Sarah Duey I once had clients with only one daughter. They created a trust for only their grandchild without ever telling their daughter why. As the trustees, we worked with this daughter, because her child was still a minor. There were hard feelings — a lot of wondering why her parents …Continue Reading!
As we approach the halfway mark of 2022, it seems like a great time to revisit what we learned last year. Reflection on the past can lead us through the three stages of gratitude: recognition, acknowledgment, and appreciation. Tune in as the Wise Counsel Wealth advisory team shares their stories.
It’s almost impossible not to feel anxious at the dips and dives the stock market has been taking recently, compounded by relentless inflation-focused headlines. That’s why you might be surprised to learn there’s a lot of positive news to be had, despite the market uncertainty.
By Craig Lemoine, Director of Consumer Investment Research I often find college savings at the top of my pile of financial stressors. Unless I find a money tree in my backyard, my oldest child is going to turn 18 well before I retire. We all have different values surrounding the educ …
Where is the Money Tree? How to Teach Kids About Money, Credit Cards, Saving, Investing, Venmo and More
Craig Lemoine, Director of Consumer Investment Research Ask kids what they think money is, and you get some interesting responses. Over the last month, I asked my friends, family and neighbors if I could pose a question to their children about money. Their answers covered it all …
Spending time with our friends and family, or taking time for our personal self-care, doesn’t have to cost much. We all love a great concert with our favorite musician or going out to try a new restaurant that a coworker told us about.
Tom Fridrich, Senior Wealth Planner You’re in a good position in your life. You’ve built up your wealth, perhaps from a successful business or working in corporate America. You might feel it’s time to start winding down and that you’re in a place where you’re figuring out whether to tran …