Where’s the Value?

From 1928–2017 the value premium, the return difference between stocks with low relative prices (value) and stocks with high relative prices (growth), in the US had a positive annualized return of approximately 3.5%.[2] In seven of the last 10 calendar…

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Will I Be Better Off?

Will I really be better off paying you than I would be doing this on my own? This is a valid question we frequently hear from planning clients who have enjoyed working with us on an hourly basis, but are…

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How to Keep Health Care Costs Down

Last month I had the pleasure of attending the NAPFA Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.  The weekend before I left my 3-year-old was sick with a stomach virus.  I was scheduled to leave on Tuesday and by Monday morning he was…

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Should I Buy Long Term Care Insurance?

This is a topic we discuss with our clients regularly.  With an aging population comes increased options for retirement living, assisted living and nursing care options.  Along with increased options come increased costs as well which can be exorbitant in…

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Financial Acronymology, Decoded, Ep #63

Do you ever feel financial advisors speak a different language? Many clients feel their advisors throw around financial terminology that creates more confusion than clarity. Financial planners use mnemonics and acronyms since they are a great way to remember things….

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