By Bob Barber, CWS®, CKA® A new year always gives us a fresh opportunity to accomplish the many things we have been meaning to do, but have been putting off. Do not feel alone, as we all tend to procrastinate when it comes to some things! It’s very easy to put off important things that [...]
We are pleased to announce Mary Jo Lyons, Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), has joined CIS Wealth as a Wealth Advisor to serve the Houston and Corpus Christi areas beginning June 1st. With over 20 years of experience in the investment industry and as a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) since 2004, Mary Jo brings extensive expertise [...]
Investment Advisor VS Wealth Advisor People often view financial advice through a single lens, as investment advice. However, there’s a big difference between simply managing your investment portfolio (one aspect of your overall finances) and a holistic approach to coordinating your entire financial picture. Only a full-service, independent financial advisor provides the critical planning services [...]
BRI Lab Report I know most of you may think BRI stands for “Barking Really Impressively” (I sure did before the humans sat me down and trained me on Biblically Responsible Investing, also known as BRI). In a tailwag, it allows Christians to invest their money according to their beliefs. This means that Christian financial [...]
Are you planning to retire within the next 5 years? Will you need to decide between a lump sum payout or a monthly pension amount? Do you worry if you’ll outlive your current retirement savings and if you have enough? Do you wonder what you’ll do with the time you’ll gain once you retire from [...]
This year to date and especially over the last 4-6 weeks the markets have acted in a way that can definitely play with one’s emotions. This chart is one we have been using for years that shows how emotions can cause a person to buy at the top of the markets and sell at the […]
We All Have Different Gifts God gives all of us different gifts and strengths to help one another. Some of us are teachers, doctors, nurses, carpenters or mechanics. Others are architects, artists, entertainers, pastors, engineers or protectors (police, fire, military). While others are veterinarians, managers, leaders and everything in between. And let’s not forget about […]
Real estate, cars, bank accounts, savings, investments, businesses, mineral rights (oil and gas, water), food, shelter, clothing, smart phones, electronics, computers, jewelry, art, collectibles, people/children that have been entrusted to our care, spouse, employees, animals, environment and the whole earth…
Why do you believe that God’s word says it is more blessed to give than receive? When we are giving, who are we most like?
An interesting chart showing investor credit balances correlated to market activity came across my desk a few days ago. I felt the need to share with all of you. Look closely and study.