Aug
06

Can The Lottery Ruin Your Life?

posted on August 6th 2018 in San Diego CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

“For most people who win the lottery, it actual ruins their life.” Charles Stanley has decades of financial planning experience. He’s seen a little bit of everything when it comes to personal finance. Wealth building is a mindset that is unfamiliar to a lot of people. Charles uses the lottery to explain how our behavior […]

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Aug
02

Trust Basics

posted on August 2nd 2018 in San Diego CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

Lots of people talk about trusts and while there are multiple reasons why you may want to consider setting one up, understanding exactly what a trust is and does isn’t always clear. Our own Charles L. Stanley, WorthPointe Partner and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, boils it down to the simplest of terms:  

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Jul
31

Tax Traps to Avoid in Retirement

posted on July 31st 2018 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

“Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” It is a quote that comes down to us from Benjamin Franklin, who uttered the phrase in 1789. Taxes–federal, state, local, sales tax, property tax, gasoline tax, […]

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Jul
30

Crosscurrents

posted on July 30th 2018 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

The tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite, and key measures of mid-sized and small companies touched new highs in June. Much of the underlying momentum can be traced to faster economic growth, rising corporate profits, and still-low interest rates. Another factor that lends support–S&P 500 companies repurchased a record $189.1 billion of their own shares in the first […]

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Jul
30

Some Financial Advice Beyond the College Dormitory

posted on July 30th 2018 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

Congratulations! We know you’ve already heard that from family and friends, but after four years of college — or more if you have obtained an advanced degree — you deserve it. And the well-wishing cheers go beyond Johnny or Jane; well done, mom and dad! A couple of weeks ago, one of our advisors was […]

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Jul
19

Built for Collaboration

posted on July 19th 2018 in San Diego CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

WorthPointe is unique for many reasons and one of them is for its collaborative business model. Similar to a law practice, our financial planners and staff work towards the same common goal. Learn more about how our business model stands out from San Diego Partner and Financial Planner, Anthony G. Ferreira.

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Jul
02

Launching a Career as a Financial Planner

posted on July 2nd 2018 in San Diego CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

Becoming a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional takes a great deal of dedication, education, and experience, so we asked our Partner and Financial Planner, Anthony to share his motivation for wanting to become a financial advisor in the first place. Unsurprisingly, his interest started at a very young age. Learn more about his journey in our […]

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Jun
18

What are the Tax Implications of Options Trading?

posted on June 18th 2018 in Fort Worth CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

Options are a poorly understood asset class to most investors, but have many uses for astute planners. No, we aren’t talking about the type of options your company might grant you, but publicly traded options. For example, adding an options enhancement component to your overall investment strategy may be a great way to enhance how […]

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