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Wednesday, November 17, 2021

As financial advisors we get to know people not only on a professional level but also a personal level. It is vital to know our clients, their lifestyles, and their awareness of financial topics, more specifically their financial...

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Watching the stock market last week might have felt a bit like riding a roller coaster. The week started with a sharp sell-off based on concerns that financial difficulties of debt-laden China could spread to other parts of the global...

Thursday, September 9, 2021

You might have heard some good news about Social Security benefits recently. It is now projected that benefits will increase 6.1% in 2022, which would be the most significant increase since 1983.1,2 The official announcement is...

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

In a previous blog, I highlighted four stages of an investor’s lifecycle and the factors that could compromise financial security during retirement if not planned for in advance. Even if you properly prepared for longer life...

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Tax Planning for the Biden AdministrationPotential Strategies to Combat Increased Taxes Many individuals are stuck in a holding pattern as they wait to see what impact the Biden Administration will have on tax regulations. The...

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Tuesday, July 6, 2021

In the world of financial planning, there are four common stages of an investor’s lifecycle. Planning Accumulation Distribution Legacy In the planning phase, you’re considering the investment products and processes to save...

Monday, June 14, 2021

In a previous blog, we dipped our toes into the world of behavioral finance by looking at what investors give up by giving into loss aversion. However, today I’d like to cover two other biases that can have consequences for your...

Monday, May 17, 2021

In the world of psychology, ‘loss aversion’ is the tendency to prefer avoiding a loss over acquiring an equivalent gain. People often cling to what’s safe, familiar, predictable – because we believe losing...

Monday, April 26, 2021

For many people, reading about the stock market and investment products can seem like decoding a foreign language. However, a smart investment strategy and long-term commitment can play a significant role in pursuing your financial...

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

If there’s one thing we’ve come to expect from 2020, it’s the unexpected. Since COVID19 altered our daily lives in early March, there have been high highs and very low lows, and more volatility should be anticipated...