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To Be, or Not to Be Financially Literate: That is the Question.

2016-11-05T00:30:58+00:00

By Chaney Barton-Nichols, Marketing Assistant

Did you know that April is “National Financial Literacy Month”? Maybe you have seen some of our social media postings highlighting this recently. While we hope you find our educational tidbits helpful this month, our real goal is to make financial literacy a focus of our ongoing communications all the time.

What […]

To Be, or Not to Be Financially Literate: That is the Question. 2016-11-05T00:30:58+00:00

Should I Invest in Real Estate?

2016-11-05T00:30:58+00:00

By Mark Ward, CFP®, ChFC®
Vice President & Chairman, Investment Policy Committee

This is a hot topic in Austin right now, but the answer to this question is not as simple as you might think.  Like many financial questions, it depends mightily on a number of variables, not the least of which is the personal situation and […]

Should I Invest in Real Estate? 2016-11-05T00:30:58+00:00

Love & Money in Retirement

2016-11-05T00:30:59+00:00

By Cass Grange, Senior Advisor Associate and Director of Business Development

The world is full of advice for the young about love and money.  But, what about love and money in retirement?2CassValentine's (Feb)

We help clients plan for their retirement, by carefully and thoughtfully generating income.  But, retirement isn’t […]

Love & Money in Retirement 2016-11-05T00:30:59+00:00

Retirement Resolutions: Part I

2016-11-05T00:30:59+00:00

By Bleckley Dobbs, CFP®, RICP®

The Baby Boom generation is now retiring en masse, and the topic of Retirement Income Planning has increasingly been in the news.  The front edge of the generation, born in 1946, is turning 70 this year.  Many boomers have delayed retirement, but will still be facing required minimum distributions and other transitional decisions. […]

Retirement Resolutions: Part I 2016-11-05T00:30:59+00:00

Celebrating Victories

2016-11-05T00:30:59+00:00

By Chaney Barton – Nichols, Marketing Assistant

“There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient.
Needed also are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play”
-William B. Given, Jr.

Being given an opportunity to write a year-end recap of a business as an employee who hasn’t yet reached her “one year anniversary” may seem unusual, but […]

Celebrating Victories 2016-11-05T00:30:59+00:00

How do Changes in Social Security and Medicare Affect Me?

2016-11-05T00:31:00+00:00

By Bleckley Dobbs, , CFP®

By now, you’ve probably heard about changes to a couple of the rules governing the claiming of Social Security benefits. These were “buried” in the recent two-year budget bill passed by both houses of the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Obama on November 2, 2015. In this same law […]

How do Changes in Social Security and Medicare Affect Me? 2016-11-05T00:31:00+00:00

The Wealth in Your Words

2016-11-05T00:31:00+00:00

By Cass Grange

What is your story?

My home phone rang the other day. No one calls us anymore. They text. They email. They facebook. I heard the answering machine say, “ Cass, it is your Uncle Dint.” I put down my iPad and raced to answer. I didn’t even […]

The Wealth in Your Words 2016-11-05T00:31:00+00:00

Turbulent Times

2016-11-05T00:31:01+00:00

By Thomas Twombly

For several weeks now we have been experiencing a turbulent period in global financial markets. As is their habit, many in the financial media have seized on this opportunity to forecast yet another crisis scenario, so I’m reaching out with a few thoughts that I hope will assist you in addressing some of […]

Turbulent Times 2016-11-05T00:31:01+00:00

Social Security FAQ

2016-11-05T00:31:01+00:00

By Bleckley Dobbs & Mark Ward

Social Security is complicated.  With over 2,700 different rules, there is no getting around it. Unless you have never been married, your options and overall strategy for collecting Social Security benefits will probably be complicated.  Articles and resources abound about Social Security, but the challenge for someone to take the information […]

Social Security FAQ 2016-11-05T00:31:01+00:00

Getting Back to Basics

2016-11-05T00:31:02+00:00

By Thomas Twombly, President

Summer is a great opportunity for our team to reflect, and to focus valuable attention on ways of improving our overall interactions with clients. With a few new folks at Lucien, Stirling & Gray, we have been putting effort into “getting back to basics,” which is also helpful for our senior advisors […]

Getting Back to Basics 2016-11-05T00:31:02+00:00