co CPA's PC

2003 Southern Blvd SE

Marshall Wealth Management Group

59 N Santa Cruz Ave
Los Gatos

Mat Dahms State Farm Agency

4400 KELER AVE STE 260
Oakland

McClurg Capital Corporation

180 Montgomery Street
San Francisco

Megastar Financial Corp

930 Executive Way Ste 125
Redding

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

101 California St
San Francisco

Michael P Senadenos

39420 Liberty St Ste 170
Fremont

Michael Tirabassi State Farm Insurance

4546 El Camino Real Ste B4
Los Altos

Millennium Computer Group

23 Germaine Place, Suite B
Novato

Morling Financial Advisors

44 Montgomery St
San Francisco

New York Life Company

39650 Liberty Street
Fremont

NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE CO

1731 TECHNOLOGY DR
San Jose

Olive Financial & Insurance Services

4160 Technology Dr
Fremont

Oxbridge House, Inc.

2115 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco

Pacific Precious Metals

225 Bush St
San Francisco

Palisade Financial

5427 Claremont Ave
Oakland

Parsons Andersen CPAs

721 Purissima St
Half Moon Bay

Parsons Financial Advisors

721 Purissima St
Half Moon Bay

Payless Loan Source

2955 E. Hillcrest Drive
Westlake Village

Polaris Financial Services Inc

300 Tamal Plz
Corte Madera

Project Management Services

San Francisco Bay Area

Quick and Easy Cash

1400 Coleman Ave
Santa Clara

R E Advisors, LLC

201 California St.
San Francisco

Ramsdell Capital Management

555 California St Ste 300
San Francisco

Reverse Mortgage Group a branch of AmericanPacific

3478 Buskirk Ave #1025
Pleasant Hill

ROVAI INSURANCE AGENCY

6990 SOQUEL DR
Aptos

S P Johnson Group

2025 Delaware Ave

San Francisco Debt Relief

71 Stevenson St
San Francisco

Sierra Pacific Financial Advisors, LLC

7077 Koll Center Pkwy
Pleasanton

Simplex Bookkeeping Services

400 Reed St
Santa Clara

Spiritus Financial Planning

7 Fourth Street
Petaluma

Stephen G. Imboden, CPA

1400 N Dutton Ave
Santa Rosa

Summit Funding Inc.

141 Sandcreek Road
Brentwood

Sunnyvale Debt Consolidation

997 W El Camino Real

Tamarind Financial Planning

951 Mariners Island Blvd
San Mateo

The Fog City IRS Tax Lawyers

3700 Geary Boulevard
San Francisco

The Kaplan Group

1 San­some Street, Suite 3500
San Francisco

The Kaplan Group

560 S. Win­ches­ter Boule­vard, Suite 501
San Jose

Towne Investments LLC

1114 Bucknam Ave
Campbell

United Gold Direct

2945 Townsgate Road
Westlake Village

Vallejo IRS Back Tax Lawyers

23 Harbor Way
Vallejo

Van Winkle Insurance Group

13619 Mukilteo Speedway

Vereschagin Law Firm

555 California Stree, 3rd Floor
San Francisco

Wedbush Securities, Inc.

2455 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa

WriteBusinessCapital

19925 Stevens Creek Boulevard
Cupertino
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