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High Value Decisions When Nearing Retirement

“…The most optimistic psychology is always applied when things are thought to be going well, compounding and exaggerating the positives, and the most depressed psychology is applied when things are going poorly, compounding the negatives. This guarantees that extreme highs and lows will always be the eventual result in cycles, not the exception.” – Howard […]

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Is An Annuity Right for Me?

No doubt you have heard of annuities. Maybe you have even kicked the tires on an annuity before, wondering about the downside to something that sounds so good. If you are curious about what annuities are, if you are unsure if they make sense for you, and especially if an insurance agent who isn’t a […]

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When You Want to Sell a Business and Need a New Advisor

It started as a sneaking suspicion. Then it became a wistful conversation with your spouse on a long, tropical vacation. Now, you think it might be time to get serious about it. It’s time to sell your business. Who do you call first?  A new financial advisor. The Epiphany “I have four advisors but I […]

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3 Unique Traits Shared by Our Best Client Relationships

“Few if any of us have the courage to change from a finite mindset to a more infinite one alone. We must find others who share our sense of responsibility, who share our beliefs that it is time to change and who share our desire to work together to do it.”   – Simon Sinek, The […]

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Lessons on How to Invest in a Crisis from Warren Buffett

“Perhaps with a bias, I don’t believe anyone knows what the market is going to do tomorrow, next week, next month, next year. I know America’s going to move forward over time, but I don’t know for sure and we learned this on Sept. 10, 2001. And we learned it a few months ago in […]