Answer These 5 Questions to Spring Clean Your Finances

Available for Interviews: Lauren Oschman

Lauren Oschman, CFP® is a certified financial planner specializing in financial strategies, tax planning, and is an expert in helping physicians manage their finances.

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HSA Accounts:
 

It’s that time of year, and especially as the country starts to open back up and we may have visitors in our homes again to think about spring cleaning! I like to think about spring cleaning for your finances as well, and after the past year of ups and downs it is especially important to sit down and ask yourself these 5 questions: 

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Subconscious Money Decisions: Is Your Brain Wired for Wealth?

Available for Interviews: Harry Abrahamsen

Harry J. Abrahamsen is Founder & CEO Abrahamsen Financial Group. His company offers customized wealth management solutions—creating plans and portfolios that protect, preserve, and grow client’s wealth. He was selected as one of the ten most dependable Wealth Managers in the Mid-Atlantic as published in Forbes magazine.

 

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The hidden side of personal finance:
How your brain works to control money decisions

“The neural process underlying that which we call creativity has nothing to do with rationality. That is to say, if we look at how the brain generates creativity, we will see that it is not a rational process at all; creativity is not born out of reasoning.”                                                                                     –Rodolfo Llinás

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5 Shortcuts to a Successful Financial Future

Available for Interviews: Don Garman

Don Garman is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Mirador Capital Partners and Co-Founder of Tri-Valley Ventures. A seasoned investor in both public and private companies for over 30 years, Don leads Mirador’s Investment Committee and oversees each of the firm’s proprietary investment strategies.

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1. Maximize your retirement plan contributions. Investors looking to set themselves up for a rewarding retirement are wise to maximize the use of tax-advantaged savings vehicles. For 2021 the IRS will let you contribute $19,500 to a 401(k) plan, $6,000 to an IRA, and an additional $1,000 to an IRA if you are over the age of 50. If you can’t contribute the max, find out what your employer’s match is and contribute at least that amount, to take advantage of the “free money.”

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You Could Be Missing a Huge Opportunity in Your HSA

Available for Interviews: Lauren Oschman

Lauren Oschman, CFP® is a certified financial planner specializing in financial strategies, tax planning, and is an expert in helping physicians manage their finances.

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HSA Accounts:
 

As a financial planner, I see people make two main mistakes with HSA accounts and I see them frequently: 

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How to Secure Your Retirement: The Case for Scrapping of Your 401(k)

Available for Interviews: Harry Abrahamsen

Harry J. Abrahamsen is Founder & CEO Abrahamsen Financial Group. His company offers customized wealth management solutions—creating plans and portfolios that protect, preserve, and grow client’s wealth. He was selected as one of the ten most dependable Wealth Managers in the Mid-Atlantic as published in Forbes magazine.

 

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A Pension Plan Versus a 401(k)
:

Knowing the differences between these two retirement plans can help you decide which one is best for your situation.

First, let’s talk about the differences between a pension and a 401(k):

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5 Principles (and the Real Secret) to Accumulating Wealth

Available for Interviews: Lauren Moone

Lauren Moone is an Executive Vice President at Mirador Capital Partners and has been providing investment advice for individuals, families, and institutions for over 13 years.

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on Wealth-building:
 

Wealthy individuals invariably have great stories to tell about how they grew their business or what they have been able to contribute to their community. However they generally leave out the more mundane means of their success: a sound financial plan. By paying attention to some key principles, investors can leverage their assets most effectively for a successful financial future. These are the five principles to wealth-building:

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How Should We React When the Markets Are Up?

Available for Interviews: Harry Abrahamsen

Harry J. Abrahamsen is Founder & CEO Abrahamsen Financial Group. His company offers customized wealth management solutions—creating plans and portfolios that protect, preserve, and grow client’s wealth. He was selected as one of the ten most dependable Wealth Managers in the Mid-Atlantic as published in Forbes magazine.

 

Talking Points / What Harry Abramhamsen is advising his clients:

1. People should be locking in their gains and proceed with caution especially if they are thinking about retiring.

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Is Cryptocurrency a Good Hedge in Your Portfolio?

Available for Interviews: Don Garman

Don Garman is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Mirador Capital Partners and Co-Founder of Tri-Valley Ventures. A seasoned investor in both public and private companies for over 30 years, Don leads Mirador’s Investment Committee and oversees each of the firm’s proprietary investment strategies.

 

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The recent volatility in global markets has investors asking whether they should have some amount of cryptocurrency in their portfolios to hedge against uncertainty. Crypto, as it’s known, and its underlying infrastructure, Blockchain, have been a hotly debated topic in the past few years and now the global pandemic has investors of every age interested in the potential protection against downside risk in the equity markets.

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Recent Study: COVID Impacts Women’s Finances. Here’s How to Rebuild

Available for Interviews: Lauren Oschman

Lauren Oschman, CFP® is a certified financial planner specializing in financial strategies, tax planning, and is an expert in helping physicians manage their finances.

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Rebuilding Investments During Volatility:
 

      • In addition to the wage gap, data suggests there is also a wealth gap—women do not have as much saved for retirement as their male counterparts.
      • According to a survey released in Jan 2021 from the Nationwide Retirement Institute (https://news.nationwide.com/women-investors-concerns/), COVID-19 has widened this retirement preparedness gap.

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The Shocking Truth… Most Wealthy People Do Have Debt!

Available for Interviews: Lauren Oschman

Lauren Oschman, CFP® is a certified financial planner specializing in financial strategies, tax planning, and is an expert in helping physicians manage their finances.

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Debt Strategies of the Wealthy:

Wealthy have debt. They just plan and use their money differently.

      • Public opinion puts a lot of emphasis on being debt-free, but interestingly when you look at many wealthy and financially successful people’s balance sheets, they DO have debt, and sometimes lots of it! 
      • The secret to wealth doesn’t lie in being debt-free, but rather in using each dollar to accomplish its most valuable purpose. 

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