Submitted by Legacy Planning Advisors, Inc. on July 11th, 2014
When I first began my financial planning career almost 25 years ago, I was influenced and impacted by Mr. John Keeble. To many he was known as the Father of Financial Planning. That’s a story for another day! One of the tenets he believed and which underlies our principles here at Legacy planning Group is the following:
Submitted by Legacy Planning Advisors, Inc. on July 7th, 2014
In 1931 you could buy gas for 17 cents and a stamp for 2 cents. In 2000, the average gallon of gas cost $1.50 and a stamp was 33 cents. Today, it seems like prices will rise between me writing this sentence and publishing this blog!! People frequently ask me why inflation feels worse than the official statistics lead us to believe.
Submitted by Legacy Planning Advisors, Inc. on March 27th, 2014
See how $1 invested in the total U.S. market grew from 1927-2013—as well as what was in the headlines in Time Magazine. As the video shows, short-term news events generally have little long-term effect on the market's continuing growth.