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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

First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage…

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

Then Comes a Load of Debt Too Big to Hold in a Baby Carriage!

First comes love, then comes marriageBy Christopher Vasquez & Chaney Barton

June is the most popular month for weddings, and often wedding expenses are the first big-budget items couples handle together.  How well a […]

First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage… 2016-11-05T00:31:02+00:00

“You Are What You Share” (…both willingly & unwillingly)

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

You are what you share...

By Chaney Barton, Marketing Assistant

Picture this:  relief washes over you as you file your annual tax return—just in time for the April 15th deadline.   But then a notice from the IRS informs you that more than one return was filed for you […]

“You Are What You Share” (…both willingly & unwillingly) 2016-11-05T00:31:02+00:00

Measuring Success

2016-11-05T00:31:03+00:00

Measuring Success At Lucien, Stirling & Gray Advisory Group, we measure success both on and off the balance sheet. Clients tell us that achieving their goals and setting new ones are the most tangible benefits of successful financial planning. We’re successful when we’ve focused on our client’s needs, and provided them the comfort […]

Measuring Success 2016-11-05T00:31:03+00:00

Balancing Act: Saving & Spending

2016-11-05T00:31:03+00:00

Balancing Act: Saving & Spending In the financial planning process, it’s important to think deeply about what’s important to you. Success begins with setting priorities. Advisors at Lucien, Stirling & Gray believe that understanding your goals and priorities is the first and biggest step in successful financial planning and wealth management, whether your […]

Balancing Act: Saving & Spending 2016-11-05T00:31:03+00:00