Oct
11

Rick Wilkinson Earns Five Star Professional Designation

posted on October 11th 2017 in Fort Worth CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

Congratulations to WorthPointe’s own Rick D. Wilkinson, CFP® for being named a Five Star Professional! The Five Star award is presented to wealth managers and other professionals in 45 markets in the U.S. and Canada. Five Star Professional conducts research to help consumers with the important decision of selecting a service professional. The Five Star […]

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Sep
12

How to Respond to a Data Breach

posted on September 12th 2017 in WorthPointe News & Your Family & Your Financial Advisor with 0 Comments

You may have read that hackers broke into the Equifax database and stole personal information tied to 143 million Americans. The hackers accessed people’s names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some instances, driver’s license numbers. They also stole credit card numbers for about 209,000 people and dispute documents with personal identifying information […]

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Apr
10

Tax Considerations for Grieving Women

posted on April 10th 2017 in Austin CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

This is an excerpt from Chapter 4 of Certified Financial Planner™ Scott O’Brien’s brand new e-book Surviving to Thriving: A Financial Resource for Divorcées and Widows. This e-book brings you in depth information from 7 experts across industries to help women manage the financial and personal elements of life’s major transitions. Download your complimentary copy […]

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Jan
03

The Emotional Side of Financial Planning

posted on January 3rd 2017 in Austin CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

A financial advisor should understand every aspect of a prospective client’s financial life and frankly – take too much time with them — by design. It’s important to learn their goals and dreams, as well as their challenges and fears, and that means developing relationships that are both professional and personal. By getting to know […]

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Aug
15

Yes, No, Maybe

posted on August 15th 2016 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

Have you ever met or approached a professional at a social event and been tempted to ask a personal question that relates specifically to your circumstances? Whether it’s from a physician, attorney or CPA, insight from professionals benefits us all when we need assistance in their field of expertise. While you may be reluctant to […]

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Jun
29

Think Carefully About the Legacy You’re Passing Down

posted on June 29th 2016 in Fort Worth CFP Team Posts & Your Financial Advisor with 0 Comments

By: Matt Addington, WorthPointe Partner and Financial Planner · Fort Worth As wealth managers, one of our most important responsibilities is helping clients pass on a positive financial legacy to their loved ones. We do what we can to help them avoid pitfalls, lose money in a down market, concentrate in areas when they shouldn’t and take […]

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Jun
28

What Does Brexit Mean to U.S. Investors?

posted on June 28th 2016 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

By: Tom O’Connor, WorthPointe Financial Planner · Los Angeles, Orange County CA IN THIS ARTICLE: 1) Britain has voted to leave the European Union. Could this be the start of a protectionist trend? What would this mean for investors?  2) Hours after the vote, stocks were down slightly. Gold and long-term U.S. bonds were up slightly. Should we get in on […]

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