Financial Advisor Insights

5 Do's and Don'ts of Investing in Real Estate

by Darrow on November 07, 2017 in Real estate, Investing

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

Owning real property is a goal for many investors. When done properly, investing  […]

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SEP IRA vs Solo 401(k)

by Darrow on September 26, 2017 in Retirement Planning, Business owners, Investing

Updated for 2018. Self-employed business owners have a few options when it comes to saving for retirement. The most common retirement plans for small business owners are the SEP IRA and Solo 401(k), […]

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Stock Options Explained

Stock options or awards can be quite complex. Whether you're just starting out and looking to understand what stock options are or you're ready to develop a strategy for your equity compensation, the […]

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Where to Invest After a 401(k)

by Darrow on September 06, 2017 in Retirement Planning, Infographics, Investing

Contributing the maximum amount to your 401(k), 403(b), or other employer-sponsored retirement plan should be a goal for many investors. Once you achieve it, the question then becomes: where to […]

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How to Diversify Your Investments

Proper diversification of your investments requires more than just holding a diversified portfolio. If you're wondering how to diversify your investments, consider every asset you own as one […]

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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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Does Conventional Investing Even Work?

by Darrow on July 18, 2017 in Infographics, Investing

The conventional (or active) approach to investing is based on the belief that skilled stock-pickers and forecasters can beat the market and pick "winners" with such frequency that the returns […]

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What Should You Do with Excess Cash?

by Darrow on July 11, 2017 in Financial Planning, Infographics, Investing
How much money should you keep in cash and what should you do with excess cash? If you have extra savings in the bank, you may be wondering whether you should invest the money or pay down debt. […]
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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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5 of the Biggest Risks Facing Investors

by Darrow on April 04, 2017 in Investing

This article was originally published on U.S. News by Darrow Wealth Management advisor Kristin McFarland, CFP®

When it comes to managing your investments, there can be a lot of factors to consider. […]

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