Are You Too Paralyzed to Plan?
Analysis paralysis — we’ve all been there at some point. I know I’ve been guilty of it. As a financial advisor, I see it all too often with millennials and Gen Xers when it comes to financial planning. And for even bigger topics, like retirement planning, it can feel so daunting they choose to never […]Read Article
VIDEO: Should I Buy a House?
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.Read Article
VIDEO: Building Your Nest Egg and Quality of Life
Your nest egg can determine your quality of living into your retirement years. Partner and San Diego Financial Planner, Ken Cortlett, CFP® explains how we factor your nest egg into planning and growing your probability of success.Read Article
Stuck In a Holding Pattern and the Trump Tax Cut Plan
Stocks at home and overseas have experienced a run up in prices over the last six months. After the S&P 500 Index claimed a new high on March 1, it has more or less held within a narrow range. That hasn’t been the case for the tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite, which topped 6,000 for the first time […]Read Article
VIDEO: The WorthPointe Peace of Mind
What’s different about WorthPointe? We measure value by client satisfaction and progress towards your goals. Get to know WorthPointe from Partner and San Diego Financial Planner, Ken Corlett, CFP®.Read Article
So, You Just Won the Lottery; Now What?
Successfully managing a financial windfall We’ve all heard the stories, if not firsthand, at least in various news reports and anecdotes. Some “lucky” person picks the winning numbers; prances before the cameras in what can only be described as a media lovefest; and lives happily ever after, free of financial worries. Sure, the first two points are […]Read Article
What’s the Deal with Trump’s Tax Plan?
The questions about Trump’s tax plan are already coming in. Here’s a quick rundown of what you need to know. It’s not actually a plan at all — more like a very big picture wish list. It’s a couple of headlines and an order to look into making it happen. Any discussion at this point, […]Read Article
VIDEO: The Difference Between a Broker and an Advisor
Did your “financial advisor” suggest that fund or option to you because it was the most beneficial for you or it gave them a leg-up to win their firm’s trip to Las Vegas? WorthPointe Chief Investment Advisor Joshua Wilson, CMT®, AIF® talks about the difference between fee-based financial advice and working with a fee-only financial […]Read Article
How are you celebrating National Health Care Decision Day?
How are you celebrating National Health Care Decision Day? I doubt you are going to celebrate National Health Care Decision day with cake and balloons. However, it would be a great day to finally get your financial documents in order in case you have a healthcare crisis. The theme of NHCD day this year is […]Read Article
How Should Trump’s Election Affect Your Financial Plan in 2017?
Since Trump’s election, a lot of people are wondering if their financial plan needs amending. The concern is warranted. The biggest theme underlying a Trump presidency is that we don’t know what to expect on so many fronts. Lots of things are still playing out. Information is still developing. When calculating probabilities based on complex […]Read Article