Financial Design Studio Financial Short Cut

Be Careful Of Financial Short Cuts At various times in your life you may remember when you tried to find a short-cut.  And if you decided to take that short-cut did it help you in the long run to achieve the goals you were hoping for? Your finances and investing short-cuts are no different. You…

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Don’t Get Caught in the War of Words This week we have seen the trade talks now move to a new stage.  Moving from mere words to actual follow-through of them have many considering what action to take.  We want to caution you not to get caught in the middle of this war of words.…

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[Video] Summer Ideas For Kids MICHELLE SMALENBERGER, CFP ® School’s out so what’s a kid to do?  We want to help give you some ideas to keep them busy this summer while it’s warm outside. (Work) Mowing lawns: They can do jobs appropriate to their age and get paid for them. (Work) Gardening: Just learning…

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[Video] Happy Father’s Day STEPHEN & MICHELLE SMALENBERGER, EA & CFP® We wanted to share some things we learned from our dads on Father’s Day! Steve: I can remember a time when my parents dropped me off for camp and my dad saying, “If you want friends you have to be a friend.” My dad…

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