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Sharing The Best of 2021

BY Kristin Castner, CFA IN Heritage Media Library
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As we close out the 2021 calendar year, here is a recap of our most popular blogs from the last twelve months. An Investment Guy’s Review of Solar Panels Are solar panels right for you? There are many considerations, but the big three are: (1) Do you plan on staying in your home for at …

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Optimists Get Rich, Cynics Get Airtime

BY Sammy Azzouz IN Heritage Media Library
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Optimism changed human history and created economic growth. It brought the scientific revolution and a belief in progress according to Yuval Noah Harari’s, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind. Economic growth didn’t exist until the modern age. The ingredients did, including credit, which dates back to Ancient Sumer. However, people didn’t lend and borrow until …

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Markets, Interest Rates, and Human Kindness

BY Kristin Castner, CFA IN Heritage Media Library
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For the most part, we use our blog to share information about markets, economics, and financial planning strategies. But wealth is about more than just money and markets. It’s also about relationships, life’s work, health, and more. So, this week we have something for everyone. If you’re looking for a comprehensive update on what’s happening …

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Meet Two of Our Best Problem-Solvers

BY Kristin Castner, CFA IN Heritage Media Library
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When we started our weekly blog series almost one year ago, our primary goal was to proactively share our thoughts on all things finance and investing. After all, we are wealth managers. But our business is one that is built on trusted relationships. And trust comes from knowing someone enough to like them. That means …

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A Few Final Thoughts Before Summer

BY Kristin Castner, CFA IN Heritage Media Library
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Memorial Day weekend 2021 is in the books. All of us at Heritage Financial want to express our sincere gratitude to all our veterans and active service members. We hope that many of you, like us, got back to some of your traditions during this year’s long holiday weekend. It’s also the unofficial start to …

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Feeling Stressed Out? We Can Help.

BY Kristin Castner, CFA IN Heritage Media Library
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In honor of Financial Literacy Month, the professionals at Heritage Financial are sharing their go-to resources for building and maintaining financial knowledge. Why is this so important? Well… WORLDWIDE, ONLY 1/3 OF ADULTS UNDERSTAND BASIC FINANCIAL CONCEPTS. And according to a survey by Capital One, finances are the number one cause of stress for Americans. …

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Are You Behaving Like a Serious Investor?

BY Sammy Azzouz IN Heritage Media Library
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There’s a new addition to the personal finance book hall of fame: The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel Housel is an excellent finance writer and former columnist for The Motley Fool and Wall St. Journal. He currently blogs for the Collaborative Fund. This is his first book. Its premise is simple. Doing well with …

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A Unique Approach to Multi-Generational Wealth Transfer

BY Kristin Castner, CFA IN Heritage Media Library
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At Heritage Financial, we know that wealth is so much more than a nest egg. It’s why we take such a comprehensive approach to understanding every detail of our clients’ long-term goals. It’s why we provide access to more than just investments, financial planning and wealth management strategies through our Concierge Program. It’s also why …

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Solving the Spend vs. Save Dilemma

BY Kristin Castner, CFA IN Heritage Media Library
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Spent money can’t grow. In the book, Beyond the Basics – Maximizing, Allocating and Protecting Your Capital, author Sammy Azzouz, JD, CFP and President of Heritage Financial says: “Saving money is a more important skill than making it.” Why? Because compound growth – earning returns on your previous returns – is powerful. But wealth is …

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