Bright Ideas

Read what Brightworth advisors and planners have to say about wisely managing your financial future.

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  • Strong consumer spending kept U.S. economy growing
  • Stocks were mixed for the quarter, but strong start YTD
  • Bonds on pace for best year in nearly a decade

Introduction

Are you married to someone receiving benefits? Do you have young children? Have you lost your spouse? Are you thinking about going back to work after retiring early but are afraid your Social Security check will take a big hit?

Some of the most valuable financial lessons are learned in hindsight. Lisa Brown shares ways to live a happier, more secure life by avoiding these familiar financial foibles.

Some of your most treasured possessions could be virtual ones. Brightworth's Josh Monroe shares how to put a plan in place to pass them down.

Non-cash assets can increase the impact of their charitable giving, but it's not always easy to understand how.

The stock market ebbed and flowed but finished the quarter higher. Wavering prospects for trade negotiations and softer economic data were outweighed by expectations of lower interest rates from the Federal Reserve.

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