Financial Planning

As human beings, it’s instinctual to take in information about the world around us and use it to inform our decisions and beliefs. And while this instinct has helped us evolve, it is important to be aware that we are susceptible to a psychological tendency...
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Estate planning is a deeply personal process through which we decide how we share our wealth and define our legacy. One of the expressions of these choices is the selection of a beneficiary. Common beneficiaries of an estate plan include spouses, children, or other family...
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It feels like your loved one’s financial and legal affairs are in good shape. They have a will and a trust; they have named a power of attorney; they have life insurance policies, health directives, and documented plans for their property and other physical assets....
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As always, this year’s Annual Retreat hosted by the Financial Planning Association was impactful, insightful, and full of learnings; the speakers delivered exceptional, leading-edge presentations. But out of the dozens of spectacular presentations, there was one session that was so powerful, Elissa Buie said that...
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We hear it in political news, in public media, and in personal conversations: the cost of higher education can feel outrageous. And as costs continue to rise, family and students can find themselves wondering, how do we pay for that college degree? To offer some...
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Life insurance. While most people understand that holding a life insurance policy is important, it’s also one of those tasks that many people tend to procrastinate until they’re faced with a relevant life experience that increases its level of priority. Holding a life insurance policy...
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Investors continually make predictions about the future, trying to “beat” the market and, in many instances, failing to do so. While there are instances when these predictions turn out in their favor, many of these predictions turn out to be pretty comical in retrospect. We’ve…

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