Nov
10

Life as a San Diego WorthPointe Financial Planner

posted on November 10th 2016 in LA/OC CFP Team Posts & San Diego CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

The first thing people generally think about when San Diego comes up is weather, since “America’s Finest City” allegedly has the best weather in the country. That may be true, but unless you work as a lifeguard, gardener or other outdoor-based job, you’re usually looking at the sunshine from indoors, and don’t get much of […]

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Jun
23

Do you recognize the 4 early warning signs of personal financial doom?

You have been doing well for yourself. You have made good money and accumulated a reasonable degree of personal wealth. But, in your gut, you fear you could lose it all. You could wind up in poverty. What would it be like to wake up one morning and find you are losing your business and […]

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May
12

A Trustee’s Fiduciary Duties

I believe the majority of trusts are managed by family members rather than professional trustee or fiduciaries. That is hard to prove since trusts are private documents, but my near 30 years of experience working with trustees makes me believe that is the case.  Having family members act as trustee saves money over the cost […]

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Feb
17

San Diego Beaches: Does the beauty outweigh the cost?

While many may associate Los Angeles as the iconic city of California living, nothing quite compares to the beach lifestyle of San Diego County. The search term, “San Diego beaches” alone receives an average of 2,900 searches a month. From family-centered beaches like Moonlight Beach in Encinitas to coveted local surf spots like Trestles and […]

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Apr
06

An American Retirement Crisis? By Charles L. Stanley CFP® ChFC® AIF®

                  The National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) recently released a public opinion research report that found that an overwhelming majority of Americans – 86 percent – believe the nation faces a retirement crisis. Some of the findings are: Some 86% of respondents agree that the nation […]

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May
23

For the Solo Entrepreneur, a SEP-IRA, or a Solo 401 (k)

For the successful solo business person with no employees, but maybe a spouse, choosing the best option for retirement savings is important.  You want to be able to set aside the greatest amount with the options that are important to you.  People in this category are often consultants or solo professional practitioners of some sort. […]

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