Imagine a crew team where one or two rowers were out of sync. They would certainly not be rowing as efficiently as possible! In order to give the best advice as “fiduciary advisors,” we must take a complete and holistic perspective of all financial matters when working with our clients.
Tax minimization is more than just simply maximizing the amount of money you keep in your pocket at income tax time. It is a long-term engagement and an important component of the overall financial planning process.
It’s daunting to think about the day when you may not be able to live independently and care for yourself. But planning early for long-term care can keep you from becoming overwhelmed in the event that you develop a chronic illness, disability or other condition.
Many people dream of the day they can leave work behind and start pursuing their lifelong dreams. But for most people, you’ll need to achieve financial stability and independence before you can leave behind your day-to-day job in exchange for a more fulfilling path. This is where the increasingly-popular financial independence, retire early (FIRE) movement comes in.
The digital world has transformed professional industries in unique ways that prior to internet access would have been impossible. Doctors can monitor patients remotely, lawyers can offer counsel online, software can complete your taxes for you, and even financial investments and advertisements can be made without any face-to-face contact. To some this would sound ludicrous and to others it sounds convenient, but one thing is for certain—the robo-advisor is another option that’s here to stay for investors.