Originally Posted by phil70
...... I paid an HOURLY fee adviser to review our long term financial plans and my asset allocation. it cost $2,500 and I think it was worth it. She identified some gaps in our planning, some misallocations in our portfolio and helped identify some cheaper funds to replace some higher cost funds. All of this I could have done on my own, if I had been willing to spend the hours and hours it would have taken.
I bet you could have figured it out in less than 25 hours, especially with free help from Bogleheads and here. Even I would work for $100 an hour.