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More Questions Than Answers

Financial design studio questions Deer park

More Questions Than Answers Do you ever go through seasons where you have more questions than answers?  And when you get one answer you feel like it just creates even more questions?  This is how I would describe the news of the week and the market movement that followed. Consider in our recent blog posts…

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This Year’s Charles Schwab Conference [Long Version]

This Year’s Charles Schwab Conference [Long Version] I’m writing to you as I fly home fresh from Schwab’s annual conference held in our nation’s capital, Washington D.C.  There couldn’t have been a better place for this year’s conference as we anticipate next week’s mid-term elections and recent market volatility.  To summarize my experience at the…

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[Video] A Thanksgiving Greeting

Financial Design Studio Thanksgiving

[Video] A Thanksgiving Greeting STEPHEN & MICHELLE SMALENBERGER, CFP ® Happy Thanksgiving 🦃 from Michelle and Steve! Were there big changes in your life this year? Let’s sit back and reflect on all to be thankful for this holiday!     VIEW MORE VIDEOS FROM FINANCIAL DESIGN STUDIO  

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Remember To Keep A Thankful Perspective

Remember To Keep A Thankful Perspective

Remember To Keep A Thankful Perspective We talk a lot about keeping a long term perspective.  But what about keeping a thankful perspective? Just like the long term perspective keeps us from making short term investing decisions, a thankful perspective can too. Many of you haven’t forgotten the financial crisis of 2007-2009.  However, have you…

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