Feb
24

Finding a Way to Build Wealth in San Diego

When Bankrate came out last October with their best and worst cities to build wealth, while Houston residents felt proud, San Diego was hit hard. Local news outlets followed up with their own analysis and seemed to agree that while San Diego may attract the wealthy, wealth does not get built here. Bankrate used the […]

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Feb
17

San Diego Beaches: Does the beauty outweigh the cost?

While many may associate Los Angeles as the iconic city of California living, nothing quite compares to the beach lifestyle of San Diego County. The search term, “San Diego beaches” alone receives an average of 2,900 searches a month. From family-centered beaches like Moonlight Beach in Encinitas to coveted local surf spots like Trestles and […]

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Feb
12

What is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) Professional?

What is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional? The CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional designation is the only financial planning certification that requires financial planners to put the needs of their clients ahead of their own. Financial planners who earn the CFP® designation meet rigorous standards of professionalism and ethics, and are required to uphold the values […]

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Nov
08

WorthPointe’s Allison Blake Is Named A Finalist in the Women Who Mean Business Awards

posted on November 8th 2015 in San Diego CFP Team Posts & WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

WorthPointe Chief Operations Officer, Allison Blake is a finalist in the San Diego Business Journal’s Women Who Mean Business Awards. This event recognizes dynamic women business leaders and role models who have contributed significantly to San Diego’s businesses. Allison is a driving force behind much of WorthPointe’s business. Her hard work ensures that our financial […]

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Apr
06

An American Retirement Crisis? By Charles L. Stanley CFP® ChFC® AIF®

                  The National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) recently released a public opinion research report that found that an overwhelming majority of Americans – 86 percent – believe the nation faces a retirement crisis. Some of the findings are: Some 86% of respondents agree that the nation […]

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May
23

For the Solo Entrepreneur, a SEP-IRA, or a Solo 401 (k)

For the successful solo business person with no employees, but maybe a spouse, choosing the best option for retirement savings is important.  You want to be able to set aside the greatest amount with the options that are important to you.  People in this category are often consultants or solo professional practitioners of some sort. […]

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Nov
01

Should You Make Your Year-End Charitable Gifts From Your IRA?

by Charles L Stanley CFP® ChFC® AIF® When entering retirement, having a big, fat IRA feels good. It provides a certain sense of security —and that’s a good thing. However, when you consider estate planning for a family with a taxable estate in excess of $5.25 million, that big, fat IRA is a horrible asset […]

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