Oct
04

Financially Navigating a Cross-Border Life

posted on October 4th 2017 in WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

As a U.S. citizen married to a non-citizen, or vice versa, you and your spouse may find yourselves asking big questions when it comes to estate planning and understanding the complexity of your financial picture. You’re not alone; it’s common for cross-border executives and their families to struggle with navigating tax law and regulatory restrictions. […]

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Sep
18

The Mindfulness of Being Financially Successful

posted on September 18th 2017 in Austin CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

“Mindfulness doesn’t do any good unless there’s discipline attached to it.” We became financial advisors first and foremost to provide our clients with fulfilled, happy lives. Austin Partner Morgan H. Smith discusses the important role that mindfulness plays in your financial life and how a financial advisor can guide you in financial discipline.

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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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Jul
15

VIDEO: Should I Buy a House?

posted on July 15th 2017 in Fort Worth CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

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.

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Jul
05

Do Robo-Advisors Dream of Electric Clients?

posted on July 5th 2017 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

Austin Financial Planners: 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 […]

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Jun
22

May Market Commentary: Ignore the Distractions

posted on June 22nd 2017 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

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 […]

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May
21

So, You Just Won the Lottery; Now What?

Managing a lump sum, Financial Planners, San Diego Financial Planners, Austin Financial Planners

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 […]

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