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Q1 2021 Passionate Investor

Certified Financial Planner CFP Financial Planner Financial Planning Investment Advice Investment Advisor Investment Planning Investment Strategy Investments RIA Wealth Management April 28, 2021 Author: Woody Derricks

Market Review Equity markets generally outperformed fixed-income markets with the S&P 500 rising 6.17% (including dividends) and the Barclay’s Capital U.S. Aggregate Bond index falling 3.37%. Small caps outperformed large-cap stocks (S&P 500) as the Russell 2000 small-cap stock index returned +12.70%. Value outperformed growth during the quarter (as determined by the S&P 1500 broad […]

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Understanding Medicare

Certified Financial Planner CFP Financial Planning Health Benefits Medicare Registered Investment Advisor Retirement Planning RIA Wealth Management December 8, 2020 Author: Woody Derricks

Understanding Medicare The whole Medicare process can be overwhelming and confusing. It’s important to understand the different plans and options available. Check out this month’s blog to help determine what is appropriate for you! Questions and Consultations If you have questions or if you’d like to schedule an appointment to discuss your finances, contact us today. Want more […]

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Financial Planning Month

Certified Financial Planner CFP Employee Benefits Financial Planner Financial Planning Financial Services Health Benefits Investment Planning RIA Uncategorized October 1, 2020 Author: Deborah Doyle

October is Financial Planning Month! While finances are apart of your daily life, there are various elements that people often overlook or don’t consider the financial weight they could carry. Take the time this month to review some of the key aspects to your financial picture, especially those that you may revisit regularly.   Questions and […]

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Quarantined at Home?

Budgeting Tips Certified Financial Planner CFP Estate Planning Financial Advisor Financial Planner Financial Planning Financial Services Health Benefits Investment Advice Investment Planning Recession Registered Investment Advisor Retirement Advice Retirement Planning RIA Wealth Management April 6, 2020 Author: Deborah Doyle

We understand that this is a difficult time for everyone. As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the world, you are likely spending more time than ever at home now. With money at the top of mind for many during this time, you may be wondering what you can do to be productive? Check out some things […]

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How to Cope with Quarantine

CFP Health Benefits Recession RIA April 3, 2020 Author: Deborah Doyle

During these extraordinary times, we understand that it can be difficult to not spend your time worrying and bored. Many people are now spending majority of their time at home bored and looking for activities to do – so what can you do with all this new time on your hands? Check out some things […]

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Coronavirus and the Markets

Certified Financial Planner CFP Estate Planning Financial Advice Financial Advisor Financial Services Health Benefits Investment Advice Investment Strategy Life Insurance Long Term Care Medicare Recession Registered Investment Advisor RIA Uncategorized Wealth Management March 12, 2020 Author: Woody Derricks

We hope you’re healthy and holding up well with the news regarding the markets and the coronavirus. Much of the panic in the news and markets comes from the fact that nobody knows how bad the coronavirus will be.  Unfortunately, when the markets are nervous, they tend to go down quickly. We’re assuming that we’ll […]

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Aging at Home as Part of a Village

CFP Estate Planning Financial Advisor Financial Planner Financial Planning Financial Planning for Women Financial Services Long Term Care Registered Investment Advisor Retirement Advice Retirement Planning RIA Wealth Management February 26, 2020 Author: Deborah Doyle

The Baby Boomer population is aging, and with their retirement is on the horizon, many are giving more thought to where they will be living during retirement years, accessibility to medical care and social circles. With many seniors preferring to “age at home” rather than a typical nursing facility, there has been a development of […]

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What the SECURE Act Means for You

CFP Financial Advice Financial Planner Financial Planning Financial Services Investment Advisor Kids Financial Registered Investment Advisor Retirement Planning RIA Tax Planning Wealth Management December 30, 2019 Author: Deborah Doyle

As of January 1, 2020, many changes from The SECURE Act will become effective. Some of the more notable changes that could impact your financial future involve the following: Major Changes by New Law: Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) Start at 72, not 70 ½ Traditional IRA Contributions After 70 1/2 Inherited Retirement Accounts Adoption/ Birth […]

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How to use Artificial Intelligence During your Job Search

CFP Financial Advice Financial Advisor Financial Planner Financial Planning Investment Advisor Registered Investment Advisor July 2, 2019 Author: Deborah Doyle

Recruiting has drastically changed over the last few years. Employers today are increasingly using artificial intelligence (AI) to sort through resumes for each job opening. AI allows companies to instantly search through the resumes to find the applicants that best match what they are seeking. While this is great for companies, a lot of qualified […]

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