How WorthPointe Got Its Start
Having been established over 15 years ago, WorthPointe’s continues to grow from three original yet fundamental beliefs: start from the heart, do the hard work, and put the client first. Anthony G. Ferreira, WorthPointe Partner and Financial Planner, shares these insights from WorthPointe’s early days in a recent video interview.Read Article
5 Ways Rising Interest Rates Matter to You
Higher interest rates typically strengthen the U.S. dollar versus other currencies. That tends to make commodities that are dollar-denominated (e.g., crude oil and most global commodities) more expensive to foreign purchasers. “Dollar-denominated” means these commodities are priced in U.S. dollars — so when the dollar rises, it takes fewer U.S. dollars to buy the commodity, […]Read Article
VIDEO: Should I Buy a House?
Is it time to buy a house? This is a very common question that clients ask their professional financial advisor. Dallas financial planner and Chief Investment Officer, Joshua Wilson, CMT®, AIF®, discusses how to assess whether it’s the right time and place for you to take steps towards owning your own home.Read Article
Do Robo-Advisors Dream of Electric Clients?
A Book Review: “Those who remain covet any living creature, and for people who can’t afford one, companies built incredibly realistic simulacra: horses, birds, cats, sheep. They’ve even built robot (“robo”) financial advisors. Immigrants to Mars receive robo advisors so sophisticated they are indistinguishable from true men or women. Fearful of the havoc these artificial […]Read Article
VIDEO: Building Your Nest Egg and Quality of Life
Your nest egg can determine your quality of living into your retirement years. Partner and San Diego Financial Planner, Ken Cortlett, CFP® explains how we factor your nest egg into planning and growing your probability of success.Read Article
May Market Commentary: Ignore the Distractions
The steady diet of headlines pouring out of the Trump administration has been unsettling for most Americans, regardless of where they sit on the political spectrum. We know equity markets loathe heightened uncertainty — and what is happening in Washington is generating an enormous amount of political uncertainty. The word “impeachment” has even been bandied […]Read Article
Stuck In a Holding Pattern and the Trump Tax Cut Plan
Stocks at home and overseas have experienced a run up in prices over the last six months. After the S&P 500 Index claimed a new high on March 1, it has more or less held within a narrow range. That hasn’t been the case for the tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite, which topped 6,000 for the first time […]Read Article
VIDEO: The WorthPointe Peace of Mind
What’s different about WorthPointe? We measure value by client satisfaction and progress towards your goals. Get to know WorthPointe from Partner and San Diego Financial Planner, Ken Corlett, CFP®.Read Article
So, You Just Won the Lottery; Now What?
Successfully managing a financial windfall We’ve all heard the stories, if not firsthand, at least in various news reports and anecdotes. Some “lucky” person picks the winning numbers; prances before the cameras in what can only be described as a media lovefest; and lives happily ever after, free of financial worries. Sure, the first two points are […]Read Article
What’s the Deal with Trump’s Tax Plan?
The questions about Trump’s tax plan are already coming in. Here’s a quick rundown of what you need to know. It’s not actually a plan at all — more like a very big picture wish list. It’s a couple of headlines and an order to look into making it happen. Any discussion at this point, […]Read Article