Feb
11

What are Options & How Risky Are They?

posted on February 11th 2018 in Fort Worth CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

What are Options & How Risky Are They?

Think of Options Like Insurance Options are essentially tradeable insurance contracts on stocks, indexes and some other investments. It helps to understand the concept of options if you keep in mind that options are insurance, but the terms are different. Options provide more investment options — no pun intended. The price of an option is […]

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Jan
11

Looking Back and Leaping Ahead

posted on January 11th 2018 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

Market Commentary

The End of the Financial Year As we head into the final lap of 2017, it’s been a banner year for stocks not just in the U.S., but around the world. Investors have been focused on the upbeat fundamentals — corporate profit growth sparked by economic gains at home and abroad. The U.S. economy grew […]

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Aug
29

Forbes Names Joshua Wilson Top Next Generation Wealth Advisor

posted on August 29th 2017 in Fort Worth CFP Team Posts & WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

Forbes Magazine has named Joshua Wilson, Chief Investment Officer at WorthPointe, one of the Top Next Generation Wealth Advisors nationally. WorthPointe is particularly proud of Joshua’s recognition as an RIA among a list largely composed of advisors out of big brokerages offering fee-based services. Joshua has a strong commitment to the fiduciary standard and ethical, […]

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Aug
01

6 Ways to a Happier Retirement

posted on August 1st 2017 in WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

Picture this — it’s Friday afternoon, your work is done and you have the weekend ahead of you. But what makes this weekend different than any other weekend is that you have a two-week vacation following it. You wish your colleagues well, they express similar thoughts and you head toward freedom. Of course, you’re excited! […]

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Jul
18

5 Ways Rising Interest Rates Matter to You

posted on July 18th 2017 in Fort Worth CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

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, […]

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Apr
26

Robo Advisors vs. Financial Planners

posted on April 26th 2017 in Fort Worth CFP Team Posts & Your Financial Advisor with 0 Comments

Dallas Ft. Worth Financial Planners, Robo Advisors, Financial Advisors Dallas

What’s the difference in robo-advisors vs. financial planners? When is a robo advisor sufficient to manage your investments? Is an algorithm ever a good substitute for the personal touch of a human manager? WorthPointe Partner and Chief Investment Officer, Joshua WilsonCMT®, AIF® weighs in on when to opt for a human and who should settle […]

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Feb
12

What is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) Professional?

What is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional? The CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional designation is the only financial planning certification that requires financial planners to put the needs of their clients ahead of their own. Financial planners who earn the CFP® designation meet rigorous standards of professionalism and ethics, and are required to uphold the values […]

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