“Knowing what we know now…” is a phrase you hear a lot, especially lately. If you knew ahead of time, what would you do differently? What can we learn from these financial mistakes?
When you work with a financial advisor, you’re likely coming to them for financial advice and expertise. But what about that saying, “the customer is always right”? Is that still true?
You can’t believe everything you hear, right? What statements and concepts in the financial world should you take with a grain of salt? Can you tell what’s marketing and what’s real?
We’re living in a unique period of time where uncertainty seems to be the driving force across many sectors. The health crisis has forced us all to make changes to our daily lives and our finances, and that has a lot of people thinking about ways to generate predictable income. Let’s explore this idea by looking at ways this is done but identifying reasons why this might not always benefit you.
We’re all doing our best to take the social distancing guidelines to heart by changing the way we’re living right now, but let’s take a break from the seriousness of it all with a lighter discussion on separation. What would that look like if social distancing was applied to your financial planning?
We closed out the month of March with an unprecedented month in the stock market as the coronavirus caused fear and uncertainty throughout the country. To get a little perspective on what we’re witnessing, let’s take a look back through history at the worst market crashes of all-time.
Retirement comes in many different forms and we all create our own vision of the day we make that exciting transition. Maybe you’re someone that plans to work as long as you can or you the person that’s ready to retire as soon as possible. We all have a different level of desire when it comes to retirement, and today we’ll span the spectrum with J’Neanne Theus.
Many different types of bias can play a role in the decisions an investor makes and most of the time it results in a negative outcome. Let’s highlight six of the biases that we see clients use for their financial decisions and explain how they affect your portfolio.
A lot of people like to think they’re making decisions based on logic and facts, but the truth is emotions typically play a role in our decision-making process. As you can imagine, we have many strong feelings when it comes to our money and that can become a problem for your retirement plan.
Most of us have very little experience with inheritances. Would you even what steps to take after receiving money or property? Today we’ll identify the mistakes people make when preparing an estate plan, what you should do if you receive an inheritance, and talk about other things you should consider.