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5 Ways to Find Your Financial Independence This Year

The Fourth of July is an exciting holiday that marks the independence of our nation with the signing of the Declaration of Independence. As you celebrate with hot dogs, fireworks and pool parties this year, consider this: 2021 could be your year to start finding financial freedom of your own.

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Understanding Inflation: What Investors Need to Know

Following a year of economic instability, it appears that many of us are turning our attention to something that’s been around for decades, but has recently piqued national interest – inflation. In fact, a recent study found that people are Googling the word “inflation” at a rapid rate, with a

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5 Techniques to Overcome Financial Stress

Money is the second leading cause of stress amongst adults.1 If you find yourself worried about your financial wellbeing, you’re not alone – and there are things you can do to make it better. Financial stress can stop even the most productive people in their tracks, causing sleepless nights, avoidance of

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7 Tips For Protecting Your Assets Throughout a Divorce

Divorce is emotional, and financial protection may not always be top of mind. But being cautious and prepared early on can help prevent financial stress later down the line. If you’re amidst a divorce or considering the process, keep these seven tips in mind.

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Cryptocurrency? 3 Things You Need to Know

Cryptocurrency is making headlines and it seems like everyone is diving into this new market. But what exactly are they diving into? And, more important, should you join them? I made a 2-minute video discussing the top three things you need to know before you decide whether to jump in

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Active vs. Passive Investing: Here’s what you need to know

Even with the onset of COVID-19, major online brokers saw new accounts grow as much as 170 percent in the first quarter of 2020.1 For investors, whether working with an advisor or taking a DIY approach, it’s important to understand the fundamental differences between two common investing practices – active and

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Gamestop, memes, and market volatility

  Did you hear #GameStop went viral?   It’s been a long (and strange) week so I figured I’d provide a quick guide to the market frenzy you’re seeing in the headlines.   Long update ahead. (Buckle up, it’s a little complicated.)   What is GameStop and why does everyone

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Understanding Your Risk Tolerance

One of the very first things we discuss with our clients is risk tolerance. How do you handle risk? How do you feel towards money? And, so on. This is an incredibly important part of the financial planning process and it helps us do a better job of providing #fiduciary

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Why are fee-only advisors different? Three key things…

Hi, I’m Jamie with Woodson Wealth Management, and I’m going to help you sidestep some major headaches, save you time, and put more money in your pocket. First – some quick background about the changing financial services industry: Over the last 15 years, our industry has gone through some dramatic

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