Oct
16

Do You Go Pro or Go Solo to Manage Your Trust?

posted on October 16th 2018 in San Diego CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

A trust is a sophisticated asset management tool that relies on its manager to understand the risks and rewards behind its investment strategy. Many wonder whether they will benefit from having a professional manage their trust for them. We asked Charles L. Stanley, Partner and Financial Planner from our San Diego office, to help you […]

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Sep
10

Why Californians Need to Be Ahead of the Game

posted on September 10th 2018 in San Diego CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

We all have love for California but as one of the highest tax states, residents often could improve their financial situation by being proactive rather than reactive. Anthony G. Ferreira, Partner and Financial Planner at WorthPointe’s San Diego office, comments on how most Californians could benefit from a better tax strategy:

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Aug
06

Can The Lottery Ruin Your Life?

posted on August 6th 2018 in San Diego CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

“For most people who win the lottery, it actual ruins their life.” Charles Stanley has decades of financial planning experience. He’s seen a little bit of everything when it comes to personal finance. Wealth building is a mindset that is unfamiliar to a lot of people. Charles uses the lottery to explain how our behavior […]

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Aug
02

Trust Basics

posted on August 2nd 2018 in San Diego CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

Lots of people talk about trusts and while there are multiple reasons why you may want to consider setting one up, understanding exactly what a trust is and does isn’t always clear. Our own Charles L. Stanley, WorthPointe Partner and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, boils it down to the simplest of terms:  

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Jul
31

Tax Traps to Avoid in Retirement

posted on July 31st 2018 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

“Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” It is a quote that comes down to us from Benjamin Franklin, who uttered the phrase in 1789. Taxes–federal, state, local, sales tax, property tax, gasoline tax, […]

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Jul
30

Crosscurrents

posted on July 30th 2018 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

The tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite, and key measures of mid-sized and small companies touched new highs in June. Much of the underlying momentum can be traced to faster economic growth, rising corporate profits, and still-low interest rates. Another factor that lends support–S&P 500 companies repurchased a record $189.1 billion of their own shares in the first […]

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Jul
30

Some Financial Advice Beyond the College Dormitory

posted on July 30th 2018 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

Congratulations! We know you’ve already heard that from family and friends, but after four years of college — or more if you have obtained an advanced degree — you deserve it. And the well-wishing cheers go beyond Johnny or Jane; well done, mom and dad! A couple of weeks ago, one of our advisors was […]

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Jul
02

Launching a Career as a Financial Planner

posted on July 2nd 2018 in San Diego CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

Becoming a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional takes a great deal of dedication, education, and experience, so we asked our Partner and Financial Planner, Anthony to share his motivation for wanting to become a financial advisor in the first place. Unsurprisingly, his interest started at a very young age. Learn more about his journey in our […]

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