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3 Signs Your Aging Parents Need Financial Help

Are you worried about your parents as they age? Maybe you suspect they are becoming less capable of handling their finances independently?  You’ve possibly even thought about saying something to them but are worried about how they will respond. If so, you aren’t alone.  It’s

Medicare and Summer Travel

Are you getting ready to take a summer vacation?   If you plan to travel, did you know you may not have the same health coverage while away? People enrolled in Medicare might want to take another look at their policy to ensure they’re still covered

What Does a Diversified Portfolio Actually Look Like?

You’ve heard that it’s important to create a well-diversified portfolio and know that it is a critical step in your financial plan, but what does a diversified portfolio actually look like? To create one, you need to know what that means and practical steps for

Market Updates & Actions we are Taking

In response to higher inflation and expected rate hikes by the Fed (to offset the increased levels of inflation), markets have been moving down recently.  In the U.S., we are now officially in a market correction as measured by the S&P 500.  The standard measure

What is a Trust and Do You Need One?

A trust is a legal arrangement that allows you to effectively manage your assets and ensure that those assets are transferred to your intended beneficiaries when you pass. They can provide an efficient means of settling your estate, managing your assets, and reducing taxes. What

When is the Best Time to Claim Social Security?

Social Security is a supplemental income program funded through a dedicated payroll tax. It’s intended to support citizens through disability, retirement, and survivor benefits. For most people, the first time they have to think about taking Social Security benefits is when they apply for them

2021 Second Quarter – 12 Month Recap

The economies of the world have come roaring back as the world slowly emerges from the pandemic lockdowns.  With increasing vaccinations, massive fiscal stimulus, and extremely low interest rates, consumers around the world are opening their wallets. Short-term growth in the global economies is tied

Preserving Wealth Through a Dynamic Approach

At FPC, we believe that financial planning is not a one-and-done type of process. As a rule, it is not advisable to focus on any one element of your financial life at a time. This is because money touches pretty much every aspect of who