Nov
29

Meet Our Advisors

We love sharing the stories of how our advisors found WorthPointe to be the perfect fit for their lifestyles and professional goals. It brings us joy to help them find their niche and serve our clients even better. Here are a few examples. Scott – Giving is Living For Scott, giving back to the community […]

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Nov
01

The Importance of a Financial Emergency Kit

posted on November 1st 2018 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

Handing over a Emergency Kit

Floods, hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes, extreme winds, and tornadoes all have the potential to create treacherous conditions and cause devastation. We prepare with insurance, but it is often inadequate. It covers many, but not all natural disasters. Flooding requires flood insurance. And a standard homeowner’s policy won’t cover damages caused if the ground shakes violently. Disaster […]

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Oct
11

Fire in a Crowded Theater

posted on October 11th 2018 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

By Bob Veres Yesterday’s market declines — the Dow down 3.15%; the S&P 500 down 3.29%; and tech stocks, as represented by the Nasdaq index, off 4.08% — were entirely within the normal range of mini corrections, which we’ve experienced numerous times since March 9, 2009. But they represent an interesting test of character for […]

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Sep
17

Join us in welcoming John Chapman to WorthPointe!

posted on September 17th 2018 in LA/OC CFP Team Posts & WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

WorthPointe welcomes a through-and-through Orange County boy to the team: John Chapman, CFP®. Discovering the wealth management industry while interning for Merrill Lynch, John became energized to pursue a career as a financial advisor. Backed by an authentic love for people, he joined WorthPointe with the mission to bring better tools and genuine care to […]

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Sep
15

The Running of the Bulls

posted on September 15th 2018 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

The month of August marked an important milestone for the long-running bull market. On August 22, the bull market, as measured by the S&P 500 Index, extended its run to 3,453 calendar days, becoming the lengthiest bull market in history, or at least since WWII. While we may celebrate the milestone, let’s take a moment […]

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Sep
10

Why Californians Need to Be Ahead of the Game

posted on September 10th 2018 in San Diego CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

We all have love for California but as one of the highest tax states, residents often could improve their financial situation by being proactive rather than reactive. Anthony G. Ferreira, Partner and Financial Planner at WorthPointe’s San Diego office, comments on how most Californians could benefit from a better tax strategy:

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Jul
31

Tax Traps to Avoid in Retirement

posted on July 31st 2018 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

“Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” It is a quote that comes down to us from Benjamin Franklin, who uttered the phrase in 1789. Taxes–federal, state, local, sales tax, property tax, gasoline tax, […]

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