posted on 17th January 2017 in Fort Worth CFP Team Posts

Since Trump’s election, a lot of people are wondering if their financial plan needs amending. The concern is warranted. The biggest theme underlying a Trump presidency is that we don’t know what to expect on so many fronts. Lots of things are still playing out. Information is still developing. When calculating probabilities based on complex […]

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posted on 16th January 2017 in Austin CFP Team Posts

This post is a preview of WorthPointe’s e-book Evidence-Based Investing: Separating Fact From Fiction, written by Certified Financial Planner™ Scott O’Brien. In Evidence-Based Investing, Scott discusses the myths and misinformation that most often slow or halt our financial goals. Get your complimentary copy of Evidence-Based Investing here. Correlation is the interdependence of certain quantities. For […]

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posted on 13th January 2017 in Austin CFP Team Posts

Why can’t people release themselves from self-imposed constraints that hold them back from discovering the power of their personal future-selves in happiness, health, and wealth? Well, now we know. Because financial planning sucks. Here’s how I know. A recent consumer survey conducted by Voya Financial, found among other things that 37% of the respondents would […]

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posted on 12th January 2017 in Austin CFP Team Posts

It puzzles me when I meet people who don’t have an advisor to assist them with financial planning. In my mind, the health of your finances is somewhat like your physical health, in that a professional should make any required “diagnosis.” When you’re sick, you go to a doctor; with respect to financial planning, think […]

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posted on 11th January 2017 in LA/OC CFP Team Posts

It can happen to anyone. Suddenly, you are between employers. And you don’t know how long it will take to land your next job.   Especially in Orange County, where there is a thriving community of entrepreneurs, job change is common — and is not always predictable.   Even if you are voluntarily moving directly […]

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09 Jan 2017

Why Hope is Not a Strategy

Article written by
Scott W. O'Brien CFP®

posted on 9th January 2017 in Austin CFP Team Posts

This post is a preview of WorthPointe’s e-book Evidence-Based Investing: Separating Fact From Fiction, written by Certified Financial Planner™ Scott O’Brien. In Evidence-Based Investing, Scott discusses the myths and misinformation that most often slow or halt our financial goals. Get your free copy of Evidence-Based Investing here. Most families spend more time planning their vacations […]

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posted on 3rd January 2017 in Austin CFP Team Posts

A financial advisor should understand every aspect of a prospective client’s financial life and frankly – take too much time with them — by design. It’s important to learn their goals and dreams, as well as their challenges and fears, and that means developing relationships that are both professional and personal. By getting to know […]

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posted on 24th December 2016 in WorthPointe News

“The joy of brightening other lives, bearing each other’s burdens, easing others’ loads and supplanting empty hearts and lives with generous gifts becomes for us the magic of the holidays.” — W.C. Jones At this joyous time of the year, we at WorthPointe Wealth Management wish you and your family a wonderful holiday celebration filled […]

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