Financial Advisor Insights

The Truth About Market Timing

by Kristin McFarland, CFP® on November 13, 2018 in Investing

The debate about whether investors can regularly 'beat' the market by timing when to buy and sell is not new. At the most basic level, individual and institutional investors have the same goal: to […]

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Can You Save Too Much for Retirement?

Updated for 2019. With regular headlines reporting on the retirement savings shortfall facing many Americans, it may seem odd to consider whether it’s possible to save too much for retirement. […]

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Retirement Planning with a 403(b)

Updated for 2019. Although the 401(k) retirement plan is more common, many Americans have access to a similar employer-sponsored retirement plan called a 403(b) plan. 403(b) plans are generally used […]

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

by Kristin McFarland, CFP® 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)

Updated for 2019. 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 Save After Maxing Out Your 401(k)

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?

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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