Monthly Archives: August 2020

Strategies for Growth – Both Now and in the Future

Mike McGlothlin, ChFC®, CLU®, CFP® Your clients aren’t the only ones transitioning to retirement. Our industry is also experiencing a shift as many advisors think about transitioning their book of business to the next generation or to an outside financial planner. With so much transition, how do you drive value to your business? How do […]

Tip of the Week

Getting Beyond the Financial Markets to Personal Meaning Large-scale negative circumstances affecting financial markets like the historic drop in 2020 after long-term robust gains are often unexpected. The resulting stress on both advisors and clients is not. However, experience with similar circumstances and prior responses can be a useful and positive countermeasure to the typical […]

DOL ESG Investments


The DOL recently (June 23, 2020) updated its “investment duties” regulation to provide further guidance in light of recent trends in environmental, social, and governance (“ESG”) investing. As the DOL increases its investigations and inquiries into ESG investments held by retirement plans, Plan Fiduciaries should review their plan investments and policies to

Tip of the Week

Identifying  Who Worries and the Associated Stressors The ability to make informed and effective decisions, especially related to personal finances and/or money management, is important for financial well-being. One of the many roles of financial advisors is to provide clients with advice and information to aid in this process. To do this effectively, advisors  must […]