Wealth Management: What Does it Really Mean?

Wealth Management: What Does it Really Mean?

By Mary Jo Lyons, CFP® Clients often ask us “Exactly what is Wealth Management?”. Most don’t think of themselves as having wealth. Wealth Management is a concept advisors use to articulate the financial principles and strategies they use as they work with clients. Wealth management is a discipline that incorporates financial planning, investment management, tax [...]
Investing With Your Values

Investing With Your Values

What Is Values Based Investing? Values based investing integrates Biblical guidelines with an investment portfolio. This method looks for companies to invest in that are making a positive impact on our society, as well as applying screening processes to avoid those that do not. Helping Clients Make Informed Decisions CIS Wealth Management Group provides potential [...]
There’s An App For That!

There’s An App For That!

CIS Wealth Management System Did you realize that you can check your account balances, access important documents and track your complete financial picture through the CIS Wealth Management app on your smart phone or tablet? The CIS app gives you instant access to all this and more from anywhere. If you don’t already have the [...]
Our Corporate Trustee Program

Our Corporate Trustee Program

CIS Wealth now offers corporate trustee services through a strategic relationship with TD Ameritrade Institutional*. You can protect your family’s financial legacy long after you are gone with a personal trust and appoint a corporate trustee for non-biased and professional management. What Are Some Benefits of Establishing a Personal Trust? A personal trust can provide [...]
Why You Should Use A Holistic Certified Wealth Strategist

Why You Should Use A Holistic Certified Wealth Strategist

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 [...]
Wealth Management University

Wealth Management University

Bob and Nathaniel attended Wealth Management University on the University Of Texas Campus for a week in October. Bob started the CWS-Certified Wealth Strategist program last year and has been going through all the classes during 2016. He has now completed all the study materials and only has to write and submit a 45 page [...]
Investment Management

Investment Management

We offer many different investment options to choose from for all our clients and work hard to tailor the most appropriate portfolio strategies for each individual situation. Unlike other firms, we don’t use the “one size fits all” approach with just a few choices. From setting up a savings account to planning for a child [...]
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 [...]
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.