Meet Shawn

Meet Shawn

Shawn Peters is a Wealth Associate with CIS Wealth Management. Shawn has 5 years of experience in the financial industry, which includes portfolio and investment management, client and technology support, data reconciliation and analysis as well as acting as an Investment Advisor Representative and Financial Advisor. Shawn is currently studying to become a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL [...]
Voting Right, Investing Left

Voting Right, Investing Left

By Bob Barber, CWS® Counterproductive - something that has the opposite of the intended affect or that goes against what you are trying to achieve. Polarization - division into two sharply contrasting groups or sets of opinions or beliefs at the same time. Adding one and taking away one = nothing Does being counterproductive, polarized, [...]
Welcome Mary Jo Lyons!

Welcome Mary Jo Lyons!

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 [...]
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 [...]
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 […]

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.