Bigger Picture, Financial Planning, Millennials

A New Breed of Advisors

“And if someone chooses a different wealth management firm because this whole squad’s rockin’ Nikes and New Balance, then frankly, we’ve dodged a bullet. That’s the wrong client for us. We want to work with people who are talking to us for the right reason – wealth management, investing expertise and true financial advice.”     -Josh Brown Amen.   It’s always…

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Bigger Picture, Investing, Millennials

Money and Happiness

Does more money bring greater happiness? Logic would suggest yes; after all, we all talk about what we would do if we had more money, but science suggests otherwise. According to science, more money brings more happiness, but only up to a certain point. This is a very intriguing phenomenon, and if you are interested learning more, check out the…

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Millennials, Vlog, Whiteboard Series

Whiteboard Series: Dollar Cost Averaging

Today we’re going to cover one of the basics of saving and investing: Dollar Cost Averaging.     Disclaimer: Nothing on this blog should be considered advice, or recommendations. If you have questions pertaining your individual situation you should consult your financial advisor. For all of the disclaimers, please see my disclaimers page.

Investing, Millennials

Awww SNAP!

Important: In today’s post we will be discussing specific stocks; the inclusion of these stocks in this post is NOT a recommendation to buy or sell. They are included only to illustrate the difficulty and risk of investing in IPOs. They say buy what you know. Well, the Millennials who followed that old adage and invested in Snap Inc.,…

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Investing, Millennials

Guest Post on Live Wonderfull

My friends over at Live Wonderfull have a great blog covering everything Millennials (and really everyone) are most concerned with: work, wellness and travel. You should give them a follow, and you should probably start today… I had the fortune of contributing to their “Let’s Talk Money Mondays” series, and this week I cover how portfolio income can help supplement your…

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Baby Boomers, Bigger Picture, Millennials

RL Wealth Management on Social Media

Can’t get enough? Make sure to follow my firm, RL Wealth Management, L.L.C., on Instagram and Facebook, and since you’re at it, follow me on Twitter. You’ll get even more content, a behind the scenes look at RLWM, and the occasional family post–these might be the best. RL Wealth Management Instagram @RLWealthManagement RL Wealth Management Facebook @RLWealthManagement Twitter @Jus10Castelli  …

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Baby Boomers, Bigger Picture, Economics, Financial Planning, Millennials

WSJ: The Challenge of Our Disruptive Era

“We are entering an era in which we’re going to have to create a society of life long learners” -Ben Sasse Ben Sasse’s commentary in the Wall Street Journal addresses a very important topic, one I’m not sure the majority of the public is thinking about. We are experiencing a fundamental change in our economy, and this type of transition…

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Financial Planning, Insurance, Millennials, Vlog

Vlog: Life Insurance Through Your Employer

With the exception of not having a will, inadequate life insurance is one of the most common “mistakes” I see when meeting with young families. Understandably, no one wants to have the conversation surrounding life insurance, and too often there is a false sense of security because of the life insurance coverage provided by employers. For my first video blog, aka…

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