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Why Goddard?

Goddard Financial Planning (formerly Blue Canoe Financial Planning) is not your average financial services company.

As fiduciaries, we put our clients’ interests first. Our model is different than most other financial services firms as we determine the cost based on the complexity of your individual situation. Using this approach we have helped thousands of clients plan their financial futures.

John Goddard, our founder, had the intention of becoming one of the preeminent financial planning firms in Seattle. Fast forward 14 years to find that John’s goal has been realized and has inspired an expanded team of dedicated financial planners. Based on the number of clients served, we are one of largest hourly fee-only financial planning firms in the United States!

We value the metaphor of canoeing as it applies to financial planning. Canoeing requires balance. Financial planning is about balancing the wants of today with the needs of tomorrow. While we savor the peace of calm water, storms and uncertain currents are all a part of the flow of life. Having a financial planner can provide peace of mind knowing that whatever comes, you’ll have the guidance needed to adjust course to achieve what matters most.

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Goddard Financial Planning simplifies the lives of everyday people and their families by delivering the personal financial plans and investment advice they need, at the intervals they choose, with transparent pricing.

603 Financial, Inc. dba Goddard Financial Planning is a Registered Investment Advisor providing fee-only investment advice and guidance, and full-service financial planning. The firm is registered with the state of Washington. Our primary place of business is 1200 Westlake Avenue North, Suite 603, Seattle, WA 98109. The information in this web site is designed to provide a general overview with regard to the subject matter covered and is not state specific. The authors, publishers, and host are not providing legal, accounting, or tax advice, or advice specific to your situation. Material presented is believed to be from reliable sources and we make no representations as to its accuracy or completeness. All information and ideas should be discussed in detail with your individual advisor prior to implementation. 603 Financial, Inc. dba Goddard Financial Planning is a registered investment adviser in the State of Washington. The adviser may not transact business in states where it is not appropriately registered, excluded or exempted from registration. Individualized responses to persons that involve either the effecting of transaction in securities, or the rendering of personalized investment advice for compensation, will not be made without registration or exemption.

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Goddard Financial Planning simplifies the lives of everyday people and their families by delivering the personal financial plans and investment advice they need, at the intervals they choose, with transparent pricing.

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1200 Westlake Avenue North,
Suite #603, Seattle, WA 98109

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BellMinder is a fully automatic school bell system that is used to solve the common daily problem of ringing a bell on time every time and only when required. Unlike other School Bell Systems on the market, BellMinder is a custom developed School Bell System specifically designed for automating school bells, from the most basic schedules to the most complex. A full year time schedule can be implemented in minutes and schedule changes in seconds. BellMinder has a unique School Bell Program that’s based around a clear, easy to follow year planner format. It enables you to assign multiple reusable schedules, using your office PC, by days, weeks or months. Whether your school operates a manual system, audio based, industrial electronic timer or is controlled by your Alarm company, BellMinder beats them all with accuracy, functionality, ease of setup, flexibility and running costs. You can even activate our ‘School Lockdown’ feature to respond to emergency incidents that can occur in modern schools.

If any of the follow are familiar to you, then you have come to the right place:

  • Is it difficult to adjust your existing school bell timer?
  • Is timely bell ringing at your school important?
  • Are your bells a neighbourhood nuisance at times?
  • Would you like flexible control of when the bells ring?
  • Is School Bell Ringing taking up valuable staff time and elevating stress levels?
  • Do you require an emergency situation warning alert.?
  • Parent interview days are a drag, pressing the button every 10 minutes.
  • I have to switch off the automatic timer for exam week. The timer is too hard to change.
  • It a panic when we change for daylight saving time, the Bell Timer instructions are difficult to understand.

Think of how useful some of these features will be:

  • With BellMinder you are no longer limited to just daily timetable schedules. Now you can configure in sports day activations, exam schedules and parent teacher interviews. In fact any event that you can think of can be programmed in seconds.
  • With BellMinder you can implement alternative schedules that run in the background and can be called into service at the press of a button.
  • These are especially useful if you run Snow Day timetable or a wet day time table. No need to remember to switch back to the main schedule for the next day – BellMinder automatically takes care of that for you, BellMinder has an emergency situation alert feature.
  • Automatically daylight savings and Leap Year aware You can even print hardcopies for school and staff notice boards.
  • This School Bell Timer can operate independently of the PC once programmed.
  • BellMinder can maintain schedules for many days during a power loss.

Why Switch To BellMinder – When I have my own Bell Ringing Solution?

Below is a list of common solutions and their associated problems that BellMinder WILL solve (guaranteed!).

“We ring the bell manually and it costs us nothing:”

  • Although on the surface this would seem like a very economical
    solution – calculations have proven that by the time you calculate the lost productivity and time associated with the continual tie of ringing a bell, BellMinder will pay for itself in a matter of months!
  • Despite the best efforts of staff/students ringing the bell – it doesn’t ring on time for a large percentage of rings.

“We have an electronic timer already.”

  • Most are seven day timers that are not Daylight Saving or Leap year aware.
  • Techenz believe that we have the ONLY bell ringer in the market that can handle all required scenarios. Most School Bell Timers or Software do not handle Snow Days or Rain days (or a multitude of other ring scenarios) or being able to schedule ahead 14 months. 14 Months may sound like an unusual number but once again this is based on industry investigation. Most schools schedule the year in advance and don’t want to have to worry about the bell during the end of year holiday period – BellMinder lets you ignore the bell during the busy start-up period right thru to the end of February.
  • Programming a traditional timer is quite a time consuming and frustrating process – we can schedule an entire year in only a few minutes.
  • A PC based solution has inherent reliability issues. Everyone who uses a PC knows the associated reliability issues – a single reboot/crash could/will cause havoc on a ring schedule.
  • The PC is usually dedicated to the task, so to save money the oldest PC is used, which is a high point of failure. Then no-one wants to touch it.
  • During power cuts the schedule loses reliability. Someone needs to remember to switch it back on.
  • Audio based solutions are the most expensive to implement and less effective than Bells. Playing sounds or voice from outside is usually distorted from within a classroom of noisy students. This makes it a low ROI.

The bottom line is: NO OTHER SOLUTION WILL SOLVE ALL THE REAL ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH A RELIABLE RING SCHEDULE. We guarantee after installing BellMinder you will be entirely satisfied that the solution has delivered the most hassle free set and forget solution in the market place.

Who Do We Sell To?

  • We will sell via any of the following means:
  • Direct to the chools/Institutions.
  • To Electricians/Installers/Technology Providers.
  • How Do I Buy A BellMinder Or Find Out More?

It’s easy to buy a BellMinder or find out more – use any of the following means: Contact us and we will provide you with the easiest means to purchase a BellMinder or will answer any questions that you may have. We have Credit Card,