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The Financial Advice I Give My Daughter


You’re probably thinking: Isn’t it the same thing you tell your sons? Of course it is. The point is not that women need different guidance. Rather, women need guidance that too often is not given to them. As a financial… Continue reading


National Savings Day is Oct. 12. Are you saving enough?


National Savings Day was October 12 and according to this Money Magazine article, the number of 401(k) millionaires saving for retirement reached an all-time high. Do You Have $1 Million in Your 401(k) Yet? The Number of People Who Do… Continue reading


Fidelity Investments Announces the Elimination of Trading Commissions


Fidelity Investments announced today the elimination of commission fees for online trading of stocks, options and ETFs. In this piece for The Wall Street Journal, journalist Justin Baer reports on this announcement after Schwab announced a similar strategy last week.… Continue reading

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Zero Trading Commission Fees Is A Huge Win For Investors


Schwab announced on Tuesday the elimination of commission fees. Customers can now trade stocks and exchange-traded funds for free. This development marks a significant day in Wall Street history. With the elimination of trading commission fees, it seems the retirement… Continue reading


Rebalance Clients Remain Unaffected While Consolidation of Wealth Advisory Firms Sweeps Through the Industry


In this piece for The New York Times, journalist Paul Sullivan reports on the current consolidation trend that is impacting wealth advisory firms nationwide and ultimately how this development impacts clients. Wealth Advisory Firms Are Merging, but What’s in It… Continue reading


While the Public and Media Debate A Recession or Stock Market Drop, We’re Focused on Giving Investors Straight Answers About Annuity Risk


In this piece for The Philadelphia Inquirer, journalist Erin Arvedlund reports on whether or not there is a direct correlation between a recession and stock market drop.  In addition, Erin Arvedlund reminds investors the impending SECURE Act of 2019 goes… Continue reading


We’re Smart, Capable and Amassing Vast Wealth. So, Why Aren’t We Taking Control of Our Finances?


I’m guilty. There, I said it. And, it feels great to confess.  I am among the millions of women, globally and across generations, who fall into a distinct category—highly-educated, affluent married women, widows or divorcees who defer significant financial decisions… Continue reading


Why FIRE when you can FUND instead?


You’ve probably already heard about the FIRE movement. FIRE stands for financial independence, retire early. Usually, the people who follow it are in their 20s and 30s and saw what happened to the economy in 2008 and have decided to… Continue reading


Identifying Another Gulf for Women: Financial Literacy


In this piece for the Wall Street Journal, journalist Lauren Silva Laughlin reports on the modern gender gap that exists today for many women around financial literacy.  At Rebalance, our firm is proud to be a female-majority team, and we… Continue reading


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