posted on 9th May 2018 in Market Commentary

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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posted on 7th May 2018 in Market Commentary

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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posted on 23rd April 2018 in WorthPointe News

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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posted on 10th April 2018 in WorthPointe News

In the wealthiest nation in the history of the planet, people still struggle with resources. They work so hard to achieve success, but without the component of careful planning, they may never get a firm grip on their assets. You need a financial coach just like you need a personal trainer. Someone whose expertise cuts […]

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posted on 28th March 2018 in WorthPointe News

“Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.” — Aesop   A recent survey conducted by TD Ameritrade revealed just how little people know about the fees they pay for their 401(k) plans. The survey of 1,000 investors found only 27 percent of them know their 401(k) fees.   Ironically […]

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