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Financial Tips to Know Early In Life – “If I Knew This”

Financial Tips to Know Early in Life   Over the years our clients have made comments about financial decisions or actions they wish they had taken earlier in life.   These financial tips to know early in life were compiled into a series of If I Knew This financial advice tidbits.  Most often it is our […]

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New Year, New Retirement Contribution Limits…More in 2024

New Year, New Contribution Limits – More in 2024 At the beginning of each year, it is important to take a moment and familiarize yourself with the retirement contribution limits. Determine how the annual limits for contributing to retirement accounts relate to your financial goals. Adjusting your savings and investments sooner than later could have

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What Your Advisors Are Reading This Month

October Reading List from your WPC Advisors   Articles this month focus on the updated Social Security COLA for 2024, long-term investing discipline, Medicare enrollment information, identity theft protection, and current interest rate outlooks. Social Security & Medicare Jerry:             Press Release | Press Office | SSA Tim:               Medicare

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Where to Start?

What should be the focus in discussions with a financial advisor? Financial or wealth planning has a broad range of topics.  As CFP® Financial Planners, our focus is on individuals and families achieving their wealth goals and financial security.  Often, we meet individuals who are simply overwhelmed. They ask, “Where do we even start?” or

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Financial Transitions and Timelines

What is your financial timeline? Where do you see yourself?  Do you know how to work through life’s many transitions? From young emerging investors to seasoned exceeding investors, along the way financial events will arise and wo will the need for confident financial decision making. We often hear from our clients “we don’t want to

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How to go from being a “Henry” to a “Sherwin” in your Lifetime

Are you a Henry (High Earners Not Rich Yet)… …Or a Sherwin (Successful High Earners Retired With Impressive Net-worth)?   (Short for “high earner not rich yet,” the term Henry was coined by Shawn Tully at Fortune magazine nearly 20 years ago) 5 easy steps to start you on your path to success Reach out for guidance early

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Emerging Investor – Where do I begin?

Emerging Investors – Where do I begin? Emerging investors–or those new to saving, investing, and managing their personal finances–often come to us with targeted “basic” financial questions.  This is where the relationship begins. We learn about their situation and long-term goals. Most importantly, we begin to build the partnership. We strive to be their “go

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