Fourth quarter market commentary – Candyland

The last quarter of 2021 yielded mostly positive returns for equities and flat returns for fixed income securities. The S&P 500 gained 11.0% while the Bloomberg U.S. Aggregate Bond Index was flat. Markets were helped by delightful amounts of fiscal spending that contributed to an almost $1.2 trillion expansion in the U.S. public debt in …

Positioning yourself for early retirement

Who doesn’t dream of retiring early? More time for travel, to work on your house or to follow passions without worrying if it can pay the bills. For most of us it stays a dream, but it doesn’t have to. There are financial moves you can make today that will make your dream of early …

Underinsured and overexposed – Has your home and auto insurance kept pace with the economy?

When it comes to planning for your future, ensuring you have the proper home and auto insurance coverage on your residential real estate assets remains critical to your long term success. Frequently, we see clients seeking discounted insurance to lower their premium cost, neglecting the bigger picture. The bigger picture – 1) adequately insure your …

Financial strategies for new stages of life

As a financial planner, I find myself working with people from all over life’s spectrum. People in the early stages of their careers, people building their career and family, those who are looking forward towards a fast-approaching retirement, people who’ve just retired, and others who have been retired for quite some time. I can tell …

Thinking of taking out a 401k loan?

One of the most common questions we receive from 401k participants is whether or not it is a good idea to take a loan out from their 401k plan account. I applaud those that take the time to ask this question first and not rush to a decision without taking all the data into consideration. …

Webinar – Fiduciary Considerations of Plan Sponsors

As a Plan Sponsor, do you really know the steps you need to take as a fiduciary for your retirement plan? Andrea L. Donaldson, Vice President, Retirement Plans, Henry+Horne Wealth Management and Theresa Conti, APR, QKA, ERPA, CPFA, President, Sunwest Pensions give you real information on who is a fiduciary, basic fiduciary governance and some practical steps …

Webinar – Top 5 Pitfalls + Solutions

Compiling and processing payroll can be a struggle, regardless of your company size. This tedious and stressful process can unfortunately lead to errors. Andrea Donaldson, Vice President of Retirement Plans, Henry+Horne Wealth Management and Joey Miller, HCM Account Executive at Paylocity discuss the top five common payroll topics to be aware of and how you can avoid …