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Stay up to date with the latest news in the financial industry as we share relevant topics about financial planning and wealth management. Here you will find up-to-date articles on matters that offer an informed perspective to your own financial journey. We invite you to discover more as you explore our blog. 

Monday, October 11, 2021

Sustainable investing is on the rise, accounting for about $1 in every $3 in actively managed assets. There are several ways to begin impact investing, whether you are just interested in sustainable stocks or considering putting your...

Friday, October 8, 2021

There is no reason to panic with all the big news about the bull market—October is known for volatility. As LPL Financial Chief Market Strategist Ryan Detrick discusses in the latest LPL Street View, when you look back at the...

Thursday, October 7, 2021

And just like that, the calendar turned to October and volatility picked up in a big way, with three consecutive 1% moves for the S&P 500 Index to start the month. As we noted in our October preview, this month gets a bad rap for being...

Monday, October 4, 2021

There’s a common dilemma amongst shoppers. Should you take the discount and open a store card or potentially save your credit score and pay full price? You’ve likely heard opening too many store credit cards can be bad for...

Monday, September 27, 2021

Your financial professional will start where you are, guiding you through an organized and methodical financial planning process. Over and above your personal situation, you should feel free to discuss with your financial professional any..

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Monday, September 20, 2021

Today, many people are concerned about saving for retirement or paying for a large ticket item, such as a child’s college education. If you belong to this group, now may be the time to building a solid financial foundation.

Monday, September 13, 2021

Should you set up a trust? Maybe you've been to a seminar where they scare the life out of you, convincing you to start one. Let’s demystify this murky but very important area by discussing the tax benefits and other reasons to consider...

Thursday, September 2, 2021

2020 was one of the most disruptive years ever for the U.S. job market, almost as significant as the unemployment during the Great Depression in 1933 and surpassing joblessness during the Great Recession from 2006 to 2008. Many...

Monday, August 30, 2021

Education: One of the Best Investments You Can Make It wasn’t long ago when an individual went to college, got an education, and embarked on one career that usually lasted a lifetime. Many companies provided on-the-job training,...

Monday, August 23, 2021

Have you ever made a purchase that has thrown your monthly budget off-kilter? Or maybe you’ve put financial restrictions on yourself that push you away from spending on things that bring you happiness. Financial self-care is important!

Monday, August 9, 2021

Five Divorce Settlement Pitfalls to Watch Out for, No Matter How Big the Estate Bill and Melinda Gates and Settling $140 Billion estate Attorneys say that if both you and your ex-spouse feel like you came out of your divorce thinking...

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Conducting a financial fire drill with your financial professional is a great idea. The pictures are heartbreaking as destructive wildfires continue to sweep across much of the western United States. In fact, as of mid-July, there were...

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Mid-year Financial Plan Check-up Amid the heat of mid-summer, do you remember your New Year’s resolutions regarding your personal financial planning? How are you coming with your to-do list? It seems like only yesterday that, in...

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Retirement isn’t easy for most couples, and it’s even harder for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. A modest amount of planning can go a long way to providing the financial support you need. Many LGBTQ seniors...

Monday, June 21, 2021

While making money off investments is often a major goal, the new generation of investors is also focusing on where they put their money in the hopes that their investments will do more for the greater good. The move toward socially...