Mar
20

From Surviving to Thriving

posted on March 20th 2017 in Austin CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

This is an excerpt from Chapter 1 of Certified Financial Planner™ Scott O’Brien’s brand new e-book Surviving to Thriving: A Financial Resource for Divorcées and Widows. This e-book brings you in depth information from 7 experts across industries to help women manage the financial and personal elements of life’s major transitions. Download your complimentary copy […]

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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
12

Who Needs Financial Planning? Everyone!

posted on January 12th 2017 in Austin CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

It puzzles me when I meet people who don’t have an advisor to assist them with financial planning. In my mind, the health of your finances is somewhat like your physical health, in that a professional should make any required “diagnosis.” When you’re sick, you go to a doctor; with respect to financial planning, think […]

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Jan
03

The Emotional Side of Financial Planning

posted on January 3rd 2017 in Austin CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

A financial advisor should understand every aspect of a prospective client’s financial life and frankly – take too much time with them — by design. It’s important to learn their goals and dreams, as well as their challenges and fears, and that means developing relationships that are both professional and personal. By getting to know […]

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Dec
24

Wishing You and Your Loved Ones a Joyous Holiday Season

posted on December 24th 2016 in WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

Happy Holidays from WorthPointe

“The joy of brightening other lives, bearing each other’s burdens, easing others’ loads and supplanting empty hearts and lives with generous gifts becomes for us the magic of the holidays.” — W.C. Jones At this joyous time of the year, we at WorthPointe Wealth Management wish you and your family a wonderful holiday celebration filled […]

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Nov
16

Saving Taxes the Smart Way

posted on November 16th 2016 in Austin CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

Business owners might have a 401(k) and think they are doing the best they can to save on taxes today and save for retirement tomorrow. What they don’t know is that they can, depending on age, more than triple the amount of tax deferred savings and reduce their taxes at the same time. How to […]

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Nov
15

Stock Option Mistakes When You Leave Your Employer

posted on November 15th 2016 in LA/OC CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

Back in the 1980s, it seemed only Fortune 500 executives received stock options.   Boy, have things changed! Today, employees of many firms, large and small, have received stock option grants.   When it’s over, it’s over In most cases, employees have up to 10 years to “exercise” their options and thereby capture the economic […]

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Jun
11

Eric’s Story: Can You Relate?

posted on June 11th 2014 in Your Career with 0 Comments

Operating as a sole proprietor works well in many industries, but it may not be ideal for financial planners. Lacking the support of a team, most advisors who are solopreneurs hit the wall at some point and must decide between two options if they wish to get to the next level: building up their own […]

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Feb
10

Choosing a Professional Financial Advisor

posted on February 10th 2014 in Austin CFP Team Posts & Your Financial Advisor with 0 Comments

By Christopher Van Slyke Working with a professional financial advisor can be key to achieving your goals for the future, but it can also derail your plans—if you’re not working with the right person. There’s no one-size-fits-all recipe for choosing an advisor, but there’s some important due diligence you should undertake before making a decision. […]

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