The Most Important Financial Number? Your Net Worth

Have you ever googled a celebrity’s net worth?  The term “net worth” is often associated with the ultra wealthy, but in reality everyone has their own net worth. True, your net worth may not look as impressive as your favorite entertainer, but, as a veterinarian, it should be a figure much more important to you. Why? Your net worth represents …

Realizations After 5 Days Without a Phone

Last Saturday, our family attended a drive-in movie event sponsored by our town (Tyrone, GA), playing ‘The Grinch Who Stole Christmas’. With nightfall beginning around 5:45pm this time of year, by the time we arrived for the 6pm showing it was dark. Waiting for the movie to begin, we set up our tailgate and our picnic set-up for the children. …

Understanding the Difference Between Mutual Funds and ETF’s

In the world of investing, I can think of very few things that come to mind that could be described as ‘simple’. I could make the argument that the nature of investments and investing is overly complicated and marketed in a way to sway you into thinking that you need to hire a portfolio ‘expert’ if you want to be …

How Much Should I Expect to Pay for College

Let’s face it, with the exception of (maybe) your home, funding college for your child(ren) will be one of the greatest investments you will have made to date. And while changes may soon be around the corner, currently the cost of college continues to rise, far outpacing inflation. One of the most popular questions we receive from parents whose children …

Sequence of Returns Risk Video

Sequence of Returns is a little known risk to your retirement sustainability, particularly in the beginning years of retirement. Learn some strategies which can help mitigate this risk.