Happy Summer! I hope this newsletter finds you well and that you enjoyed Independence Day last week. We closed the office for two days for the team to better enjoy the mid-week holiday. My family spent the day catching up on projects around the house while reminding our younger kids that the 4th of July was not the official holiday of staring at online videos, then convinced our kids into a nice 9 holes of golf and a family dinner. Although not the most stressful or energetic of celebrations, it was still a tad difficult to get back into the swing of things come Friday morning! I suppose that is the downside of having a holiday in the middle of the week. You don’t want the fun to stop.
For investors, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed by the relentless stream of news about markets. The right financial advisor can play a vital role in keeping you focused on what really matters. Watch this informative video from Dimensional Fund Advisors to learn more about the value that a financial advisor can bring to your investment experience.
Getting a clear financial picture can help ease the transition into retirement because, at the very least, you’ll know what accounts you will be drawing from, where they are being managed, how your investments can continue to generate income for you, and what tax liabilities they may impose. It requires discipline and clarity to keep your finances organized before and during retirement.
How a Female Financial Pioneer is Reshaping Women’s Experiences in Wealth
By: Roya Rodieck
When 18-year-old Kathleen Longo got to Purdue in 1988, her academic ambition was guided by a fierce love of numbers. She majored in economics at the outset of her collegiate career. The field offered the interplay of numbers and ‘real world impact’ that she sought, making it the best fit for her aptitudes and interests—or so she thought.
In a serendipitous moment, a classmate at Purdue suggested she take a financial planning course, meant to introduce students to the financial planning and counseling major at large. She found herself besotted with the curriculum, and a realization swiftly materialized.