You may be familiar with the idiom “A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.” When it comes to your money, not only can it be dangerous—it can be downright expensive. For example, one often reads that titling one’s assets as “joint” avoids probate following a death. Doing so is touted as smart because it [...]
More new college graduates than ever plan to, or have begun, an entrepreneurial endeavor. Moms who want to work but also want to have control over their schedules start consulting firms. Mention “angel investors” now and the term is commonly understood. A decade ago, the angel investor descriptor would likely have been mis-understood. However, [...]
We presented in a recent blog about protecting your business using proper business insurance planning. The attorney on your professional team often comes to the rescue, too, and saves your business from the consequences of harmful mistakes. If you assume that you are a sensible person who does not need an attorney on your [...]
Video: Helping you pursue your next $Million: Tip 1 – Joslyn Ewart – Identify and Write Down Your Income Number
All of us need to identify and write down our preferred monthly or annual income number—even those among us who naturally procrastinate on money-related tasks. We need this information to plan for financial freedom and security. Take a look. Contact us today to schedule a meeting to discuss your income needs, as you aim for [...]
We all want to make the right decisions when it comes to our money. Therefore, at Entrust we identified three components of wealth management that can make all the difference to you, when it comes to long-term financial success. These are: Holistic wealth management planning for the long-term Values and goals-based portfolio strategy (rather that [...]
Most parents want their children to enjoy saving money. Take a look at a system that can help this happen!
If you have more than one child, you have probably observed that each child has a different attitude towards money. Perhaps one child cannot seem to spend his money fast enough, and the other loves to squirrel it away. What about you? And your significant other? What is your money personality? Find out now!
Preparing for retirement is often identified as the number one concern of middle-class millionaires. The implied solution for resolving this concern is rather straightforward: Build a portfolio large enough to generate the income you need for the style of living you prefer, and you are good to go. After all, having a good income [...]
Handling personal finances is a complicated endeavor, perhaps now more than ever. Where once upon a time employees counted on a pension and perhaps one other investment account as they aimed for financial security, today it is typical to have numerous accounts—opened while working for a variety of employers. Time and again we encounter those [...]
Most of us want to retire—someday. And we aim for our investments to appreciate so that we can distribute income from them throughout our retirement years, without running low on money and equally importantly, without diminishing our style of living. As the capital markets gradually appreciated during 2017, our goals for making work optional—retirement—felt good [...]