Jul
08

The 3 Most Important Retirement Happiness Factors

posted on July 8th 2020 in Your Family with 0 Comments

Cheerful happy senior couple enjoying life and spending time together

I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase, “money doesn’t buy happiness.” Money absolutely gives you options to participate in things that make you happy — but money itself won’t make you happy since it’s just a tool. How, then, should you invest in order to have the happiest retirement possible? According to retirement researcher and expert […]

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Jun
17

What Should You Do If You’re Recently Retired?

posted on June 17th 2020 in Financial Planning with 0 Comments

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WorthPointe advisors John Chapman and Matt Addington provide their answers to that question in a new video that touches on three areas: the emotional impact of the pandemic; what you seek to accomplish; and what changes, if any, may be required with respect to income planning. Discover why we feel you shouldn’t be panicking, why […]

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Jun
02

Are You Financially Prepared For A Divorce?

posted on June 2nd 2020 in Your Financial Advisor with 0 Comments

cropped shot of lawyer and client sitting at table with divorce decree and wedding rings

As life expectancy rises, so do the percentage of divorces later in life. Termed gray or silver divorces, these breakups are often exacerbated by the various transitions that come later in life: empty nests, aging parents, career changes and retirement.  Divorce can be a very costly venture, especially during these times of change, as couples […]

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May
14

Have Recent Events Derailed Your Retirement Plans?

posted on May 14th 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Happy elder lady embracing her beloved husband

If you’re in your late 50s or early 60s and hoping to retire over the next two to four years, should you be worried that recents events such as the COVID-19 and the unstable market have set you back? Maybe, according to WorthPointe advisors John Chapman and Matt Addington, who discuss this question in a […]

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May
06

WorthPointe Advisor Authors Book on Caring for Aging Parents

posted on May 6th 2020 in Financial Planning with 0 Comments

Drawing from his experiences as a financial planner and a son who cared for both parents before their deaths, WorthPointe advisor Morgan Smith has written a book — Generation Squeezed™: A Holistic Guide for Taking Care of Aging Parents. Weaving his personal experiences with his professional expertise, he provides plenty of food for thought about […]

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Apr
18

Busting the 5 Biggest Retirement Myths

posted on April 18th 2018 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

Urban legends, urban myths, and fake news. Whatever you call it, in our age of information, claims of spurious repute can go viral in minutes. Anyone with a computer can start a blog and offer up opinions on just about any subject, whether he or she is an authority or not. Sources? Who needs sources? […]

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Jan
11

Looking Back and Leaping Ahead

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

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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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Oct
25

5 Retirement Questions You Should Ask Yourself

posted on October 25th 2017 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

One topic that comes up often in conversations with our clients is retirement planning. While goals and dreams may differ, there is one common theme — financial security. More specifically, many ask the question, How much monthly income will I have during retirement? Situations will vary from person to person. That is why we never […]

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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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