Aug
01

Joshua to Speak at New Beginnings Church

posted on August 1st 2017 in Fort Worth CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

Joshua Wilson, Chief Investment Officer at WorthPointe, will speak at New Beginnings Church’s Wednesday Night Service on August 2nd. Joshua will blend practical advice and biblical principles with his own inspiring story of hope and determination. The talk will be beneficial regardless of faith. If you’re not in Texas, you can watch via livestream.

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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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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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