posted on 10th June 2020 in Your Family

The process of planning for retirement is more complex than ever before. Since pensions have all but gone extinct, it can be a challenge to know how much income you’ll have as a retiree. It’s easy to get distracted by questions like “how much should I save?” and focus your attention on some arbitrary number. […]

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05 Jun 2020

Get to Know Doug Bolles

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posted on 5th June 2020 in WorthPointe News

We are pleased to welcome Doug Bolles to the WorthPointe team. Doug brings years of experience and a commitment to client service to our firm. He’s a natural fit for WorthPointe, and we look forward to you getting to know him, too.  Tell us a little about yourself. I’ve lived in East Texas for about […]

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posted on 4th June 2020 in Austin CFP Team Posts

Thank you to the Austin Business Journal for including us in the Financial Planning Firms List for 2020. You can find us on the Austin-area investment management firms RIA list. We’re so thankful for our clients and friends who have helped us grow and become such a meaningful part of this wonderful community. Our Austin […]

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posted on 2nd June 2020 in Your Financial Advisor

As life expectancy rises, so do the percentage of divorces later in life. Termed gray or silver divorces, these breakups are often exacerbated by the various transitions that come later in life: empty nests, aging parents, career changes and retirement.  Divorce can be a very costly venture, especially during these times of change, as couples […]

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posted on 27th May 2020 in WorthPointe News

The University of San Diego Alumni Association has been creating a series of video interviews with alumni about how COVID-19 is impacting their lives, careers, the job market and more. Recently, the association spoke with Morgan Smith, IMBA, CFP®, a financial advisor at WorthPointe, a registered investment advisor, about the financial planning profession and student […]

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posted on 26th May 2020 in LA/OC CFP Team Posts

The unprecedented effect of COVID-19 on the economy has resulted in a number of disaster relief alternatives being available to small businesses — and things seem to change rapidly as they scramble for funds. WorthPointe advisor John Chapman spoke with CPA Darren Morrow of Morrow & Co, CPAs, to learn how its small business clients […]

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20 May 2020

Are You Seeking The Right Things?

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posted on 20th May 2020 in Fort Worth CFP Team Posts

One of the things we financial planners seek to do for clients is remove—or at least limit—the emotional aspects of investing. Even in the best of times, people tend to second-guess themselves, and when times are uncertain, like today, I see many investors focusing on the negative, rather than maintaining a more positive mindset. The […]

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posted on 14th May 2020 in Retirement

If you’re in your late 50s or early 60s and hoping to retire over the next two to four years, should you be worried that recents events such as the COVID-19 and the unstable market have set you back? Maybe, according to WorthPointe advisors John Chapman and Matt Addington, who discuss this question in a […]

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posted on 6th May 2020 in Financial Planning

Drawing from his experiences as a financial planner and a son who cared for both parents before their deaths, WorthPointe advisor Morgan Smith has written a book — Generation Squeezed™: A Holistic Guide for Taking Care of Aging Parents. Weaving his personal experiences with his professional expertise, he provides plenty of food for thought about […]

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posted on 30th April 2020 in WorthPointe News

Every Dollar Counted Growing up, Scott’s family never had a whole lot of money. That’s because his parents were passionate about helping people — and educators don’t always garner the highest incomes. From those earliest days, Scott developed an appreciation for making every dollar count and making money work harder. He also developed an interest […]

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