The Glassman Wealth Blog

What We’re Reading: Not Impossible by Mick Ebeling

Oftentimes the biggest obstacle between an individual and their success isn’t an outside factor or influence. The overwhelming scope of a goal can make many people hesitate, and that self-doubt might prevent a project from ever taking off. Success might seem impossible, and people balk at that fear of failure. Mick Ebeling proves what can…

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Are Financial Advisors Worth the Cost?

It’s now possible to invest for basically nothing. On one side of the cost spectrum are firms like Vanguard and Betterment, who are commoditizing low-cost investing. On the other side are the old-school brokers, potentially selling expensive investment and insurance products to clients. Somewhere in the middle of the cost spectrum is the comprehensive, fiduciary…

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Client Advisor Candace Lee Earns Designation of Enrolled Agent

We are thrilled to announce that Client Advisor Candace Lee has recently attained the IRS designation of Enrolled Agent (EA), the highest credential awarded by the IRS. Enrolled agents are the only federally licensed tax practitioners who specialize in taxation and also have unlimited rights to represent taxpayers before the IRS. While the hard work and…

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Stop Giving Free Loans: Why You Need To Review Your W-4

This article was originally published on Forbes on June 17th, 2018.   If you receive an employee paycheck from your company—physical or direct deposit—you might be wondering how your company magically knows how much tax to withhold. Here’s a secret—they are guessing (estimating, really), and you might need to double check to make sure they’re right.…

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Stop Sabotaging Your Portfolio

This article was originally published on Forbes on June 5th, 2018.   When it comes to their portfolio, investors might just be their own worst enemy. Of course they’re not intentionally sabotaging their success, but the evidence shows it’s still happening. In 2017, the stock markets seemed indestructible, and many investors felt that way as money…

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