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From the Desk of John Vance

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To Our Vance Wealth Friends and Family,   While we’ve been committed to continuous growth in the office, at home our family has been enjoying the last few months while everything feels the same. We hosted a backyard graduation party with some family and close friends before Lauren and Evan head off to Boise State University in August. We’re all very excited to see them start the next chapter of their lives but until we see them off, we’ll be …

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Health Tip – Committed To Continuous Growth

VanceWealth Achieve More, Community

Director of Client Experience, Robin Strauss, finds that smart technology choices help keep her accountable to her daily goals. Since Robin’s work is relatively sedentary, she makes it a point to get moving every day. Her daily fitness goals include putting in time on her Elliptical machine each morning and walking her dog, Maxie, every night. Using her Apple watch is a crucial component of that routine because it allows her to track her progress throughout the day and course-correct …

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From the Desk of John Vance

VanceWealth Achieve More, Community, Financial Planning, Team Update

To Our Vance Wealth Friends and Family,   Last quarter brought some exciting changes, both personally and professionally. At home, Carmen and I celebrated our two soon to be graduates, Lauren and Evan, as they both chose to attend Boise State University in Idaho. Lauren will be studying nursing, and Evan will pursue business. It just so happened to work out that Boise State was the best fit for both of them, and we’re really excited to watch them start …

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VANCE TEAM MEMBER SPOTLIGHT – A Fond Farewell to Lisa Maloney

VanceWealth Team Update

After nine years with the firm, Director of Business Operations and Chief Compliance Officer Lisa Maloney –more affectionately known as the “office mom” – is leaving the Vance Wealth team. However, she will always be part of the family. Lisa’s planning on spending much of her downtime with her mother, whom she is currently caring for. “My Mom has been a lifelong support system for me,” Lisa shared, “so I feel fortunate to have this time to spend with her.” …

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3 Myths & Truths About College Savings That Will Raise Your Spirits

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College savings can feel like an impossible task thanks to these three common myths; however, the truth is bound to lift your spirits and help you get started.   For many families, saving for college is such a daunting task that it ends up feeling more defeating than empowering. There are a handful of myths and misconceptions about the college savings process that can be even more immobilizing, preventing parents from ever getting started. At Vance Wealth, it’s our mission …

JV - To Our Vance Wealth Friends and Family

To Our Vance Wealth Friends and Family

VanceWealth Team Update

The past quarter brought many changes to business as usual, and though we’ve all been adjusting, I was proud to watch the Vance Wealth team find its groove with the same urgency and passion I value so much. Half of the team has chosen to work from home, and half of us have decided to continue working in the office while practicing safe social distancing. Regardless of where we choose to show up, however, we’ve all been grateful for the …

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Keeping Calm – Even in Crisis

VanceWealth Market Commentary

So much of what we aspire to in financial planning is simply freedom – freedom of your time, freedom to pursue opportunity, freedom to achieve purpose. When it allows you to live the life you’ve always imagined, working toward financial independence is a very empowering experience. But the recent global pandemic has challenged our notion of freedom on many fronts. We’re learning to live with new limitations as we put the health and safety of our loved ones and neighbors …

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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, …