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What Makes Us Different

2016-11-05T00:31:04+00:00

What Makes Us Different The culture at Lucien, Stirling & Gray Advisory Group stands apart from most brokerage and financial firms. Our firm’s collegial and strengths-based environment builds trust among our advisors and with our clients. That’s why we were named one of Austin’s Best Places to Work by the Austin Business Journal […]

What Makes Us Different 2016-11-05T00:31:04+00:00

Our Approach To Financial Planning

2016-11-05T00:31:04+00:00

Our Approach to Financial Planning How do advisors at Lucien, Stirling & Gray approach financial planning? We value wealth in all its forms — financial, social and personal — and help clients clarify how they fit together. As Vice President Mark Ward explains, if investment and wealth management is a means to an […]

Our Approach To Financial Planning 2016-11-05T00:31:04+00:00

Why Successful People Need a Financial Advisor

2016-11-05T00:31:04+00:00

Why Successful People Need a Financial Advisor Successful people need financial advisors to provide them with attention, accountability and expertise. At Lucien, Stirling & Gray Advisory Group, we keep clients focused on behaviors they can control. We help them plan, save, and invest more purposefully than they would without a financial advisor. We […]

Why Successful People Need a Financial Advisor 2016-11-05T00:31:04+00:00

A Deadline-Free Review

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

By Glenda Summers, CFP ®, Senior Advisor Associate

For certain people tax season serves as the once per year review of their financial situation.  Marking April 15th off of the calendar with a sigh of relief may equate to putting finance-related records away in a drawer to collect dust until next year. Now that the looming tax […]

A Deadline-Free Review 2016-11-05T00:31:05+00:00

How Do We Raise Grateful Kids in an Affluent World?

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

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

Do your kids deserve the best of everything?2015 March Lake

This could be a short essay.  In a word -No.

The capacity for delayed gratification is a predictor of adult success and happiness.  It is also a […]

How Do We Raise Grateful Kids in an Affluent World? 2016-11-05T00:31:05+00:00

Simplify and De-Clutter Your Life

2016-11-05T00:31:06+00:00

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

Why are we having a moving expert and organizational guru come to talk to our clients and friends? What on earth does this have to do with what we do?

Because everywhere we look, clutter takes a toll on our mental, physical and financial health. It […]

Simplify and De-Clutter Your Life 2016-11-05T00:31:06+00:00

Resolve to be Imperfect in 2015

2016-11-05T00:31:06+00:00

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

Can I just say that I find all these organizing tips for the New Year discouraging? Why? Because I start out with good intentions, just like we all do, and then life gets in the way.

Life is messy.  It is even for the ultra organized.  Remember […]

Resolve to be Imperfect in 2015 2016-11-05T00:31:06+00:00

Read This if You Love Your Family

2016-11-05T00:31:07+00:00

By Bleckley Dobbs, Director of Financial Planning
Do you love your family? Do you REALLY love your family? If so, please don’t be like more than 60% of all Americans and fail to do any estate planning.

The list of rich, famous and just ordinary people who die intestate (without a will) is long, and the stories of […]

Read This if You Love Your Family 2016-11-05T00:31:07+00:00

We’re So Rich. Why Don’t We Feel Like It?

2016-11-05T00:31:07+00:00

By Megan Poore, Sr. Advisor Associate

Does anyone feel rich anymore? We meet with clients all the time who are wealthy by many standards. But they often say they do not live extravagantly and should not be considered rich.

A big factor in this phenomenon is that it is human nature to compare our lives “up” and not […]

We’re So Rich. Why Don’t We Feel Like It? 2016-11-05T00:31:07+00:00

Three Ways to Diversify Your Investments for Massive Rewards

2016-11-05T00:31:07+00:00

By Cass Grange, Sr. Advisor Associate

So-called “alternative investments” are a hot topic nowadays. For the last several years the world of professional money management has seemingly been obsessed with finding novel ways to diversify beyond traditional asset classes.

But I have some suggestions for alternative investments you will never hear about in the Wall Street Journal or […]

Three Ways to Diversify Your Investments for Massive Rewards 2016-11-05T00:31:07+00:00