Sudden Wealth

Turn Sudden Wealth Into Forever Wealth

VanceWealth Sudden Wealth

We’ve all imagined coming into sudden wealth at some point, so what does your dream look like? Maybe it’s a business sale, a massive sign-on bonus, book royalties, a wildly popular invention, or even YouTube stardom. Perhaps you know you’ll eventually experience sudden wealth by receiving an inheritance. Well, what if that money became real? How would you handle it? Would you end up bankrupt, as many others do after receiving a lump sum or would you be able to …

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CalSavers Penalties on the Horizon

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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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Vance Team Member Spotlight: Meet Kathy Spencer, Director of People and Culture

VanceWealth Team Update

As the firm’s Director of People and Culture, Kathy Spencer is dedicated to helping the team create balance in business and life, so they can all achieve more together. Raised in Santa Clarita, Kathy earned her bachelor’s degree in marketing with an emphasis in communications from California State University, Northridge. She began her career in sales for Pactel, a position that eventually grew into management and sales training as Pactel became Verizon. After a decade in sales, Kathy branched out …

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In the Community: Connection & Giving In 2021

VanceWealth Charitable Giving, Community

Vance Wealth is built on a set of shared values, and as we looked back at 2021, we noticed a particular focus on one – the desire to get more involved in the community. “When we defined our core values as a firm, we knew we wanted our team to be charitably inclined and community-minded. This is a shared value of many of our clients as well,” said John Vance, President and Visionary of Vance Wealth. We proudly announce that …

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

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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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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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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. …

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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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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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Daily Steps To Long Term Success – The Importance of Operational Efficiency for Business Owners

VanceWealth Achieve More, Business Owner, Community

If a financial plan is a company’s roadmap to success, then its operations are the daily steps to achieve that success. That’s why it’s so important to have a financial planning team that not only understands your goals, but also offers the tools and advice to help you put them in motion. After all, your planning is only as effective as your operations. “One of the areas we create a constant conversation around is implementation, for business owners, that means …