Tag: major financial decisions

Things to Think About Before Deciding to Payoff a Mortgage Early

Posted on: August 20, 2018| Posted by: Jon Powell | Behavioral Finance, Major Financial Decisions

Many view debt-free homeownership as an important step on the journey to financial freedom and, eventually, a successful retirement. As housing costs[…]

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Fee-Only Advisors and Incentives

Posted on: June 26, 2018| Posted by: Jon Powell | Financial Planning, Major Financial Decisions

Incentives are one of the most powerful economic forces in the world. It doesn’t matter what industry you’re looking at, you can typically draw a[…]

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Fiduciary Advisors - What They Are and How to Find Them

Posted on: May 1, 2017| Posted by: Jon Powell | Current Events, Major Financial Decisions

If you have ventured outside of this blog to other areas of our website, you may have noticed constant references to the fact that we are fiduciary[…]

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How to Handle a Large Inheritance, Settlement, or Windfall

Posted on: March 30, 2017| Posted by: Jon Powell | Behavioral Finance, Financial Planning, Major Financial Decisions

Rapidly advancing from rags to riches, or riches to… far more riches, is obviously exciting. However, the improper management of this wealth can be[…]

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Saving For College - Can I Do It?

Posted on: October 6, 2016| Posted by: Jon Powell | College Saving, Major Financial Decisions

We want the best for our children. One of the most important goals for a parent is ensuring that our children are as well-equipped as possible for the[…]

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What Does Buying a House Really Cost? (Pt. 2)

Posted on: September 8, 2016| Posted by: Jon Powell | Budgeting, Major Financial Decisions

Your decision to become a homeowner can be one of the most pivotal decisions in your financial life. Undertaken responsibly, home ownership can form[…]

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What Does Buying a House Really Cost? (Pt. 1)

Posted on: September 2, 2016| Posted by: Jon Powell | Budgeting, Major Financial Decisions

Deciding to purchase a home is an important, and usually beneficial, step on the road to financial well-being. However, if your reason for home[…]

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