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American and Immigrant Parents: Life Lessons about Money

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American and Immigrant Parents: Life Lessons about Money

Growing up in a third world country and moving to the U.S. is a dream for many immigrants. So when my mother received the Visa for my sister and I to come to the U.S., we packed our bags and were ready within the day.

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Keynesian Economics

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Keynesian Economics

Published by Jake Bleicher When most people think about John Maynard Keynes they usually think about Keynesian economics. His work has helped to shape modern economic policy and played a monumental role in revitalizing the global economy after the Great Depression.

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Retirement Funding: More than a 401k Account

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Retirement Funding: More than a 401k Account

Published by Mark Petersen People have many different ways of saving for retirement. One may utilize pre-tax or post tax savings, invest in appreciating assets or collectibles or even allocate money to assets which may simply maintain their value over time.

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Creating an Enduring, Intangible Legacy

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Creating an Enduring, Intangible Legacy

Published by Beth Schanou, Creating a lasting legacy requires more than legal documents transferring material assets. Although a considerable amount of time is spent on the estate planning process, often the transfer of wisdom, insight, experience and other similar intangibles are not considered.

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5 Lessons Parents Should Teach Their Children About Finances

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5 Lessons Parents Should Teach Their Children About Finances

Published by Andrew Rogers Every year, millions of young adults graduate from high school and embark on a new journey in life.

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Don’t Treat Your Home Like A Cash Cow

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Don’t Treat Your Home Like A Cash Cow

Published by Ron Carson Almost everyone once thought of their house as their largest and safest investment—until the bubble burst. For generations, prudent “savers” would put sizable chunks of their incomes into their homes.

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Is your Legacy in a Dynasty…Trust?

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Is your Legacy in a Dynasty…Trust?

Published by Mark Petersen Many people struggle with determining how much inheritance to leave their children and future generations. As Wealth Planners, we often here the goal, “I want to leave enough wealth to my children to provide them with opportunity. However, I do not want to leave them so much they do not have to work.” 

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Wealth Designed. Life Defined.

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Wealth Designed. Life Defined.

Published by Minna Burns At Carson Wealth Management, you hear us talk about our dedication to providing you with the highest level of personal and professional service. We always strive to be your most trusted advisor and are committed to implementing and following a client bill of rights and code of ethics.

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Stock Investing is Not Gambling – But it Can Be

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Stock Investing is Not Gambling – But it Can Be

Published by Brett Carson I have two pet peeves when it comes to discussing stocks with individual investors, whether it’s friends, family, a doctor or a cab driver.  The first is when someone asks what price a stock is selling for and then coming to the conclusion that it’s cheap or expensive depending on the number of shares they can buy.

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Dear Santa, No Puppies

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Dear Santa, No Puppies

Published by Beth Schanou During this time of year it is very common to see commercials or holiday movies with an adorable puppy or kitten as a Christmas gift. That scene and lasting image it leaves in our mind is very heart warming. While it may seem brilliant in that moment, gifting a puppy for Christmas is usually a bad idea.

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