Denver Financial Advisor
Craig Arfsten

What if you could combine and simplify your entire financial life into one place? What if you could access your entire financial history anytime, anywhere? What if you could coordinate your entire advisor team with minimal effort?  We’ve developed a new approach to helping manage your financial life that cuts through the clutter and just makes sense.

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Financial Advice from
The ClearView Group

Advice for Empty Nesters

My Advice for New Empty Nesters

Empty nesters respond to this life change in a few different ways, many of which we see in our office first hand. Many parents, especially mothers, become depressed, sad or lonely.
5 Steps to Retiring

Thinking about Retiring? 5 Steps to Get Started

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZTZ8ArcSb8 So you're thinking about retiring. That's a big decision. There is a good chance you'll be retired for as long as you worked. Think about that – 20 to 30 years - that's a long time to be without…
Control Your Finances

How to Control Your Finances When the Sky is Falling

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JcHxWIjJsFc As the Dow reaches another all time high it seems like a good time to reflect on the past 12 years. Think about it: five years ago we thought the world was going to end. Today, we have recovered from…
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Debt Ceiling 101

Here we go again! We just avoided the fiscal cliff and now we’re headed for the debt ceiling. Misinformation and half-truths are the headlines of the day as the political rhetoric rises. So in this Prosper On I want to set the record straight.
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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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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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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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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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The Biggest Loser

After JP Morgan announced a $2 billion trading loss last Thursday (due in part to a risky strategy focusing on credit derivatives) several parties are feeling the pain. But to determine who is the biggest loser we have to look at each of them…