Why College Students Should Have a Health Care Proxy
Posted by By Gary S. Williams, CFP® and Nicholas A. Ibello, CFP® on Tue, 11/08/2016 - 11:57
Preparing for college is an emotional rollercoaster for both parents and students alike. As a parent, you tend to concentrate on applying for financial aid, organizing for the upcoming tuition payments, and even transporting all of your child’s furniture/clothes.
Posted by By Gary S. Williams, CFP®, CRPC®, AIF® on Tue, 10/25/2016 - 16:54
There are a lot of opinions about the price of oil. Some experts are suggesting the price could plummet to $10 per barrel while others are making the argument for $150 or more. The correct answer is that nobody really knows. However, we can’t stop reading about the predictions.
Posted by By Gary S. Williams, CFP®, CRPC®, AIF® and Nicholas A. Ibello, CFP®, AIF® on Fri, 09/23/2016 - 15:03
It’s that time of year again: Wedding Season!
The financial burden of putting-on, or even attending a wedding is something to think about. However, with proper planning, it’s possible to keep wedding costs under control! In this article, we hope to share a few financial tips so you can enjoy your day without depleting your savings.
A Potential Conflict of Interest with your Financial Advisor
Posted by By Gary S. Williams, CFP®, CRPC®, AIF® on Wed, 09/14/2016 - 17:10
I have been managing investments for over twenty years and, during this period, I have met with many prospective clients. It is during these initial meetings that I review investment statements and other financial documents to determine if I can be of assistance. As an independent advisor, there is one specific situation that I believe deserves attention since it is a potential conflict-of-interest when acting in a fiduciary capacity. The situation looks like this:
Posted by By Gary S. Williams, CFP® and Nicholas A. Ibello, CFP® on Thu, 09/08/2016 - 10:39
Originally posted: April 29, 2015
Remember playing Monopoly with your kids or as a kid? It’s a game of strategy and most of us choose one of two ways to go. The first way is to spend most of our cash on a high-end property like Park Place or Boardwalk in the hopes that we will score a big profit when the other players land there. The other strategy is to purchase a combination of high-rent and low-rent properties to spread out our investments.