3 Reasons to Have a Financial Advisor
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3 Reasons Why Everyone Should Have a Financial Advisor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNq2E03joTg Money is often a stressful issue for most people. It’s complicated, confusing, emotional and most of all – important. There is no way to simply put personal finance on the backburner and let it…
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5 Good Ways to Simplify your Finances

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evfomErowSA Life is complicated. From the daily onslaught of media to the complexities of our calendars or even the incomprehensible instructions of how to get my smart phone to quit buzzing and beeping when…
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Prosper On: 2012 Wrap Up

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKp9VPolgsE Rather than provide the standard yearly wrap up, I thought it would be best to address the two most frequent questions I’ve been receiving. First, what was surprising about 2012? Second, what’s…
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Get Fiscally Fit for 2013: Part 2

Last week my partner Greg Horstman listed ten areas to review before 2012 comes to a close. This week, let’s turn our focus to 2013 and explore some habits worth adopting for the New Year.
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Get Fiscally Fit: Year-End Checklist Part 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EBgOzN5bzE It’s that time of year again – time to count our blessings, spend time with our families and commit to hopping on the treadmill. But as you wrap up 2012, consider getting fiscally fit too! We…
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Prosper On: The Year-Long Hangover – Tax Changes for 2013

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ompfgL6eH8c American taxpayers will have more than just a hangover to deal with come January first. With new tax laws taking effect at the start of 2013, even the non-party goers could be feeling the pain. These…
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Prosper On: The Value of Giving Thanks

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZ0NvVdwihw I love technology. I’m geeky enough to get excited when the MicroCenter Computer catalog is waiting in the mailbox. But I was frustrated enough to contemplate smashing my @#$%^&! iPhone to bits…
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Fiscal Cliff 101

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEh-ULzFVkU Those who can explain complex ideas in simple ways always amaze me. That’s why I took an interest in the book “The Behavior Gap: Simple Ways to Stop Doing Dumb Things with Money”, written by…
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The Swing State Advantage

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=afXhRXQaCk8 With the 2012 presidential election less than a month away Coloradans are being inundated with political ads. They’re on TV, in the mail, on the phone and every other conceivable medium. As the…
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4 Financial Tips to Teach Your Kids

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6T6hP9HSsmM When I meet someone with good money habits it’s usually because they have someone important in their life, a family member or friend, who took the time to share their financial values and experience.…
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7 Money Musts for College Students

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4LNvy9FfbU As the flurry of excitement winds down for those heading back to college, the realization starts to settle in: college is expensive. The costs don’t stop with tuition fees. From book costs to…
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The Italian Job

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3uXXkefEhpU As financial advisors we have the good fortune of working with people and their families at a very personal level. I often hear personal stories, some of which are very inspirational and insightful.…
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Sudden Changes in Wealth

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWOFv8i_-q8 Colorado’s new favorite Olympian Missy Franklin has amazed us all with athletic feats that have made her a worldwide sensation. Her beautiful smile and contagious enthusiasm make Missy “The Missile”…
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Perspective is Everything

The daily noise of stock updates and news can be confusing. Rather than educating investors, it can distract and mislead those who pay too much attention to it. That’s especially true in today’s global economy and markets. I’ve been an…
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Seven Steps to a Responsible Financial Game Plan

Of the 11 million homeowners who owe more on their homes than the home is worth, approximately 6.5 million have never missed a payment reported Dale Westhoff of Credit Suisse Group AG. Meanwhile subprime borrowers who received mortgage modifications…