Feb
19

Should You Consider Investing Your Home Equity?

posted on February 19th 2018 in Your Financial Advisor with 0 Comments

Investing Your Home Equity

In our decades of experience, we’ve found that this strategy may not be appropriate for everyone. For some, it has caused more harm than good. For others, it has been beneficial. We, however, wanted write on the topic, because it is a topic that we are often asked about. To properly consider your options, you really […]

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Feb
15

Is It Smart to Invest in Cryptocurrency?

posted on February 15th 2018 in Fort Worth CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

investing in cryptocurrency

In 2009 with the emergence of Bitcoin, the legitimacy of cryptocurrency was scrutinized and hosted polarizing opinions on whether investing in this highly-complicated digital asset was really…well, an asset to begin with. At its birth, Bitcoin attracted more hobbyists than traditional investors and had a slow and varied upbringing in the market. Fast forward to […]

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Feb
13

What Does Tax Reform Mean for You?

posted on February 13th 2018 in Austin CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

What Does Tax Reform Mean For You

As a financial planner, I’ve certainly been getting my share of questions about the recently passed tax reform. In this article, I’ll address some of the most common concerns I’m hearing from clients, but how the changes in the tax code will affect you specifically is something you should discuss with your tax accountant. What’s […]

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Feb
11

What are Options & How Risky Are They?

posted on February 11th 2018 in Fort Worth CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

What are Options & How Risky Are They?

Think of Options Like Insurance Options are essentially tradeable insurance contracts on stocks, indexes and some other investments. It helps to understand the concept of options if you keep in mind that options are insurance, but the terms are different. Options provide more investment options — no pun intended. The price of an option is […]

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Jan
30

Don’t Tax Me

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

Don't Tax Me: January 2018 Market Commentary

“Don’t tax you, don’t tax me, tax that fellow behind the tree,” quipped Senator Russell Long, who chaired the powerful Senate Finance Committee from 1966 to 1981. Tax Reform is Here This past year, Halloween was barely over when House Republicans introduced their version of tax reform. Few observers thought such a massive undertaking could be signed […]

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Jan
16

Joshua Wilson to be a Featured Speaker at Private Wealth Management Summit 2018

posted on January 16th 2018 in Fort Worth CFP Team Posts & WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

Joshua Wilson to be a Featured Speaker at Private Wealth Management Summit 2018

WorthPointe’s Chief Investment Office, Joshua Wilson, CMT®, AIF®, will speak at the Private Wealth Management Summit on March 15-16, 2018. The summit will take place at the Venetian in Las Vegas, NV. Joshua will be speaking during a session called, Putting Volatility to Work for You: Alternative Ways of Producing Income While Lowering Risk. The […]

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Jan
11

Looking Back and Leaping Ahead

posted on January 11th 2018 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

Market Commentary

The End of the Financial Year As we head into the final lap of 2017, it’s been a banner year for stocks not just in the U.S., but around the world. Investors have been focused on the upbeat fundamentals — corporate profit growth sparked by economic gains at home and abroad. The U.S. economy grew […]

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Jan
01

Build a Holistic Perspective toward Success

posted on January 1st 2018 in Austin CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

Health and wellbeing takes attention to all areas of your daily life. You can’t lace up your running shoes once a week or catch a couple of waves and expect vibrant health in return. Eating right, regular physical activity, and taking care of your mental wellbeing are important ingredients to good health. Morgan Smith reminds […]

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