Stories that matter for all stages of life
We know you are busy handling all of life’s challenges. From amassing wealth to passing it down to your children, our main goal is to make this as simple for you as possible. On this forum, we will share true stories and life lessons that will help you achieve the American Dream.
By Shawn Covarrubias, AIF, Vice President, Operations “It’s only a moment in time.” This is what my father has said to me over the years if I complained about having to do something. My
By Jennifer Olson, CFA, CIPM, CFP®, Senior Financial Analyst — Seven years ago, I dated a guy whose food budget was $25 a week. What?!? How can someone live on that budget? People wondered why I would date a struggling 25-year-old part-time college student who was working full-time to send himself to college.
By Laura DeVore, Financial Advisor — They have seen many friends and family members overwhelmed with the grieving process after a loved one passes away. For some, it’s been a tremendous financial burden.
By Landon Yoshida CRPC®, Vice President, Wealth Management — What would your retirement savings look like if you lived into your 90s and beyond? How about at 104 years old? This type of longevity is more common now in America.
By Jennifer Olson, CFA, CIPM, CFP® — My two younger sisters and I were raised in the Philippines by our grandparents, who were farmers. When our Papa died when I was 7 years old, our young widowed Mama...