As Americans grow older, many of us start thinking about the impact we would like to leave on the world. At the same time, we have our own livelihood during […]
If you retire with a set amount of money or a fixed income, inflation will wear away the value of that money over time. If you invest it, your nest […]
Health savings accounts (HSAs) are usually a vehicle to save pre-tax money for medical expenses when you have a high-deductible health insurance plan. But how you use your HSA will […]
After a lifetime of hard work, retirement is the dream of most Americans. But that golden time of your life does not happen without careful advance planning. This webinar addresses […]
At a time like this, some recommend collecting gold as an alternative to keeping your money in bills or the bank.
After a divorce, some women feel confident and ready to take over all the finances. Others feel uncertain, after years of delegating this job to a spouse. Either way, after […]
Webinar Recording: What Investors Can Do During this Period of Uncertainty Besides Staying the Course
Uncertainty can be terrifying. Most advice sums up to simply being patient and waiting it out. But what actions can investors take? This webinar addresses looking into your portfolio’s fees, […]
Webinar Recording: What is Hedging? How Engineers Can Minimize Risk and Increase Long-Term Profit in their Portfolios
In engineering, it’s important to reduce risk as close to zero as possible. But in finance, accepting higher risks can increase your profit. The important thing is to balance out […]
Federal employees often have a TSP (thrift savings plan) instead of a 401(k) for their retirement savings. But many TSP holders are seeing a dip in their investments in the […]
Recent years have brought many challenges. One tool in surviving unpredictable obstacles is having the right mindset. This webinar will address self-image, growth mindset, setting goals, and more. Debbie Elder, […]
In order to encourage development in economically disadvantaged areas, the federal government has granted certain tax benefits to investors who develop them. By investing in projects to develop these zones, […]
The past few years have been difficult for many of us. While some bounce back and go on to achieve their goals, some flounder and despair. Resiliency is the ability […]
Few people five years ago expected the economy to be in this state, and many portfolios weren’t prepared. Yet watching the news too closely can result in fear, anxiety, and […]
In response to high inflation, the Federal Reserve has started raising interest rates. What actions should you take to weather the change?
One of clients’ chief concerns when considering hiring a financial advisor is cost. Many people are confused about how advisors are compensated and what each offers for their fees. This […]
In the past year, inflation has increased to historically high levels, which has a devastating effect on everything from the price of gas to the value of individual savings accounts. […]
A fiduciary is required to act in their client’s best interests, but what exactly does this mean in the world of financial advising? This webinar addresses what to expect from […]
As a senior adult ages, having an at-home caregiver can make it possible for them to remain in their own home. But it’s essential to hire someone competent and reliable. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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. […]
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 […]
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, […]
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?