3 Keys of a Modern Retirement

The 3 Paychecks of a Modern Retirement

On November 29th, the oldest living person in the world, Emma Morano will turn 117. Based on my research she is the last living person to have been born in the 1800s. While some people might marvel at all she’s seen and been through, I ‘m curious about what she did during her more than 50 years in retirement.
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The Fear of Uncertainty and the Uncertainty of Fear

“We have nothing to fear, but fear itself.” With those words FDR accepted the presidency of the United States in 1933 during one of the most turbulent times in American history. Lesser known are the words that surround that key sentence.
The Value of Regret

The Value of Regret

As a financial advisor I often see clients with regret. For some investors it’s the regret of missing out on big gains. For others, the regret of taking part in big losses.
3 Principles of Retirement

The 3 Principles of Retirement

There are millions of words written every day about the economy, the direction of the financial markets, investment advice, and so on, yet no other topic gets as much attention as the concept of “retirement”. When you think about it, it should get attention. Investors spend their entire working career saving and planning for this phase in life. While we prefer the phrase, “making work a choice” (no one likes thinking about reaching the end of their usefulness) we know many people struggle to understand key issues of retirement. So today we want to cover three main areas.
5 Red Flags of Scams
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The 5 Red Flags of Scams

The scams and fraudulent schemes that come to consumers via E-mail, phone calls, and the USPS change all the time. It could be the ‘Grandparent’ scheme, an offer to reduce credit card interest rates, the offer to sell a timeshare, or even winning a lottery or prize. The wise approach is to look for the common red flags and know what to do when you see them. This workshop was originally presented at Prosperion EDU 16.
The Future of Denver's Skyline
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The Future of Denver’s Skyline

Explore the unique history of Denver as told by one of its eminent urban planners Ken Schroeppel. Why did Denver take the shape it did? What will it look like in the next 10 years? Why is the traffic so darn bad lately? Ken will explore all of these ideas and more as he walks you through new projects helping to shape the face of Denver and how past initiatives contributed to our wonderful city. This workshop was originally presented at Prosperion EDU 16.
Brainworks Solutions for Staying Sharp
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Brainworks – Simple Strategies for Staying Sharp

While cognitive decline may be an inevitable part of the aging process, studies show that we can prevent, or at least postpone its development through intervention. Our brain is actually radically adaptable if we train it appropriately—like we do our bodies. The “fitter” our brain is, the more energy efficient it becomes, and the easier it is to do important mental tasks such as focusing attention and being creative. This workshop was originally presented at Prosperion EDU 16.
LPL Financial Outlook 2016

Outlook 2016: Embrace the Routine

LPL Research expects to see routine year-end outcomes in many areas of the economy and financial markets in 2016, but how we get there may be anything but routine. Certain conditions have been unusual for so long, that 2016 may hold some unexpected…
Power of Growing Dividends Strategy

The Power of Growing Dividend Income

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_ZserqymR4 We create and communicate ProsperOn’s to deliver timeless, valuable wisdom to our clients, with the hope to provide greater clarity, capability and confidence. In other words to help people be better…
Challenges Facing Women Investors

The Biggest Challenges Facing Women Investors

As a female advisor for 31 years now, I have experienced first-hand the unique challenges facing these women which often center around three important areas: their parents, their children, and themselves.
Tune Out the Noise

Tune Out the Noise

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jz3NrCavLws Have you ever noticed how noisy the media is when it comes to finance, investments, or even your retirement? I often have a news program on - but usually have the sound turned to “mute.” That’s…
Millionaire in the Making

Now Available: Millionaire in the Making by John Booren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bbq1ck-bSTk In the last year, I’ve had the realization that there are far too many people living in the most financially impactful years of their lives who lack the necessary planning and guidance to make…
Preparing Heirs

Are your Heirs Prepared for Their Inheritance?

We believe there are many important areas an estate plan does not cover. It boils down to one simple question: Your estate plan is in place, but are your heirs prepared?
Preparing Heirs

New Service: Preparing Heirs

Families, with the prudent guidance of professional advisors, typically do a very good job at preparing the assets to transfer to the heirs through the pre-transition planning processes of estate and tax planning, investment management, and philanthropy. But what is lacking is preparing the heirs to receive and manage the assets – the missing link in estate planning.
Preparing Heirs
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Outlook 2014 – LPL Financial

Portfolios Over Policy A farming almanac is an annual publication containing a guide for the coming year and a forecast of the times and statistics of events and phenomena important to growing. Farmers' almanacs have been a source of wisdom,…