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4 Keys to a Strong Financial Foundation for business owners

VanceWealth Business Owner, Financial Planning, Retirement

  At Vance Wealth, we believe financial planning should empower you to achieve what matters most. Our thoughtful process is designed to help you stay the course when things are working, and embrace change when it’s needed to forge a path to something greater. For business owners, this includes a financial plan for your company that’s as comprehensive as your personal plan – and it all starts with four best practices that set up every business for success. “One of the …

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Start The Year With 3 Keys To Financial Success

VanceWealth Financial Planning, Market Commentary, Retirement

There are three keys to starting 2021 with personal and financial success. Here are our recommendations from the Vance Wealth advisors.   After a year like 2020, it might be tempting to jump straight into 2021 and never look back. Last year, we all dealt with massive disruption and change in life and business, so this year, we’re all eager to return to some sense of normalcy. But moving forward without a clear picture of how those changes affect your …

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10 Tax Saving Tips That Must Be Applied Before 2021

VanceWealth Business Owner, Retirement, Tax Issues

We’ve got some great tax-saving tips for you, but they require action before the end of the year. There are only a few weeks left of viable tax planning time in 2020, so let’s dive right in.   Do You Need To Act Now? You may need to pivot your tax plan before the end of the year if any of these factors apply to you: You need to increase your liquidity You’re in a lower tax bracket than a …

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Health Tip – Committed To Continuous Growth in Life & Business

VanceWealth Achieve More, Retirement, Team Update

Maintaining a productive mindset has been a challenge as we all navigate working remotely and engaging with a team in a highly digitized world. Hours spent in front of screens have taken a new toll on our energy levels, and by the end of the day, it’s easy to feel that special kind of “Zoom exhaustion.” Tyler Tilton, Wealth Advisor at Vance Wealth, has a simple trick to keep his energy up and digital burnout at bay. Twice a day, …

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Do I have enough to retire with the lifestyle I had planned?

VanceWealth Market Update, Retirement

If there’s one thing for certain, it’s that most of us don’t like uncertainty. It’s inherent in our nature, we like safety and security. If you’re nearing retirement, you’re probably asking yourself, “do I have enough to retire, with the lifestyle I had planned?” As simple as it sounds, living comfortably comes down to cash flow. You need to analyze your timing, your expected future income, your spending desire, and your portfolio characteristics, such as risk tolerance and asset allocation. …

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Protecting Your Legacy – 5 reasons families lose their legacy over time

VanceWealth Retirement

After a lifetime of success, it all comes down to the family legacy you’ll leave behind. How are you protecting yours? You may have heard the old Chinese adage: “Wealth never survives three generations.” While it may seem like nothing more than a cautionary tale, in practice, passing family wealth from generation to generation is a much more difficult task than most of us anticipate. At Vance Wealth, we pay particular attention to preserving family legacy because, when managed correctly, …

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The Value of a Financial Advisor

VanceWealth Market Commentary, Retirement, Uncategorized

Take any successful athlete and you will find a brilliant coach by their side. On their own, the athlete can oftentimes obtain great results, but with the guidance, experience and insight of their coach, new levels of success can be achieved. You’ll find this in many professions, as executive coaches, business coaches and life coaches can take individuals to new heights, professionally and personally. Financial advisors are no different. As the ‘quarterback’ for their client, the added value of working …

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SECURE Act of 2019

VanceWealth Business Owner, Retirement

For some time now, we’ve been following the SECURE Act as it made its way through Congress. Now the retirement savings reform bill has become law, and we wanted to offer an update on its provisions.   The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act of 2019 broadens the effectiveness of individual retirement accounts and employer-sponsored retirement savings plans. Essentially, it expands access to tax-advantaged retirement savings accounts and, ultimately, aims to help Americans save enough for a …

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7 Social Security Myths & Truths

VanceWealth Retirement

There’s so much at stake when it comes to determining your ideal retirement plan. How do you ensure you’re getting the most from your hard-earned Social Security benefits? Deciding when to file can be confusing enough, as you attempt to juggle the many variables that determine your optimal plan. Yet plenty of misinformation persists around this topic, making it even more difficult to navigate this complex decision. That’s when having someone on your side really makes the difference. Our clients …

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Is now a good time to invest?

jerrodferguson Market Commentary, Retirement, Tax Issues

Q: Is now a good time to invest?   Jerrod Ferguson: “The answer to this question always depends on one thing: When will you need to use the money? Once we know your time horizon and long term financial goals, we can determine how much risk you should take on those investments. If you’re going to be using the money for a very long-term goal like retirement, then yes, it’s likely a good time invest. If you need to spend …