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5 Ways To Build A Meaningful Career Legacy

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Legacy is about much more than a dollar amount. After you’ve poured your heart and soul into a business, it represents a significant part of your life’s work. Not only do you want it to thrive after you’re gone, but you also want to know that your impact made a difference – to you, your staff, your clients, and your community. Here are our top five tips for building a meaningful career legacy.   Build a Strong Team One of the strongest marks of …

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2022 Quarter 2 Market Update

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Spring has sprung! Easter weekend passed us by, and the year has begun as expected; volatility is back. Volatility creates opportunity, and to be a good long-term investor, one must take the good with the bad. Over the last 20 years, 24 of the 25 best days in the market occurred within one month of one of the 25 worst days1. Another way of putting it is that market timing is not a recommended investment strategy.   There is usually …

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CalSavers Penalties on the Horizon

VanceWealth Business Owner

CalSavers is getting ready to impose penalties on employers with more than 100 workers with no retirement plan who haven’t registered—and it’s not cheap. Read more.  It is important to understand the business requirement of CalSavers vs. a qualified retirement plan. Learn the difference. At Advanced 401k Solutions, we collaborate with employers to align their retirement plans with their company goals. All while helping meet California State requirements. If you are an employer with 5 or more employees, please reach …

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The Value of an Advisor: From Optimized Portfolios To Unemotional Decisions

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One of the most significant ways we believe we add value to our clients’ lives is simply by helping them see what they may not see on their own. We might find opportunities for growth in their portfolio, establish their first comprehensive financial plan, or provide a vital sense of peace in those moments when emotions run high. We strive to help restore order and confidence, even in life’s most human moments. “That’s the real value of working with someone …

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Patti’s Perspective: 5 Tax-Saving Tips that must be applied by year end.

Shanele Stoll Tax Issues, Woman's Wealth

As we head into the Fall, my favorite time of year, I’m all about the pumpkin spice. Yes, I’m one of those- I love everything pumpkin! Don’t judge me. But, at Vance Wealth, this time of year is all about year-end tax planning. Here are 5 Tax-Saving Tips that must be applied by year end: Convert your IRA to a Roth IRA: With a Roth IRA, all future withdrawals are tax free, and all gains and earnings grow tax free. …

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Making Happiness A Habit – Learning To Find The Small Wins In Financial Planning & Beyond

Shanele Stoll Achieve More, Financial Planning

Learning To Find The Small Wins In Financial Planning & Beyond Whether you’re living for the weekend or counting the days until retirement, we all know delaying happiness in the hope that “the next big achievement” will deliver it is no way to live. Yet, we’ve all done it. How many days have you completed everything on your daily to-do list, only to receive 30 minutes of peace at the end of the night – if that – before the …

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Restoring Confidence: After the loss of a spouse the last thing you want to worry about is Money.

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The loss of a spouse is something we spend nearly our entire lives fearing, which also means we don’t typically spend a lot of time thinking — or planning — for this kind of event. But in a moment of devastating pain, having a plan gives you the confidence to focus on what really matters, rather than worrying about where the money will come from. “It’s our job to help you protect those who matter most, and that’s more than …

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Attract Top Talent With Superior Benefits – Employee Financial Wellness

Shanele Stoll Business Owner

As an employer, it’s easy to dismiss your employee’s financial wellness as a personal matter. If it affects business, however, then it becomes your business. An annual PwC Employee Financial Wellness Survey found that 35% of employees are distracted at work due to financial matters. Additionally, a study by Fidelity Investments found that employees with high debt miss more work on average than those with minimal debt. To make matters worse, 45% of Baby Boomers have no retirement savings at all, according …

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In the Community: Networking with NextSCV

Shanele Stoll Community, Team Update

Calling all young professionals! NextSCV, the SCV Chamber of Commerce young professionals council, came back with an in-person event that featured team trivia, local brews, and a seriously good time. On June 23, Vance Wealth team members Jerrod Ferguson and Tara White co-chaired a sold-out NextSCV Trivia Night alongside co-chair Chris Page from The City of Santa Clarita. Hosted on the open-air Wolf Creek Brewery patio, the event brought together 70 of Santa Clarita’s emerging young leaders to celebrate the return …

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2021 Q2 Investment Update

VanceWealth Financial Planning, Market Update

We’ve officially surpassed the 1-Year Anniversary of this pandemic. I do not think any of us realized it would go on for this long, considering what we were told in the beginning. When we look back over the past year, I feel like in general it flew by because we did not really do much and everything seemed to blend together. But, while we were in it, the time seemed to crawl by day to day and week to week. …