Financial Advisor Vs Robo Investment Platform

Financial Advisor Vs Robo Investment Platform

The rise of automated “robo-investment” platforms—online services that use software programs to determine the user’s investment style and computer algorithms to manage and rebalance investment portfolios—have many investors wondering if this approach may be right for them. For certain investors, including young people just beginning to save, automated investment platforms can offer a lower-cost alternative [...]
Personal Financial Planning

Personal Financial Planning

Financial planning is a key part of wealth management and one of the services offered to our investment clients as a benefit of doing business with us. For those who do not have investment accounts with us, our financial planning services are offered for an hourly rate. We have a list of 20 Financial Planning [...]
Do You Need A Trusted Financial Advisor?

Do You Need A Trusted Financial Advisor?

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 […]

The Myth of Advisor Diversification

The Myth of Advisor Diversification

Almost weekly I speak with someone who believes diversification means using multiple financial advisory service firms to get a diversified portfolio. Upon further examination, I find that more often than not the exact opposite of this assumption is true. Let me explain.

Frustrated with C.D. Rates?

Frustrated with C.D. Rates?

Every day I meet with someone across from my desk who’s frustrated with the low interest rates C.D.’s are paying today on their savings. They remember the good old days not that long ago of when you were rewarded for having savings with interest rates of 5%-6% and you could live on the interest made […]

Do you need a Wealth-Inheritance-Legacy Plan?

Do you need a Wealth-Inheritance-Legacy Plan?

As you get closer to the finish line of life, it’s important to start thinking about your wealth distribution in three different ways.

5th Principle of Biblical Wealth Management: Financial Planning Part 2

5th Principle of Biblical Wealth Management: Financial Planning Part 2

Last week I covered the 12 different areas of financial planning I personally see on a daily basis that need addressing. This week I will finish up with Biblical financial planning by covering the 5 steps to set and achieve your financial goals.