Author Archives: Ben Birken

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Woodward Financial Advisors to Teach Retirement Planning Class: October/November, 2017

Woodward Financial Advisors will once again teach a retirement planning class on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. Several clients and blog readers are graduates of this course, and reviews have been consistently positive. Our next course offering will be in October/November, 2017. … Continue reading

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Trust the Process

Over the last 4 years, the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers have consistently lost in historic fashion. Strange as it might sound, this was intentional: the worst team each year has the highest odds of winning an early pick in the next … Continue reading

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Wednesday Morning, 3 AM: Estate Planning for the Little Things

A couple of nights before my kids and I left on a recent family visit to California, I woke up at 3 AM from a nightmare that involved a plane crash and thought, “If that plane goes down, my wife … Continue reading

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Internet, Email and Phone Outage

Woodward Financial Advisors is currently experiencing an internet outage, which is impacting our ability to send and receive emails or make and receive phone calls. This outage appears to be impacting a significant portion of the NC Triangle area. As … Continue reading

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