Passion, Purpose & Partnership

In today's complex world, freedom comes in many forms.  It might be the ability to pursue your hobbies, or to enjoy your relationships.  However you define it, freedom involves time--and the ability to spend it the way you want. Financial security is the ability to spend your time the way you choose--and knowing that those you love and who depend on you have the same opportunity.  Working together, we can identify the financial goals and solutions to help provide the freedoms of financial security for you and your family.

Our Mission: To bring passion, purpose, and partnership in helping you provide long-term financial security for yourself, your family, your business and your community.

  • Passion - A powerful and contagious emotion that moves you to act on the most important aspects of your life, and helps others to make their intentions become reality.
  • Purpose - A reason for doing something.  The grounding belief in something long term, usually bigger than yourself, that gives meaning to current decisions and activities.
  • Partnership - A collaboration toward a common vision or purpose.  A long term relationship of substance and depth, in which the participants can be counted on a relationship of value.


Watch this short video to learn what you can expect when working with me

Dan Schiffman Presents the FMH 2017 Good Samaritan of the Year Award

Photo of Award Presentation, featured from left to right: Tom Kleinhanzl, President & CEO, Frederick Regional Health System; Sue & Dick Basford; and Dan Schiffman, Chair, Special Gifts Committee.

Dick and Sue Basford were named Frederick Memorial Hospital’s 2017 Good Samaritans of the Year at a recognition event on May 3rd for some of the hospital’s most generous benefactors.

Dick and Sue Basford were presented with the award in honor of their shared lifetime of community service and philanthropy. Longtime members of the hospital’s Order of the Good Samaritan, the Basfords are also active members of the FMH Auxiliary, contributing a combined total of well over 7,000 hours of direct patient and administrative service.

“In addition to giving generously of their time and resources to Frederick Memorial Hospital, Dick and Sue have spent countless hours volunteering on behalf of some of our community’s most vulnerable members,” said local businessman and FMH Special Gifts Committee Chair Daniel Schiffman. “Both have focused their efforts on improving the lives of mothers, children and families, the elderly, the sick and the less advantaged. As one of their nominators put it, ‘they are the epitome of what it means to be community servants.’”


Visit Community Involvement under the About Dan tab to learn more.

Dan Schiffman is published in The Daily Record

To read Dan's recent commentary in The Daily Record, "Is long-term care a big risk to retirement?", click here.

To read other articles written by me, visit Professional under the About Dan tab.


Daniel J Schiffman, CLU®, CFP®, CLTC

Wealth Management Advisor

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