Finding the right financial advisor can be challenging. Just about anyone can call themselves a financial advisor, since there is no regulation of the title and no standard that has to be met in order to use it. This means that your search can leave you sifting through a confusing mess of service models, fee ... Read More.
As of June 2020, I am no longer creating new content. Some details may change from year to year, but my approach takes a long view. It is my hope that the concepts and philosophy in the archives prove timeless and helpful.
There is plenty of buzz out there about passive income. I hear it from clients. I hear it from friends. I see blog posts and social media posts and even major news outlets enchanted by the idea of passive income. It’s easy to understand why. Investopedia defines passive income as “money being earned regularly with ... Read More.
I’m often asked about the benefits of tax loss harvesting and how this strategy can be used advantageously. In some circumstances it makes sense, however, I think this strategy is oversold. Let’s define these terms and take a deeper look. Tax Loss Harvesting Tax Loss Harvesting is a practice that can be executed throughout the ... Read More.
I am being inundated with new headlines about market declines and volatility. The last time I wrote about this topic was in 2016. Since that time, the S&P has increased by almost 50% even factoring in the bear market losses we have seen this year. During the last six years, we have experienced declines of ... Read More.
In light of the Covid-19 crisis, I’ve created a list of things to consider when it comes to your personal finances. This is not an exhaustive list and resources, circumstances and strategy seem to be changing almost daily. Regardless, I hope this will give you practical and actionable ideas to help you during these unpredictable times. ... Read More.
What if every dollar you made was put to work with the goal of maximizing your happiness? What would that look like? It’s honestly hard to imagine. In our consumer-driven culture, we’re constantly inundated with ideas about things that should make us happy — a bigger house, a nicer car, the newest gadgets — and ... Read More.