If you make your income as a physician, surgeon, anesthesiologist or other medical specialty, you know it’s vital to insure your livelihood. However, many physicians can’t cover this risk with typical disability insurance alone. This webinar addresses the how to cover those gaps, eligibility, benefits, and more. Todd Shield, who has worked in the field […]
Many physicians have large IRAs or 401(k)s, but these can end up being a liability to their heirs later on. This webinar addresses problems with inheriting retirement funds, tax law at different wealth levels, and possibilities for converting a retirement account to something more beneficial for taxes. Doctors and medical professionals can learn strategies to […]
Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and mutual funds are bundles of products you can invest in. This can include stocks, bonds, and more.
Investing in real estate can be a good way to earn passive income without being a landlord yourself. In real estate syndication, one person handles the deal itself, while others participate passively as investors. This webinar addresses types of real estate opportunities, the difference between accredited and non-accredited investors, and how to do your due […]
Fiduciary comes from the Latin word fidere, to trust. A fiduciary is anyone with a legal duty to act in someone else’s best interest.
Certificates of deposit can be a great way to watch your money grow, and with the right strategies, you can keep your money liquid.
Here are a few highly liquid alternatives where you can put your money to work with a higher interest rate than a savings account.
The investment choices you make can have a significant impact on the amount of taxes you owe.
The new year has come with a growing challenge for investors: inflation. You may need to change your investment strategies.
The investment pyramid is a strategy for weighting your different investments. The triangular diagram helps you visualize your portfolio.
What are financial experts saying about this crypto crash? Does this spell the end for digital currencies, or is it a short-term setback?
With low risk, stable gains, and endless possibilities, bonds form a solid base for your investment pyramid.
At one time, the word “portfolio” mainly brought to mind stocks and bonds. These days, there are many other options, like mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, and more. This webinar will address different products you might have in your portfolio, their risk profile, liquidity, fees, and more. David Eads, financial advisor and wealth manager, presents. Understanding […]
Humans aren’t always as rational as we think we are. Understanding your own psychology can help you invest more rationally.
Restricted stock units are a type of compensation where you eventually receive stock, but with limitations on when you receive it.
Do you owe taxes on digital transactions? And how can you properly report income and pay taxes on cryptocurrency and NFTs?
Cryptocurrency is an often misunderstood emerging field in the financial world. This webinar addresses the basic vocabulary of cryptocurrency, including the differences between different types of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Celsius, and others. It also touches on current and future applications of cryptocurrency. Matt Havin, a cryptocurrency investor, data analyst, and meteorologist, presents along with […]
By educating themselves on investment basics, engineers will have little trouble seeing through deliberately-confusing sales talk.
Many investors want to protect themselves against risk, but bond yields are so low lately that they’re looking for another option. Enter Defined Outcome Exchange-Traded Funds, also called Buffer ETFs. These are bundles of securities intended to track market performance with a defined risk. This advanced webinar will address this type of ETFs’ growth potential, […]
An NFT is a digital file you can buy the rights to. Your ownership of this file is recorded in blockchain.
Looking for another option for retirement savings than just your 401(k)? One possibility is funding your retirement with real estate.
Impact investing is simply investing with a mind to the ethical consequences of your investments.
A donor-advised fund (DAF) is a private fund created to manage charitable donations on behalf of an individual or another organization.
This webinar is the next in our series on Financial Basics and addresses risks like death, disability, loss of income, and other vulnerabilities every adult should consider especially as they get married and have children. Our speaker covers common mitigation strategies like insurance and financial planning. Kade Hammes, a financial advisor specializing in young adults, […]
Compound interest, in its most basic form, means that you earn interest on your interest. You can save a little money and have it multiply.
Money now is much more valuable than money in the future. Enter microlending: tiny loans to help those who need it most.
Money you invest young pays off more than money you save later. That’s why millennials should invest now, even if you have to start tiny.
Diverse investments in a traditional portfolio balance each other out and help you ride out any market volatility. But sometimes, these traditional investments just aren’t diverse enough. Enter alternative investments, from real estate to art. This webinar addresses types of alternative investments, their role in a balanced portfolio, and caveats about investing in them cautiously. […]
What does the time value of money mean? It means that money available at a certain time is worth more than the same amount later.
Have you ever heard stories about buying a candy bar for a nickel? Inflation is what causes your dollars to lose value over time.
How can women take a greater role in investing for their financial future? How can financial advisors build lasting relationships with them?
You’ve probably heard about IRAs. But there’s more than one type of IRA, so how do you know which one is best for you?
Trading options can be a volatile investment, but it can also offer high returns if managed responsibly. This webinar addresses risks, returns, and tax strategy when trading options. The presenter, Howard Holmes, is both a Chartered Financial Analyst Charterholder (CFA) and an instructor at Boston University. His long experience and deep understanding of the options […]
Annuities promise a stable income throughout retirement, but do they really pay off? Investors need to understand the details of their annuity policy to get the full value. This webinar will address types of annuities, decoding annuity statements, and what to do with an annuity if you choose not to annuitize. Jayce Lowe, wealth manager […]
You can grow your net worth without owning your own patch of real estate. Think beyond homeownership and build wealth other ways!
A 457 plan is a less common type of retirement plan. But if your employer offers one, it’s good to know what it is and why you might want it.
A robo advisor is a service that handles some basic portfolio managing tasks, often for free with your 401(k). But they can’t replace a human.
In this presentation, Dave Zaegel, CFP, CPA, shared his knowledge and expertise in making the most of retirement savings. His lengthy experience as an auditor and accountant inform his financial planning practice and allow him to see both taxes and investing from multiple angles.
When you purchase an option, you purchase the right to buy or sell a particular underlying asset at a particular price and a particular time.
Many of us have heard of the ups and downs of Bitcoin, Dogecoin, or Ethereum. But what are they? Are they a useful currency or a safe investment? This webinar addressed what cryptocurrency is, how blockchain works, and how this technology will disrupt the financial sector in the future. Matt Havin, a cryptocurrency investor, data […]
Does cryptocurrency actually live up to the hype, or is it just a fad that will look dated in another decade?
Your investments aren’t taxed until you sell them, meaning that keeping investments unrealized can allow you some tax-free growth.
Being a doctor is seen as a financially stable career, but physicians need to protect their income in case of financial crises. Sudden disability or a malpractice suit could leave them unexpectedly without income. The webinar addressed safeguarding your cash flow, minimizing taxes, and planning for retirement. Christopher Hunter, financial advisor with Merrill Lynch, was […]
Be prepared so that capital gains taxes don’t hit you unawares. Educated investors are in the best position to minimize their taxes.
Having a basic understanding of the pros and cons of annuities can help you decide how to provide for your future needs.
Being a doctor doesn’t mean your financial security is permanent. Let’s talk about a few ways physicians can protect their financial future.
Many Nestlé employees will soon be under new management. What can you do with your 401(k) when you’re now employed by a new company?
There are a few safe predictions we can make about 2021. Plus, we have some investment advice that should propel your portfolio to success.
Have you ever wished your nest egg were a little (or a lot) bigger? Learn how a financial advisor can help with investment management.