posted on 15th September 2019 in Your Financial Advisor

Wondering if you should exercise your stock options? What the tax implications of stock options are? Financial advisor John Chapman recently interviewed fellow University of Washington alumnus Vieje Piauwasdy, head of Tax Advisory at Secfi, to discuss stock options. You can tune in above. Vieje is a CPA who works with shareholders of Silicon Valley […]

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posted on 10th September 2019 in Your Financial Advisor

Most people don’t like change, but it’s often inevitable. Entire books have been written about managing change, but my focus here is much narrower — how to manage your equity compensation and benefits (stocks, 401(k)s and insurances) when you get a new job, receive a promotion or make a job change. New Job Congratulations! Starting […]

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04 Sep 2019

Focus on Your ROL

Article written by
John Chapman

posted on 4th September 2019 in Your Financial Advisor

In my quest to constantly learn new ways to help clients, I occasionally come across something that makes so much sense — I wonder why I never thought of it. Such was the case when I was introduced to the term ROL (return on life) by Mitch Anthony, a well-regarded thought leader in the financial […]

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posted on 27th August 2019 in Your Financial Advisor

It really drives me nuts when financial planning and wealth management are used interchangeably, because the two disciplines require different skill sets and are appropriate for different people. In a nutshell, a financial planner will accompany you on your trek up the mountain — toward financial independence — while a wealth manager resides on the […]

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posted on 21st August 2019 in Your Financial Advisor

  Achieving your dreams is possible with hard work. We built WorthPointe with that principle in mind. In his latest podcast, Orange County financial advisor John Chapman brings you guidance on how to scale your career, from wherever you are, from an industry expert. Whether you’re looking for a job or firmly committed to your […]

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posted on 19th July 2019 in San Diego CFP Team Posts

Elegance can be defined as having the following characteristics:  Pleasing Innovative Simple As a thought experiment, ask yourself how many of these characteristics embody your life today? Then ask yourself if this what you want your life to be — especially moving forward toward retirement. You’ve been working hard to take care of your family, […]

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posted on 17th July 2019 in Market Commentary

Investment opportunities exist all around the globe   Across more than 40 countries, there are over 15,000 publicly traded companies. If you listen to the news, however, some countries may seem like better places to invest than others based on how their economies and stock markets are doing at the time. Fluctuations in performance from year […]

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posted on 17th July 2019 in LA/OC CFP Team Posts

That’s not a typo in the headline; this blog is directed toward intrapreneurs — folks who hold manager, VP and director positions at public companies. These ambitious leaders often self-select as, but since they work within large organizations, they have wealth-building opportunities that are nuanced and unique compared to sole proprietors and entrepreneurs. As a […]

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posted on 20th June 2019 in Austin CFP Team Posts & Fort Worth CFP Team Posts

Millennials have come of age in an era like no other in history. This generation has made its mark in a time period that’s been a supernova of information accessibility, interpersonal connectivity and technological disruption. It’s no wonder this generation sees the world, and their personal/financial priorities, a little differently than previous ones. While baby […]

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posted on 12th June 2019 in San Diego CFP Team Posts & WorthPointe News

We absolutely savor the times we volunteer at the Ronald McDonald House. It’s a great opportunity to get together as a team and give back to our community. “Life is More than Money” It’s easy to forget sometimes, but these opportunities give us a chance to push away from our desks and computers, and tune […]

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