Jun
25

Safety & Opportunity: Investing In The COVID-19 Era

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A video featuring WorthPointe advisor Morgan Smith and Apollo Lupescu, VP of Dimensional Fund Advisors, focuses on issues that may be on investors’ minds as the pandemic continues. “Safety & Opportunity: Investing In The COVID-19 Era” touches on macro issues (the big picture), safety, and opportunities. The pair talks at length about why there seems […]

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Jun
05

Get to Know Doug Bolles

posted on June 5th 2020 in WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

Portrait of Doug

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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May
27

Hear From Morgan About Caring For Aging Parents

posted on May 27th 2020 in WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

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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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Apr
30

Do You Have This Much Fun Financial Planning?

posted on April 30th 2020 in WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

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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Apr
20

The Morgan Report 2020 Q1 Review : The Smell of Flowers Through A Mask

“Wow.” When I pause, look out the window, and think about the current state of affairs, that’s the word that most easily slides off the tongue — and I know those of you I’ve spoken with recently share that sentiment. There’s no question we’re all in this together and my first thoughts are for the […]

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Apr
16

When Do You Need To Talk About Disability Insurance?

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DISABILITY INSURANCE CONCEPT

Do You Need Disability Insurance? That might be a question for your financial advisor, but let’s dig into this important topic. On this episode of “The John Chapman Show,” John talks with Robert Clark about disability insurance. John mentions that when he works with financial planning clients, life insurance and health insurance always come up. […]

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Apr
16

Look Where You Can Find Us, Among The Top Advisors, According to Barrons

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We are excited to announce that WorthPointe made Barron’s list of 2020 Top Advisors. Ranked by state, the rankings are based on assets under management, revenues generated by advisors for their firms, and the quality of advisors’ practices. Investment performance isn’t an explicit criterion in the rankings. Barron’s also examines regulatory records, internal company documents, […]

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Apr
14

Rebalancing Portfolios In Times of High Volatility

posted on April 14th 2020 in WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

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It’s been said the most important and difficult part of investing is to have a philosophy and stick to it. We’ve had a lot of conversations with clients about portfolio strategy as it relates to recent events and we want to clarify an aspect of our philosophy and value-add to you. The recent volatility in […]

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Apr
08

You’ve Lost Your Job — Now What?

posted on April 8th 2020 in WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

Businessman sit on the stairs and feel stressed

WorthPointe advisors John Chapman and Matt Addington teamed up to create a video that addresses an issue many people are dealing with today — job loss. They discuss financial and non-financial considerations including budgeting, health and life insurance, equity compensation, mentorship, and gaining strength from sharing your situation with family and friends. As they note, […]

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Mar
12

Morgan Smith to Present Divorce Financial Workshop

posted on March 12th 2020 in WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

Couple with divorce contract and ring on desk. Divorce.

Morgan H. Smith Jr., Partner at WorthPointe, will be speaking on the financial aspects of the divorce process at Second Saturday East County in San Diego on Saturday, March 14 at 9 a.m. Second Saturday East County has been providing support and information to navigate the legal, emotional and financial aspects of divorce since 1989. […]

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