What Smart Investors Know
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
The Richest Man in Babylon
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Safeguard Your Digital Estate
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
The Rule of 72
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
The Business Cycle
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Global and International Funds
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Emerging Market Opportunities
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.
The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
The New Wild West: Bitcoin
Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.
An Arm and a Leg
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
The Real Cost of a Vacation Home
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Bursting the Bubble
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Keeping Up with the Joneses
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
How to Retire Early
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
The Fed and How It Got That Way
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
Should I Invest In REITs?
Are Real Estate Investment Trusts right for your portfolio?
Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
From Boats to Brokers
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.
Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
Acres of Diamonds
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
How to Bake a Pie-R-A
Roth IRAs are tax advantaged in a different way from traditional IRAs.
It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
Can Election Results Predict the Market?
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
The Cost of Procrastination
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Is Tax Reform on the Agenda?
There’s been a lot of talk about Tax Reform. What might it look like?
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