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Lessons From Ruby: Raising Charitable (Grand)kids

If you watch Good Morning America regularly1, or are an avid Facebook user, you may have stumbled across Ruby Kate Chitsey by now. Her story has gone a bit viral. Ruby is an amazing 11-year old whose story connected deeply with me, not just because I also have an almost 11-year old, but because I’m willing to bet Ruby’s generosity was a learned… Continue reading Lessons From Ruby: Raising Charitable (Grand)kids

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It’s Time to Find Out If Your Advisor Is a Fiduciary

Adam and I have been fortunate to meet several new families over the course of the last couple weeks. They found us in many different ways. Two came to us based on a referral from someone working with us already. Another sold a business after 30 years, and now needs to consider what’s next in… Continue reading It’s Time to Find Out If Your Advisor Is a Fiduciary

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7 Considerations When Managing a Financial Windfall

Financial plans tend to change when a client receives an inheritance or some sort of financial windfall. It could be the sale of a business or maybe a substantial signing bonus at a new job. More commonly, it’s an inheritance from a loved one. New considerations come with new wealth. In some ways, the newfound… Continue reading 7 Considerations When Managing a Financial Windfall