Feb
14

Joshua Speaks at the Private Wealth Texas Forum

posted on February 14th 2017 in Fort Worth CFP Team Posts & WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

Joshua Wilson, Chief Investment Officer at WorthPointe, will be speaking at the Private Wealth Texas Forum in Dallas on February 27, 2017. This one-day meeting of the largest family offices, private banks and registered investment advisors based in Texas provides an educational overview of asset allocation and protection strategies for the private client intermediary. Joshua […]

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Jan
18

A Look Back at 2016 and What Might Be Ahead

posted on January 18th 2017 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

2016 has come and gone. It started out in a very rocky fashion, with comparisons to 2008 that were too numerous to count. Let’s be clear. As we’ve emphasized in past summaries, markets don’t always trade in a quiet and orderly fashion. But, just because we run into turbulence doesn’t mean it’s time to retreat […]

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Nov
01

How a WorthPointe Spouse Came to Appreciate Financial Planning and Her Husband’s Passion

posted on November 1st 2016 in Fort Worth CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

I recently had a chance to talk with Candace Addington and hear her story about how she came to appreciate financial planning. She’s been married to Matt, a WorthPointe partner and financial planner in the Fort Worth office, for 17 years. I’m sharing it because I think it will resonate with other married couples — and perhaps spur some thinking […]

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Oct
14

Step-by-step Guide for Writing a Killer Essay to Get Into College with a Scholarship in 2017

posted on October 14th 2016 in Fort Worth CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

All selective schools and and nearly all scholarships have more qualified candidates than they have admissions slots and available funds. Whatever school you apply to and scholarship you apply for, there will be a list of basic “qualifier” stats. Even if you are far exceeding the minimum qualifications, expect that other candidates are as well. […]

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Oct
10

Your ETF May Be About to Explode: Deutsche Bank

posted on October 10th 2016 in Fort Worth CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

I’m actually going to talk about “ETNs” (exchange traded notes), not “ETFs” (exchange traded funds), but the problem is most people don’t know the difference and use the terms interchangeably! If you aren’t 100% sure what you own, now is the time to find out because a major issuer of ETNs, Deutsche Bank, is having […]

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Mar
30

How to Lose at Investing: Follow Your Gut

Financial Planning magazine reported that its “perceived risk-tolerance level” barometer had dropped 7 points from January to 27.9 in February — the lowest level since its inception. This barometer seeks to measure clients’ (or self-directed investors’) appetite for risk. In looking at the readings over the last 12 months, it’s very easy to understand why […]

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