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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Oct
02

Coffee Break with John Chapman

posted on October 2nd 2018 in LA/OC CFP Team Posts & WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

John Chapman, CFP®, one of WorthPointe’s newest hires, is spearheading the new Orange County office. With deep roots in the OC area and currently residing in Newport Beach, this talented and knowledgeable family man will help us expand our territory and serve a wealth of new clientele. Keep reading to get to know John and […]

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Sep
17

Join us in welcoming John Chapman to WorthPointe!

posted on September 17th 2018 in LA/OC CFP Team Posts & WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

WorthPointe welcomes a through-and-through Orange County boy to the team: John Chapman, CFP®. Discovering the wealth management industry while interning for Merrill Lynch, John became energized to pursue a career as a financial advisor. Backed by an authentic love for people, he joined WorthPointe with the mission to bring better tools and genuine care to […]

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Sep
14

Orange County has a New Financial Planning Leader

posted on September 14th 2018 in WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE Orange County has a New Financial Planning Leader John Chapman, CFP® opens the door to WorthPointe’s newest office   Newport Beach, Calif. (September 14, 2018) – WorthPointe, a boutique financial planning firm built with clients in mind, has opened its newest office in Orange County. With almost a decade’s worth of experience in […]

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