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Certified Financial Planner Financial Advice Financial Advisor August 15, 2018 Author: Woody Derricks

Dealing with Divorce and Widowhood as a Woman Most brides enter their marriages assuming that their partnerships will last forever. Unfortunately, life does not always follow our best-laid plans; spouses can pass away unexpectedly, and unions can crumble. This leaves many women feeling alone and scared, treading unfamiliar waters – especially when it comes to […]

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10 Tips for Boosting Your Financial Literacy

Financial Advice Financial Advisor August 10, 2018 Author: Woody Derricks

You’ve probably been told at some point in your life that you are “book smart” or “street smart,” but have you ever been told that you are “money smart”? Being “money smart” means that you are financially literate – or you possess the necessary skills to manage your money and make intelligent, logical decisions regarding […]

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Ready to Retire? 30 Places for LGBTQ Couples

Retirement Advice Retirement Planning Retirement Planning for LGBT Couples July 30, 2018 Author: Woody Derricks

When thinking about retirement, feeling welcome and living near like-minded individuals is most likely high on the list. This infographic from Partnership Wealth Management identifies 30 cities across the United States that meet a variety of criteria for LGBTQ couples. View the PDF version!     SOURCES: Gallup.com USnews.com Caring.com Gallup-Sharecare SeniorAdvice.com Kiplinger.com AARP.org The opinions […]

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5 Financially Responsible Ways to Invest in Your Future

Certified Financial Planner Financial Advisor Investment Advice July 23, 2018 Author: Woody Derricks

We all know that spending money is more fun than earning it. And earning money is often more fun than putting it away for a rainy day – in fact, if you are reading this article, you may be one of the few Americans interested in saving money. Polls show that up to 78% of […]

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Tips for Finding the Right Financial Advisor to Help LGBT Clients

Accredited Domestic Partnership Advisor Financial Advisor for Gay Couples Financial Advisor for LGBT Couples July 9, 2018 Author: Woody Derricks

Because of recent changes in legislation, many same-sex couples may be seeking certified financial advisors who can lead them on the right path and explain complicated laws impacting their benefits and marriage protections. While the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is no longer in place, there may still be blurred lines as to how to […]

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Tips to Survive Market Volatility

Financial Advice Financial Advisor Investment Advice Investment Advisor June 5, 2018 Author: Woody Derricks

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) closed at 26,616.71 on January 26, 2018, an all-time record that has not been surpassed. Since then, the market has shown investors that volatility is back – and may be around to stay – this year. The unpredictability may seem long overdue for those who have been in the […]

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Partnership Wealth Management- Wealth Management for Women

Financial Planner Wealth Management Wealth Management Firms May 21, 2018 Author: Woody Derricks

Whether married or single, it is crucial for women to take charge of their finances. In the past, the wealth management industry has primarily catered to men. It was assumed that the man would manage household finances. This outdated practice is changing. Women are now playing a major part in financial planning for their families. […]

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How to Teach Your Kids About Money – Infographic

Financial Advice Financial Services Wealth Management April 23, 2018 Author: Woody Derricks

Talking to your kids about money is one of the most important conversations you can have as a parent.   This should be an ongoing dialogue and not just a one-time conversation. As your children grow, their responsibilities, priorities and relationship with money will change.  Your conversations about money will evolve and provide you the opportunity to teach them about […]

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Protecting Documents and Personal Information

Financial Advice Financial Planner April 9, 2018 Author: Woody Derricks

It is essential for both businesses and households to protect sensitive personal information (PI). Most companies keep PI in their files. Names, social security numbers, credit card, and other account data used to identify customers or employees is a prime target for thieves. At home, receipts, credit card offers and statements, and bills can all […]

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Life Insurance for Same-Sex Couples

LGBT friendly financial Advisor Life Insurance March 30, 2018 Author: Woody Derricks

According to a study in June of 2017, 10.2% of LGBT adults are now married to their same-sex spouse. However, many same-sex couples are in unmarried, long-term partnerships.   Life insurance is essential in preparing for your financial future, no matter what your family status. Life insurance can help the surviving partner maintain their standard […]

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