Advisors Magazine - January 2018
From Child Actor to Financial Advisor
Mitch Silberman is one of those rare individuals who made a lot of money before hitting puberty. He was a child actor, working all the time in TV and movies and doing voiceovers. When he was older, he used that money to pay for college, travel, and buy used cars. Then the money was gone...
Dramatically Different, Intensely Personal
We look at financial services through a different lens. We know that a one-size-fits-all philosophy doesn’t work for our clients. At Silberman Wealth Strategies, we work with a select group of individuals and families as we devote the time to truly serve each of our client’s individual financial situations. We help solve the challenges that wealth creates. Learn more about our Personal CFO Services.
Avoiding Cognitive Decline
Try these activities to keep your brain sharp.
Apps That Help Achieve Goals
If you find it hard to attain personal life goals, there’s an app for that!
Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.
How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?
The latest trends in travel reflect a rich menu of exciting new possibilities.
How long does a $20 bill last?
The item most homeowners forget on their home improvement project checklist is insurance.
Do you know where the idea of “retirement” comes from?
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.