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“Change is the end result of all true learning.”

– Leo Buscaglia


For years our firm has been on the lookout for a source of new and timely information that would benefit our clients, content we judge our clients would find helpful and relevant as they work toward their financial goals. Our search is ended, and we are excited to share with you a new feature on our website. It provides an impressive collection of articles, calculators, videos, and presentations pertaining to Retirement, Estate Planning, Investments, Insurance, Lifestyle, and more.

This material is well written, informative, interesting, and relevant. You’ll want to visit often since it’s also updated frequently. Set a goal for yourself to read one article or watch one video per week. What a great way to educate yourself and build awareness of all the components of your financial picture…at your convenience, your pace, in the comfort of your home.


Click here for links to our favorite and most useful third-party websites, services, and apps.

Brian’s Blog

Catch up on Brian’s Blog with these recent posts.

Now What?

Now What?

This is a time of year when we to celebrate our high school and college graduates.  It is an exciting, sometimes thrilling time for our young people as they step out on the edge of the nest, test their wings and leap into their future.  And that is almost exactly how...

When the Proud are Humbled

When the Proud are Humbled

In our last quarterly newsletter for our clients, the theme was “Healthy Living”, and my contribution was all of the things we can do to help our immune system, in addition to the preventive measures we can take to avoid contracting Covid.  Within 24-48 hours of that...

The First Meeting

The First Meeting

  Meeting with a financial advisor for the first time can feel intimidating. In this video Brian gives you an idea of what you can expect during a first meeting with Intentional Wealth Advisors....

What do YOU want?

What do YOU want?

All I want is a new paddle for my stand-up paddle board and a new bike.  Is that too much to ask for?  Apparently, it is. Last summer, a friend loaned me his very nice carbon fiber paddle to try out while I was paddling on my board.  Previously, I would have told you...

Weekly Market Commentary

Catch up on the Weekly Market Commentary with these recent issues.

June 14, 2021

The Markets It’s transitory. It’s not transitory. It’s transitory. It’s not transitory. Media analysts were plucking the inflation daisy petals last week. On Thursday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the Consumer Price Index Summary, which showed prices were...

June 7, 2021

The Markets Pulling the economy out of the shed. If you’ve ever stored tools or machinery in a shed or garage for an extended period of time, you know they often need some care and repair to function properly. The same appears to be true of the pandemic economy....

June 1, 2021

The Markets Are we at a tipping point? One side effect of the pandemic was a collapse in demand for oil, which led to “the largest revision to the value of the oil industry’s assets in at least a decade,” reported Collin Eaton and Sarah McFarlane of The Wall Street...

May 24, 2021

The Markets What do markets hate? They hate uncertainty, and recently there has been plenty of it. Some of the questions plaguing economists and pundits include: Why aren’t people returning to work? Americans, like people in other parts of the world, have not been...

8 Good Reasons

Here are eight good reasons why working with a certified financial planner can help improve your financial future.

MFS Infosheets

MFS Investments publishes “infosheets” on a range of personal financial issues. We have found them to be uniformly interesting, well written, and worth sharing with our friends and clients.

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