A Financial Advisor Can Prepare You for A Wintery Market

When the winter season comes around, you’ll likely have to adjust your routines and prepare for the cold. If you’re in colder states, you may be looking to purchase a new winter coat or snow boots, or skiing equipment for your winter holidays. Or you may be restocking your snow salt for what are soon-to-be [...]

By |2022-09-26T14:27:14+00:00September 26th, 2022|Financial Planning, Stock Market|0 Comments

5 Key Components to the Retirement Bucket Strategy

Saving for retirement is a long-term endeavor. It’s not about finding the next hottest stock or trying to get rich quickly. It requires a different perspective on your wealth and income that accounts for your needs in different stages of your life, from the beginning of your working years through your retirement. These five key [...]

Inflation and a Gallon of Milk

In 1960, a gallon of conventional whole milk was 31 cents, and today it’s $4.21 on average.[1] A few dollars might not seem like much, but that’s a 1,258% increase! Now that we’re seeing high inflation, the buying power of your money – including your retirement savings – could be seriously impacted. When calculating how [...]

By |2022-08-08T13:31:02+00:00August 8th, 2022|Economy, Financial Planning|0 Comments

Inflation Finds its Way to Your Wallet

There’s no doubt that people have been feeling the effects of inflation on their wallets. Everything from food to gas to home repair products seems to be increasing every day. Federal Reserve Chairman, Jerome Powell, is taking inflation very seriously, raising interest rates to combat the explosion of inflation. And although the moves have made [...]

By |2022-07-25T12:04:50+00:00July 25th, 2022|Economy, Financial Planning|0 Comments

Don’t Succumb to the Fear of Missing Out

If you’ve followed markets or financial news, especially in the past few years, you may have come across the term “fear of missing out,” commonly abbreviated to FOMO. When markets keep going up, FOMO can start to creep in. It can start to feel like you’re leaving gains on the table by not rebalancing your [...]

By |2022-07-18T13:46:57+00:00July 18th, 2022|Financial Planning, Investing Strategies|0 Comments

Retirement Requires a New Perspective on Wealth and Income

This 4th of July, you may be throwing a party, watching fireworks, barbequing something good, or all the above. But what remains important is that you can do all that with family and loved ones. Last year on the 4th, you may not have worried about market downturns or cost-of-living increases, but with market volatility [...]

You’re Ready to Retire – But Are Your Finances?

Many people feel ready to retire, but fewer are financially ready to do so. It’s one thing to feel you’ve accomplished enough in your career or even that you’ve saved enough, but it’s another to have a plan in place that covers everything important. If you’re ready to retire, consider your finances. Have a Plan, [...]

By |2022-06-27T22:42:01+00:00June 27th, 2022|Financial Planning, Retirement Planning|0 Comments

Why Today’s Retirees Might Fear Running Out of Money

You might have been aiming to save a certain amount for retirement - and maybe you’ve already achieved that goal. But, considering inflation, an unpredictable market, and a lack of guaranteed income once your paycheck stops, you might be reconsidering whether you’ve actually saved enough. There are a few reasons why today’s retirees might fear [...]

You Can’t Stop Inflation, But You Can Prepare

Did you ever hear your parents or grandparents talk about how much less everything used to cost? They weren’t exaggerating - in 1960, a gallon of conventional whole milk was 31 cents, and today it’s $3.77 on average.[1] A few dollars might not seem like much, but that’s a 1,116% increase. You’ve likely noticed higher [...]

By |2022-05-23T14:10:52+00:00May 23rd, 2022|Economy, Federal Reserve, Financial Planning|0 Comments

Four Common Retirement Mistakes You Could Be Making

Practice makes perfect, but unfortunately, retirement isn’t something you can practice. It typically happens one time, and there may not be many opportunities to learn from your mistakes. The best way to avoid making mistakes in the first place is to educate yourself and create a plan. Here are some common retirement mistakes you could [...]

By |2022-05-17T15:59:29+00:00May 17th, 2022|Financial Planning, Retirement Planning|0 Comments
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