Retirement Security in a Pandemic, III: Invest for the long-term

Part Three of Three Joslyn G Ewart, CFP® — September 15, 2020 There may be no better starting place for a discussion of Retirement Security in a Pandemic, III: Invest for the long-term, than a refresher regarding the marshmallow test. The marshmallow test was a study on delayed gratification led by Stanford University professor, [...]

Retirement Security in a Pandemic, III: Invest for the long-term2020-09-15T15:25:17+00:00

Retirement Security in a Pandemic, Part Two: Plan and Prioritize

Part Two of Three Joslyn G Ewart, CFP® — August 4, 2020 It is not uncommon for considerations of retirement security to begin with a debate about the capital markets: Will they go up or will they go down? This focus—just as you are trying to plan your retirement savings, establish your retirement date, [...]

Retirement Security in a Pandemic, Part Two: Plan and Prioritize2020-09-15T15:16:40+00:00

Get to Know the Entrust Team

Our team at Entrust Financial works hard to assist our clients in managing their finances and making sure their money works as hard as they do. We are an independent firm with a strong commitment to providing objective, customized advice and we adhere to the fiduciary standard of always putting our clients’ best interests before [...]

Get to Know the Entrust Team2020-06-22T20:42:43+00:00

5 Rules to Live by During a Pandemic

For the past twelve weeks, we have provided weekly perspective about the medical and financial crises that struck in the early spring. As the nation segues from sheltering-in-place to heading back to some normal activities, many of us face a similar concern: What can we do to minimize our risk from the pandemic? This [...]

5 Rules to Live by During a Pandemic2020-06-10T16:49:04+00:00

Retirement on Your Mind?

Your 401(k) Plan: Business that’s Personal Over the past couple of decades, “401(k)” has become the catchall term for retirement savings. As financial advisors, we at Entrust could not be more pleased that 401(k) plans are widely familiar. After all, clients want a comfortable income during retirement, just as they do while working, and [...]

Retirement on Your Mind?2020-03-09T21:31:52+00:00

Capital Market Perspective You Need Now

The surge in cases of the COVID-19 resulted in a sweeping reaction last week in the capital markets. Three market indicies that are familiar to many individual investors—The Dow Jones Industrial Average (The Dow), S&P 500, and Nasdaq—fell 10 % or more, the largest weekly loss since the 2008 financial crisis. Fears of a [...]

Capital Market Perspective You Need Now2020-03-02T18:04:39+00:00

Taxes on Your Mind?

Good News, Bad News for Your Retirement Accounts: The SECURE Act If you own a retirement account, you could experience good or bad news in the year ahead due to the recent passage of the “SECURE Act.” Good News If you have not yet been required to begin distributions from your retirement account(s) (the [...]

Taxes on Your Mind?2020-02-05T19:58:52+00:00

The Impact of Property Ownership Registrations

We all know that it is important to draft and execute basic legal documents, since doing so makes it possible for us to protect and benefit those we love. In fact, if we procrastinate our responsibility to complete this task, the state in which we live already has a plan for how to distribute [...]

The Impact of Property Ownership Registrations2019-09-10T20:44:37+00:00

Put the Power of the Markets To Work For You

There is nothing like uncertainty to prompt investors to question just how well they understand the power of the capital markets. And uncertainty we have—politically, globally, and with respect to one common target of complaint—the weather. Well, we will never be able to control the weather, but we can respond to it effectively. And [...]

Put the Power of the Markets To Work For You2019-08-09T11:27:39+00:00

Protect Your Assets From Cyber-Fraud

Protecting our assets is a priority for most of us, with respect to our personal as well as our business finances. One growing threat to the security of our assets is cyber-fraud. As investment advisors, Entrust Financial recognizes that cyber-fraud is often a people problem rather than an IT problem. Therefore, we encourage clients [...]

Protect Your Assets From Cyber-Fraud2019-07-09T17:47:06+00:00