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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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Know How You're Invested

by Darrow on January 25, 2017 in Asset Management, Investing

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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Are You Holding Too Much Cash?

by Darrow on November 30, 2016 in Financial Planning, Investing, Debt Management

You may want to think twice before taking the old saying cash is king too literally. In the low interest rate environment of the last decade, holding cash will yield a real negative return (after […]

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