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How to Manage Your Investments

Like many things in life, managing your own investments becomes more complex as you get older. For young professionals just starting out, it often makes sense to do the required research and […]

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How Often Should You Rebalance Your 401(k)?

Like any investment account, rebalancing your 401(k) or 403(b) retirement plan is an important part of a successful strategy. Without periodic rebalancing, your asset allocation (the percentage of […]

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What Should You Do with a Windfall?

Wondering what to do with a windfall? Perhaps you have received an inheritance or experienced a liquidity event from company stock. Now you need to know how to use the proceeds to maximize the […]

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How Much Money Should I Have in Employer Stock?

It is not uncommon for employees with stock options or equity based compensation to hold too much employer stock. Employees don’t often realize how much of their financial future is tied to their […]

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Are You Holding Employer Stock in Your Retirement Plan?

Investing your 401(k) in company stock can be quite risky. Although companies are scaling back on the practice, there are still many big U.S. firms that allow participants to buy employer stock in […]

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Know How You're Invested

This article was originally published on U.S. News by Kristin McFarland, Wealth Advisor at Darrow Wealth Management.

Whether you manage your own money or hire a professional advisor to do so on your […]

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Using Risk Tolerance and Asset Allocation to Achieve Your Goals

How aggressively you should be invested depends on more than just your risk tolerance. Some investors are much more emotionally risk averse than their goals will allow for. The question then becomes: […]

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Reshape the Way You Measure Your Portfolio's Success

by Kristin McKenna, CFP® on March 10, 2016 in Asset Management

This article was originally published onU.S. News by Kristin McFarland, Wealth Advisor at Darrow Wealth Management. Most investors focus on traditional benchmarks, such as the Standard & Poor's 500 […]

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Should You Convert a Traditional IRA to a Roth IRA?

Updated for 2020. It does not always make sense to convert a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA.  Deciding to convert a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA can be difficult as there are a number of assumptions […]

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Your 401(k) Loan Is Costing More Than You Think

This article was originally published onU.S. News by Kristin McFarland, Wealth Advisor at Darrow Wealth ManagementMost people who borrow against their retirement account will never fully recover.

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