The most overlooked part of your estate plan

When it comes to estate planning, many individuals strongly prioritize the importance of having a Last Will and Testament. They meet with an attorney, plan out and execute their Will, and then proceed to file the document away for a later time. However, by focusing only on the importance of their Will and neglecting other essential estate planning documents, namely their[...] Continue reading
25 September, 2017

Traveling Abroad? What to Know About Foreign Transaction Fees

Written by: Jay Sommariva | Managing Partner & Chief of Asset Management Taking a vacation abroad requires an enormous amount of planning, organization, and patience in today’s international travel environment. We work hard to plan the perfect getaway, and most of the time we have our I’s dotted and T’s crossed as we step over the threshold of a Boeing 737[...] Continue reading
11 September, 2017

Tip of the Month: Establishing Credit From Scratch

We all know good credit is crucial when purchasing a home, a car, sometimes renting an apartment, and for many of life’s major decisions and moments. But, how can you establish and maintain good credit if you haven’t necessarily ever had the chance to build it in the past? We’ve pulled together some tips: Tip #1 – Student loans Sure, paying off student loans[...] Continue reading
29 August, 2017

The Connection Between Golf & Your Finances

Written by: Bill Engel, CFP® | Senior Vice President As someone who has played golf for many years, I’ve noticed a few connections between the sport and the world of finance. Through the use of some basic golf analogies, I’ve highlighted important takeaways when it comes to mastering investments and financial planning. Use all of your golf clubs. Just like[...] Continue reading
13 July, 2017

How to Manage an Influx of Money

Whether you’ve landed your dream job with a high-paying salary, inherited an estate, or just hit the lottery, coming into a windfall of money can be challenging to navigate on your own. There are a few steps to take to help ensure that money is well taken care of. Initially, it’s important to connect with a financial advisor and find someone to work with that you[...] Continue reading
6 June, 2017

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