Posts by Taylor Stanfill, CFP®

20 Second Advisor: Now and Then

Markets have been up and down this year, which can be hard for many investors to live with. During periods like these, hearing stories about how other people deal with uncertainty can be helpful. Dave Goetsch is an executive producer of The Big Bang Theory. Even though he and the other writers on the show make…

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20 Second Advisor: Traditional vs. ROTH

This concept is extremely important and can have a massive impact on your retirement. Here it is short and sweet: Traditional IRA / 401k – Save tax today; pay taxes later (in retirement). When you make contributions to a Traditional IRA / 401k, you reduce your taxable income NOW. When you retire and begin pulling…

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Bitcoin…What Is It and Should You Invest In It?

More and more people are asking about Bitcoin. If you haven’t heard of Bitcoin, it’s one type of Cryptocurrency. The first question people ask is What is Bitcoin? This article provides a straightforward explanation. Another question we get asked is “should I invest in it?” For the vast majority of you…NO! There is too much risk…

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How to Be Financially Thankful This Season

Thanksgiving was last week which means we have officially entered the Holiday season. Aren’t we supposed to feel good this time of year? Aren’t we supposed to be thankful for our family, friends, jobs, etc? Isn’t everything supposed to be right in the world? What does it mean to be financially thankful? I propose that…

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Why Don’t We Take Better Care Of Ourselves?

This is an article written by a friend of mine, Ann-Marie Giglio. Ann-Marie owns Core Matters, a fitness studio in Roswell, GA. I love her approach to fitness and nutrition. When I read this article, I immediately thought of the parallels between this and our finances. Often times, the barriers to making progress in our…

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Hurricane Relief – WE Can Help!

The pictures and stories resulting from Hurricane Harvey & Irma have been overwhelming! People’s lives have been devastated. You and I can help! There are many different organizations that are making a difference. Convoy Of Hope is one. Watch this video and consider donating towards their relief efforts by clicking on the link below the…

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Discuss Your Money With Your Kids?

I am seeing more and more situations where a client or someone I know is going to inherit significant wealth, but their family, who is currently living and has the money, doesn’t want to discuss the details. This is usually a parent / grandparent leaving money to their kids / grandkids. Money and death are…

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