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Nelly Carson Reviews Bring Your Dog to Work Day

Sometime around 15,000 years ago, a very inspired human saw a dog just like me and said to themselves, “This looks like an amazing best friend.” That person and hundreds of others started to domesticate us as canine companions. But, what they soon realized was that dogs also make amazing coworkers because of our loyalty, intelligence and, dare I say, lovability. Read more

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5 SMART Tips for Your Wealth and Wellness

Yes, it’s fall…already! Time is such a precious commodity, so make sure you are making the most of it you’re granted. I recently returned from a trip to Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park with my sisters- time well spent! We are making memories that will last a lifetime and continue to bond with each other in ways that can’t be duplicated without spending time together! Read more

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Should You Pay Down Your Debt or Invest Your Money?

Published by Pamela Peña

Whether we don’t mind having debt or it gives us anxiety, most of us carry some percentage of it in our balance sheets. One of the most common questions clients ask me is whether they should pay down their debt or invest the extra money in the market. I wanted to show you a simple way to analyze the numbers. Read more

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My Favorite Financial Planning Tool

Published by Ron Carson

The digital world is filled with financial planning tools and apps that can help you take stock of specific aspects of your financial situation, whether that is how much you are spending on lattes or whether you are saving enough for retirement. Read more

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Financial Planning is for Everyone

Published by Beth Schanou

Everyone can benefit from some form of financial planning. Not all plans look the same because we are individuals and have unique needs, but the need for some amount of planning is present for every age group and financial status. Often this can be difficult to embrace because in order to plan effectively, there is a need to open up and share personal information including finances and goals. This isn’t always easy. Read more

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3 Ways to Manage Emotional Investing

Published by Jessica Golson

This deep into one of the longest bull markets in recorded history, some investors are beginning to ask how much longer this will last and what should they do. Well, I’m not going to answer that question or make market predictions, but I will go over an essential step in the investment management process – how to manage emotional investing. Read more

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Medicare 101: What You Need to Know

Published by Ben Goethel 

An often overlooked aspect of financial planning is considering health insurance options. Health care costs continue to rise, and as you grow older the likelihood you’ll need those services increases. Read more

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Carson Group Named as Barron’s Top 30 Firm

Barron’s recently released their inaugural ranking of Top RIA Firms, an exclusive category (listed as “Graduates”) recognizing some of the most visionary advisors who have evolved beyond the annual ranks of the Top 100. Carson Group is excited to announce it was one of only 30 firms to be selected for this honor, ranking in at #21. Read more

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Fallout from Equifax Breach

143 million American consumers were affected by the data breach at Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies. Read more

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Safeguarding Personal Information

Electronic theft of personal information is the fastest-growing crime in the United States, with more than two billion personal records stolen worldwide in 2016. Protecting your personal information is a key component to reducing the potential that your information may be stolen. Read more