Aug
27

Financial Planning vs. Wealth Management — What’s the Difference?

posted on August 27th 2019 in Your Financial Advisor with 0 Comments

Business group brainstorming on meeting to planning project finance analyzing calculate with report document, stacking coins for step up growing business to profit and saving with wealth management

It really drives me nuts when financial planning and wealth management are used interchangeably, because the two disciplines require different skill sets and are appropriate for different people. In a nutshell, a financial planner will accompany you on your trek up the mountain — toward financial independence — while a wealth manager resides on the […]

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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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May
23

Robo Financial Advice: Is the discount worth the risk?

posted on May 23rd 2018 in Austin CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

Investing seems like it should be straightforward: buy when stock is low, sell when its high. Reap the profit. Makes sense especially when you consider the big gains demonstrated by the stock market over the past couple of years. Big margins meant bigger discounts for customers of the financial service industry with the growing popularity […]

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Apr
10

There is a Human Behind that Portfolio

posted on April 10th 2018 in WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

In the wealthiest nation in the history of the planet, people still struggle with resources. They work so hard to achieve success, but without the component of careful planning, they may never get a firm grip on their assets. You need a financial coach just like you need a personal trainer. Someone whose expertise cuts […]

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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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Dec
11

Estate Planning in the World of Marriage Equality

posted on December 11th 2017 in Austin CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

This is an excerpt from the WorthPointe e-book A Financial Planning Guide for the LGBT Community by Kermit Johns. This resource is provided as a complimentary resource to aid for the community. For the many couples who could not marry prior to marriage equality, estate planning was vitally important to gain some of the protections […]

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Dec
04

A Short Guide to Homeowner’s Insurance

posted on December 4th 2017 in Austin CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

This is an excerpt from the WorthPointe e-book A Financial Planning Guide for the LGBT Community by Kermit Johns. This resource is provided as a complimentary resource to aid for the community. Homeowner’s Insurance A common notion when shopping for insurance is that as long as the coverage limits match, a policy or quote comparison […]

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