Jun
14

5 Steps to Reducing Healthcare Costs in Retirement

posted on June 14th 2018 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

Healthcare costs will be the biggest expense for most retirees. It’s not a pleasant prospect, but it is a reality. A 65-year-old couple that left the workforce in 2017 will spend an average of $275,000 to cover medical expenses through retirement, according to the latest retiree healthcare cost estimate provided by Fidelity Benefits Consulting. That’s […]

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May
15

3 Tips for Choosing Your Financial Planner

posted on May 15th 2018 in WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

You know that the right financial planner will help you clear a path to your financial goals and keep up the momentum along the way. But knowing whether your financial advisor is on your side can be harder to nail down. How do you know if your advisor will have the experience and freedom to […]

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May
09

Is Now the Time to Convert your IRA into a Roth?

posted on May 9th 2018 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

There are many different ways you can shelter your savings from taxes. It is a powerful incentive for us to save for retirement. Options give us choices, but choices can confuse as options proliferate. In the name of simplicity, we’ll avoid what is sometimes called the “alphabet soup” of retirement accounts. Instead, let’s spend a […]

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May
07

A Sea of Tranquility — Not!

posted on May 7th 2018 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

Last year, stocks marched higher with only minor pullbacks. When the year ended, the largest peak-to-trough decline for the S&P 500 Index was just under 3%. It was a year that lacked turbulence and rewarded diversified investors. Since the beginning of February, volatility has returned. It’s a reminder that periods of relative tranquility don’t last […]

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Apr
23

AdvisoryHQ’s 2018 ran​​king ​​o​​f the​​ “Top 10 Best Financial Advisors in Austin, TX

posted on April 23rd 2018 in WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

The WorthPointe team is grateful for AdvisoryHQ’s recent inclusion of our firm in their Top 10 Best Financial Advisors in Austin, TX list. AdvisoryHQ employs a unique methodology that objectively evaluates the total assets under management (AUM), firm size and quality, as well as the amount of revenue generated by an advisory firm. Being recognized […]

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Apr
18

Busting the 5 Biggest Retirement Myths

posted on April 18th 2018 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

Urban legends, urban myths, and fake news. Whatever you call it, in our age of information, claims of spurious repute can go viral in minutes. Anyone with a computer can start a blog and offer up opinions on just about any subject, whether he or she is an authority or not. Sources? Who needs sources? […]

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Mar
27

Protect Your Assets And Your Free Time

posted on March 27th 2018 in Your Financial Advisor with 0 Comments

Time is Money. Time is at a premium these days, and with work following us on our phones, it can be hard to draw a boundary and embrace quality time outside of the office. If you’re like many dedicated entrepreneurs, this dilemma will resonate. You may feel like you’ve devoted so many hours to building […]

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Mar
14

WorthPointe Named Among Top Financial Advisors in San Diego for Second Year in a Row

posted on March 14th 2018 in San Diego CFP Team Posts & WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

“As a boutique San Diego financial advisory firm, WorthPointe provides clients with the benefit of expertly tailored and customized advice.” – AdvisoryHQ We’ve made one of AdvisoryHQ’s lists for the second year in a row in San Diego. WorthPointe has been named as one of the top 10 San Diego Financial Advisors. AdvisoryHQ selects the […]

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Mar
08

Part 2: Volatile Markets – How the Financial Media Helped Build Demand for Dangerous Products Based on the VIX

posted on March 8th 2018 in Fort Worth CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

To understand what happened in the markets the week of February 5, you need an understanding of the psychological forces behind what happened. The VIX isn’t just an index that reflects what’s going on with options. It’s a psychological measure, and that’s where the media comes in. You cannot directly trade the VIX. Yet, the […]

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