Apr
09

We are honored to make the list of AdvisorHQ’s Top Financial Advisors in Austin, Texas

posted on April 9th 2019 in Austin CFP Team Posts & WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

We are so happy to see WorthPointe on AdvisorHQ’s Top Financial Advisors in Austin, Texas, to partner with in 2019. As examined in the article on the Advisor HQ Website, we know it’s difficult to know where to start when it comes to finding a financial advisor you can trust. And you want to someone […]

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Apr
01

Have You Seen Who Made the Best-In-State Forbes List?

posted on April 1st 2019 in WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

We are thrilled to see Christopher Van Slyke, WorthPointe’s founder, on the 2019 Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors list for Wyoming. This elite list is composed of some the nation’s best advisors, organized by their location. Advisors were nominated by their respective firms and thoroughly researched by SHOOK Research on behalf of Forbes. SHOOK Research gathered online […]

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Mar
27

How Brooks Morgan Rose From Intern to Partner at WorthPointe

posted on March 27th 2019 in Austin CFP Team Posts & WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

We are pleased to announce that Brooks Morgan was recently made a partner at WorthPointe. Brooks began his WorthPointe journey in 2011, while still a student at the University of Texas, studying finance and business administration at the Red McComb School of Business. As an intern with us, he served as a wealth management associate, […]

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Mar
25

Global Diversification Beats Playing a Hunch

posted on March 25th 2019 in WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

At the beginning of a new year, many investors review what happened in the past year, searching for next year’s potential winners. Some investors believe the momentum from last year’s returns in an asset class will continue in the future, i.e, they buy into the concept of extrapolation. And this happens — sometimes. It’s known […]

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Mar
22

Getting to the Point of a Point

posted on March 22nd 2019 in Market Commentary & WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

A quick online search for “Dow rallies 500 points” yields a cascade of news stories with similar titles, as does a similar search for “Dow drops 500 points.” These types of headlines may make little sense to some investors, given that a “point” for the Dow and what it means to an individual’s portfolio may […]

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Mar
20

Calling Out Budget Haters

posted on March 20th 2019 in WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

woman working on her finances at home

Live-Give-Owe-Grow When I bring up the “B” word — budget — in meetings with clients, invariably one spouse cringes and the other gives some other none-too-happy non-verbal response. I know keeping track of spending can be a tiresome task, but it’s not something everyone must do. Surprised to hear that from a financial advisor? There […]

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Mar
13

WorthPointe Team Members Rise to Partnership

posted on March 13th 2019 in San Diego CFP Team Posts & WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

Allison Blake and Brooks Morgan rise from entry-level to leadership Allison Blake, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer in San Diego, and Brooks Morgan, Portfolio Manager and Lead Advisor in Austin, have been made partners at WorthPointe. Their intentional hard work over the course of their time with the financial planning firm made them […]

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Feb
28

How Do We Compare to Austin’s Best Financial Planning Firms?

posted on February 28th 2019 in Austin CFP Team Posts & WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

Every year, the Austin Business Journal publishes its annual Book of Lists. This downloadable document or print book — both available for purchase — lists the “hottest area companies in their field” based on ranking criteria specified by field. In addition to listing by rank, each entry also includes key contact information for decision-makers and […]

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Jan
30

2018 Year-End Investment Market Report

a report and a personal pen on a table

This was the year the long, seemingly endless bull market came to a crashing halt — and U.S. investors finally, for the first time since 2008, experienced the normal definition of a bear market (down 20% from the S&P 500’s all-time high on September 20). The bottom fell out in the final month of 2018, […]

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