Life throws us curveballs every once in a while. Sometimes, these surprises have a financial impact. Maybe you have been on the receiving end of one of these financial surprises. Or it could be someone you know, a friend or family member. What does a financial curveball look like? It could be an investment that … Continue reading How to come back from a catastrophic financial mistake or bad business decision.
I love Labor Day weekend. It is the last bit of summer fun before the madness of the school/sports schedules take hold fully. For me, and for most business owners, it is a time for reflection on how the year is going and what changes can we make now in order to make the 4th … Continue reading My Labor Day Rituals
I recently tweeted about how advisors need to get outside their comfort zone and look to other disciplines to grow as advisors, business owners and people. Advisors have a number of great resources in the profession to grow and I take advantage of them. In order to continue to grow and be truly great we … Continue reading My Summer Reading and Podcast List
It’s been over two weeks since news broke about the computer security hack at Equifax, a credit-reporting firm. The company announced on September 7 that hackers gained access to servers storing sensitive information on over 143 million consumers. The data breach included names, addresses, Social Security numbers, driver’s license numbers and more—everything an identity thief … Continue reading Equifax and your data: What now?
As a financial advisor to small business owners and their families I spend a lot of time consulting on retirement plan design, implementation, education, compliance and monitoring. With the new DOL rule (or not so new for some of us who have been fiduciaries for a while) the entire focus has been on fees paid … Continue reading Forget Fees – it’s all about Plan Design for Small Business Retirement Plans
My daughter is a competitive swimmer. When I’m not helping clients, I spend the majority of my time “Ubering” her around to practice and meets. Meets are usually an all weekend event. Swimming is a demanding sport from a time, dedication, and physical perspective. She loves it – most of the time. Lately, it’s been … Continue reading The Power of Grinding It Out
According to the most CNBC - Delaware ranks 40th best place to do business in the country. Not exactly a great grade and if my memory serves correctly, this state has been in a downtrend for quite sometime (to use a stock term). Delaware has been searching for the next Financial Services Act (that Pete … Continue reading Delaware Drops to 40