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Fee-Only Comprehensive Financial  Planning for Individuals and Families

-  Navigate the complexities of your finances

- Make smart financial decisions

- Accomplish your goals

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imagine as a future possibility; visualize

Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now. Alan Lakein

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Don Martini, CFP®, CFA


 I recognize the importance of integrating personal financial decisions with quality of life issues as we pass through our life stages. Your vision of a retirement lifestyle needs to have a plan that meets your expectations and adjusts to obstacles that you will encounter along the way. 

I decided to start Envision Financial Planning as a way for individuals and families to start creating their future vision. We will develop a financial plan that puts you on your path that works towards achieving those goals now. I want to become a resource, a partner, and a confidant for people working through their life planning decisions. 

I am a fee-only financial planner located in San Francisco, CA, serving clients locally and across the country. As a fee-only planner I act solely in your best interest and do not accept any fees or commissions for product sales. 

Start creating your future today. Develop a financial plan customized to you.


I have a Master of Business Administration in Finance. I completed a Personal Financial Planning Certification Program and passed the CFP® professional exam in 2014.  I currently hold a Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) certification and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification.

 Professional Affiliations

 I am affiliated and partnered with the Alliance of Comprehensive Planners (ACP) , The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors  (NAPFA),  XY Planning Network and Fee Only Network.

A goal without a plan is just a wish. 

- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

My Mission

My mission is to empower busy professionals and their families to achieve their future financial goals. I help clients overcome confusion around financial decisions so they have the confidence and freedom to pursue what is important to them.  I’ll help bring predictability and articulated goals to your life so you can stop worrying and you can concentrate on what you do best.  

My Services

  • Comprehensive Financial Planning  with Ongoing Support *
  • Project Based Services ($200 per hour) - For people starting out who need occasional help or want a second opinion

My Process

  1.  Get you organized – I’ll help you construct a full picture of your financial situation
  2. Explore possibilities and set goals – Evaluate realistically what your goals could and should be
  3. Review all aspects  of your financial life making sure each area contributes to the complete plan 
  4. Develop strategies to help you achieve your financial goals
  5. Utilize tools and techniques to help you implement your plan 

* Pricing is based on complexity of your planning circumstances, as determined by advisor, prior to signing a planning agreement.

Client Planning Process

The following outline will walk you through the steps of the client planning process

Step 1: Introduction
Complimentary 30 minute call to discuss your financial concerns and how I can be of assistance to you. We will discuss your needs and what services I offer to help you address your concerns. We can discuss whether we are a fit to work together. If we determine we are not a good fit, I will gladly refer you to a financial planner that is better suited to your needs.

Step 2: Complimentary In-Person/Virtual Meeting
In the first meeting, we will discuss your unique situation, your concerns and your goals. We will review your financial documents together to better understand your current financial situation. We will talk about where you are now and what your biggest priorities are for this year and the next few years.
We will discuss the services I can offer you to best address your current concerns and your 3-5 year goals. I will give you a contract that covers the services and pricing of your financial plan.

Step 3: Draft Plan Meeting
At the second in-person meeting we will:
•  Check the accuracy of the data - income, expenses, and portfolio assets.
•  Use multiple scenarios vs. your current plan (base plan) in an interactive session to show how changes in different variables affect              your ultimate retirement plan (For example: your retirement age, Social Security Benefits period)
•  Make financial plan recommendations
•  List action items for the client and planner

Step 4 – Update Progress/Final Plan Meeting
In the third in-person meeting, we will:
•  Review the final financial plan in detail.
•  List all the Action Items that still need to be completed for plan implementation
•  Address any concerns or questions you have  about implementing the plan
•  Review investment allocation strategy and sign-off on Investment Policy Statement (if applicable).

Step 5 - Monitoring
A detailed financial plan is the beginning of our journey. I will be available by email, phone or in-person to discuss issues that arise so we can make the necessary adjustments for those unexpected events which will inevitably occur.

Planning Areas

Personal Financial

  • Maximizing financial goals (savings plan, retirement contributions, college planning)
  • Budgeting and cash flow analysis
  • Asset and liability management


  • Review and analysis of current investment portfolio
  • Develop an Investment Policy Statement and determine proper asset allocation for your investments
  • Analysis of retirement account investment options 

Retirement Planning

  • Determine how much to save to fund  your retirement
  • Income and cash flow analysis in retirement 
  • Best distribution strategies in retirement

Risk Management

  • Evaluate existing insurance policies
  • Recommendations of insurance policies for coverage gaps

Estate Planning

  • Necessary estate documentation
  • Review all beneficiary designations
  • Other legal documents–Durable Power of Attorney, Health Care Directive

You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.   C.S. Lewis

Strategic Alliances

CFP advisor San Francisco, CA envision financial planning

NAPFA advisor  San Francisco, CA envision financial planning


XY Planning network advisor San Francisco, CA envision financial planning

right capital advisor  San Francisco, CA envision financial planning

TD Ameritrade advisor  San Francisco, CA envision financial planning

Let’s discuss what’s on your mind, areas to consider and how I can help you.

  • What are your current financial concerns?
  • Are you on track to meet your retirement goals?
  • Can your tax bill be reduced?
  • Can your investment portfolio be improved?

To start the conversation, schedule a complimentary consultation.

Schedule a Complimentary Consultation