Category Archives: Current Events

Show Me the Money, or Not

The Woodward staff includes folks who bring together different financial planning perspectives.  In this post, Joe and Allison are going to provide us with different viewpoints on US Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky and her recent decision to turn down a … Continue reading

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Powerball, Happiness and Spending

The first week of 2016 has presented us with two very different financial stories, both of which were record-setting in their own way. The stock market had its worst opening week ever, and the multi-state Powerball lottery looks to sport … Continue reading

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What Can Hurricane Joaquin Teach Us About Retirement Planning?

You’ve undoubtedly been hit over the head by Hurricane Joaquin coverage the last couple days, with more reporting sure to come over the next week.  If you weren’t familiar with the “cone of uncertainty” before, you most assuredly will be … Continue reading

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You’re Fired! Why It’s Important to Ask Why You Hire a Financial Advisor, Not Just How

Kevin Noblet is not a household name, but he quickly gained some fame in financial advisory circles after his article about why he fired his financial adviser after just 9 months ran in the August, 29t, 2014 edition of the … Continue reading

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