Certified Divorce Financial Analysts Debunk 5 Common Divorce Myths

July 13, 2020

Seeing that divorce is not something you go through daily, many people hardly know what to expect. The lack of information is further fueled by rumors and common misconceptions. This may result in the divorcee succumbing to false, predetermined truths and getting less than they deserve in a divorce settlement. In this article, the team…

Planning for the Unexpected

July 10, 2020

A Story of Loss and What You Can Learn from It. “We never truly get over a loss, but we can move forward and evolve from it.”  – Elizabeth Berrien When I first began to work with financial planning clients, I met a woman whose story has stayed with me, and will undoubtedly be a…

Adjusting to Life Financially After a Divorce

July 10, 2020

Successfully Navigate through this Transition There’s no doubt about it – going through a divorce can be an emotionally trying time. Ironing out a divorce settlement, attending various court hearings, and dealing with competing attorneys can all weigh heavily on the parties involved. Stress can cause regress. And regress can compromise one’s decision-making and lead…

Our Market Updates

July 6, 2020

RMD Rollover Relief Update

June 29, 2020
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The Internal Revenue Service announced that anyone who already took a required minimum distribution (RMD) in 2020 from certain retirement accounts now has the opportunity to roll those funds back into a retirement account following the CARES Act RMD waiver for 2020. The 60-day rollover period for any RMDs already taken this year has been…

Stress Testing Your Wealth Strategies

June 22, 2020
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Stress testing can also be effective at identifying potentially big problems—or possibly huge mistakes—so you can make changes proactively. We believe stress testing should be a part of many people’s due process when vetting financial plans, products and services. In this month’s Flash Report, The Importance of Stress Testing Your Wealth Strategies, you’ll discover the…

Being Stuck and Resting are NOT Equal

June 11, 2020
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By: Joy Kirsch Decisions, Decisions…If you have traveled, or are traveling, the widowhood road, you probably know how overwhelming its myriad changes and choices can be. Making even one good decision, let alone many can be an especially tall order at a time when just putting one foot in front of the other may seem like more than you…

The CARES Act – part 2

May 23, 2020

How can the CARES ACT help make your healthcare needs more affordable? Watch the video to learn 3 practical ways the CARES ACT can help you and your family today!

Ask The JD

May 20, 2020
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Hear our President, Kay Lynn Mayhue, CFP®, AEP®, RFC®, talk with Emily Boothroyd, JD, CFP® discuss the importance of being prepared and the documents that you may need to have on hand in case of an emergency. Should you have questions on your estate documents or are unsure of what to do, please give us…

Moving Past Pessimism with Purpose

May 1, 2020
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Becoming a WidowSince recently becoming a widow, Deborah often feels as if she’s trapped on a renegade roller coaster of stress, fear, confusion, exhaustion and loneliness. As if her grief and loss don’t seem debilitating enough, she is deluged with responsibilities, tasks and decisions – decisions that could permanently affect not just her finances, but…