Mar
30

How to Lose at Investing: Follow Your Gut

Financial Planning magazine reported that its “perceived risk-tolerance level” barometer had dropped 7 points from January to 27.9 in February — the lowest level since its inception. This barometer seeks to measure clients’ (or self-directed investors’) appetite for risk. In looking at the readings over the last 12 months, it’s very easy to understand why […]

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Mar
28

Your Feelings About the Market are Probably Wrong

posted on March 28th 2016 in Fort Worth CFP Team Posts & Your Financial Advisor with 0 Comments

According to Thomson Reuters Lipper, investors pulled over $60 billion from mutual funds in January, the worst month of outflows we’ve seen in years. Mutual fund outflows are one way to get an idea of what retail investors are doing. Whether they are self-directing or calling up their advisors and demanding their plan be thrown […]

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Mar
03

Run Your Domestic Staff like Your Business

posted on March 3rd 2016 in Your Financial Advisor with 0 Comments

Often times when clients talk asset protection with their CFP® professional, they want to discuss how to avoid poor investment choices and how to save their profits from taxation to create a strong foundation of assets that protect them and their lifestyle. But asset protection is more than that; it’s making strong, smart decisions that […]

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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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