As we gather around the table with friends and family to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, we at Infiniti Wealth Management want to reflect on the many blessings that enrich our lives. While gratitude is a sentiment we carry in our hearts year-round, this special holiday offers a moment to pause and express our thankfulness for the people and opportunities that have shaped our journey.

For us, as financial advisors, Thanksgiving is not only a time for personal reflection but also an occasion to share the gratitude that fills our hearts and explain why we are thankful for the profound impact that both our clients and our profession have had on our lives.

Family & Friends

Family and friends probably tops the list for most of us, but in this season especially, we are reminded of how much family means and the importance of surrounding yourself with people who know you, love you, and support you. We are honored to consider many of our clients as friends as well.

No matter how busy we are or what life changes come our way, family and friends are vital to our well-being. We at Infiniti Wealth Management are incredibly grateful for those closest to us and for the opportunity to serve our clients and the community that surrounds us.

The Gift of Health

As we reflect on the past year, we are immensely thankful for the simple gift of our health. Health is the cornerstone of our ability to serve our clients and sustain our work in helping them experience financial success. We understand that not everyone enjoys the same level of health and well-being, and we are deeply grateful for the vitality and strength that allow us to fulfill our mission of supporting others toward their financial goals and dreams. As we navigate the current financial landscape, we carry an awareness for the good health we’ve received, knowing that it empowers us to make a meaningful impact on the lives of our clients.

Personal Good Fortune

For us, a significant part of our lives is joining clients on their journey and serving them as they pursue their goals. It is truly our joy to celebrate with them as they reach milestones and support them when life gets shaky. These opportunities remind us of the personal good fortune that has allowed us to serve our clients with dedication and support. We recognize that the chance to work in this industry guiding individuals and families toward financial stability is a privilege many don’t have. We consider it an honor to be able to share the wisdom gained over the years, assisting our clients in navigating the complex world of finance and investments.

The Ability to Pay It Forward

As a financial advisor, one of the most rewarding aspects of our work is the ability to pay it forward. In addition to the privilege of helping our clients realize their financial goals and stabilize their futures, we also empower them to make a positive impact on their families and communities. By providing sound financial guidance and strategies, we enable our clients to not only improve their own lives but also to support charitable causes, educational opportunities, and community initiatives. This ability to pay it forward creates a ripple effect of positive change—a source of immense satisfaction and purpose in our work as advisors.

We hope your Thanksgiving leaves you refreshed and ready to look forward with hope. If you’re interested in more information about what a partnership with us could look like, reach out to us by calling our office at 845-278-8638 or send us a message to set up a complimentary consultation. We look forward to hearing from you!

About Mike

Michael Durante is a founder, Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®), and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™ (CDFA®) at Infiniti Wealth Management, an independent, fee-only financial advisory firm. With over 25 years of experience, Mike specializes in serving women who are going through a life transition, whether that’s a divorce or the death of a spouse, as well as pre-retiree and retiree couples. He is passionate about helping his clients develop a personalized financial plan based on their values and goals so they enter retirement with confidence and peace of mind. Mike has both a bachelor’s degree in business administration and an MBA from Pace University. When he’s not working, Mike loves spending time outdoors hiking, biking, walking, golfing, campfires, the beach and doing yard work, as well as spending time with family and friends. Mike also enjoys to read, travel, and check out local restaurants and events. To learn more about Mike, connect with him on LinkedIn.


November 13, 2023 - Michael Durante, CFP®, CDFA®