Planning in Retirement
Many people spend decades planning for the day when they can stop working. Those who are conscientious generally try to save and invest enough in a tax-efficient way in order…Read More
Protecting your Most Valuable Asset
For those who are working full time trying to accumulate wealth, their ability to work and make money is often their most valuable asset. For instance, someone who is 35…Read More
The last quarter of 2018 has been very volatile for stocks, compared to the last several years of relative calm. This has made many investors nervous and potentially caused them…Read More
Has the 60/40 portfolio lost its mojo?
Ever since the start of the huge bull market in the 1980s and 1990s, the 60/40 portfolio was a great way to reduce the volatility in one’s portfolio. The bond…Read More
Benjamin Graham, who is generally viewed as Warren Buffet’s mentor, has several rules about investing. One of his main rules is to always invest with a margin of safety. In…Read More
Should you disinherit your children if they don’t love you?
As a certified financial planner and an estate planning attorney, I am in the unique position to counsel my clients in both their financial planning and their legacy planning. Many…Read More
Undue influence is a legal doctrine that is used to describe the use of one’s power that arises out of a special relationship to coerce someone to make a decision…Read More
Florida residents are eligible for free health care and nursing home services if they possess only limited resources. For Florida residents, non-exempt assets must be below $2,000 to qualify. Exempt…Read More
Financial Swiss Army knife
Throughout the financial planning process we must address numerous concerns. Is there ample liquidity? Is there a growth strategy? How can we mitigate risk? How can we create sufficient lifetime…Read More
Stock markets keep surging
Hopefully you are enjoying your Labor Day weekend with the knowledge that your stock investments have done well so far this year. Through the end of August 2018, the S&P…Read More