A Great Achievement Earned by Our Director of 401(k) Advisory Services

April 2020  By: TFGADMIN
A Great Achievement Earned by Our Director of 401(k) Advisory Services
The Fiduciary Group is pleased to announce that Kyle Powers, Director of 401(k) Advisory Services, has successfully completed all of the requirements of the CFP® Certification program and is now a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional.  To earn the right to use the CFP® marks, an individual...

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Planning Amid Uncertainty

April 2020  By: MICHAEL McLEOD, CFP®, CTFA
Planning Amid Uncertainty
In times of heightened volatility and uncertainty, it’s helpful to revisit the fundamental question of why we plan and invest in the first place.  As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, we will continue to see significant and wide-ranging implications on many aspects of our daily lives,...

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Traditional vs. Roth IRA: Which Option is Best for You?

April 2020  By: KYLE POWERS, CFP®, MBA, AIF
Traditional vs. Roth IRA: Which Option is Best for You?
You’ve been working hard and earning income for years, hopefully saving a portion of your earnings for retirement. With most pensions having gone away, retirement savings accounts like an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) are going to be your safeguard or reserve to generate retirement income....

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Understanding SECURE Act Changes

January 2020  By: KYLE POWERS, CFP®, MBA, AIF
Understanding SECURE Act Changes
Each new calendar year brings about changes in our savings and retirement planning efforts, and 2020 is no exception.  With the December 2019 signing of the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act, Congress set out “to make significant progress in fixing our nation’s...

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5 Ways to Ease the Transition Before and After Retirement

December 2019  By: JOEL GOODMAN, CFA
5 Ways to Ease the Transition Before and After Retirement
You’ve worked hard your entire career, creating an exceptional track record at work and building a successful, fulfilling life for your family. Retirement is on the horizon – or, perhaps, it’s already here.

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Year-End Planning Strategies

November 2019  By: MICHAEL McLEOD, CFP®, CTFA
Year-End Planning Strategies
It always seems hard to believe, but another year is nearing a close and the holiday season is upon us. Now that we are in the final months of 2019, The Fiduciary Group team is hard at work helping our clients address a variety of year-end planning considerations.  The end of the year is a natural...

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Is Your Company’s 401(k) Plan Truly Looking Out for Employees?

November 2019  By: JULIA BUTLER, CFP®, JD, MBA, CFEI
Is Your Company’s 401(k) Plan Truly Looking Out for Employees?
As a responsible employer, you want the best for your team members and your company. In today’s competitive job market, it’s important to offer your employees an effective 401(k) plan that will help them achieve financial success in retirement as well as improve their overall financial wellness in...

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The Importance of the CFP® Designation

September 2019  By: MICHAEL McLEOD, CFP®, CTFA
The Importance of the CFP® Designation
Our clients are successful because they’re great at what they do, whether they own a local company, run a family-owned business or lead a large corporation. For clients who have a demanding work schedule, finding the time to focus on personal finances can be challenging, which is why it’s important...

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Multigenerational Family Unity and Prosperity

August 2019  By: JULIA BUTLER, CFP®, JD, MBA, CFEI
Multigenerational Family Unity and Prosperity
If you could see your children, grandchildren, and great-grand children together at a family gathering 50 years from now, what would you want to see and hear?

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Establish Trusts to Create Peace of Mind

July 2019  By: MALCOLM BUTLER, JD
Establish Trusts to Create Peace of Mind
I recently had an older client with a significant net worth who spent most of his life in good health, but experienced a severe mental decline in his final years. Unfortunately, he never set up a trust to protect his assets, so it became challenging to look out for his best interests using only a...

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