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P&L: Priorities & Lifestyle Episode 41

  P&L: Priorities & Lifestyle Episode 41 - Performance, Pain, and Purpose with David Rutherford   Listen Now!        David Rutherford is the owner, Lead Instructor, and Curriculum Developer of Froglogic...

P&L: Priorities & Lifestyle Episode 40

 P&L: Priorities & Lifestyle Episode 40 –   The Future is Web 3.0 with Hamiz Mushtaq Awan                           Listen Now!        Hamiz Mushtaq Awan is the founder of Plutus21 Capital, a...

Schulz Wealth Economic Overview - Q4 2022

The disconnect reviewed last quarter between the stock market valuations and the economy remains. As we shift into 2023 and a still looming, possible recession, it is important to understand this disconnect. We finished 2022 with an overall...

P&L: Priorities & Lifestyle Episode 39

 P&L: Priorities & Lifestyle Episode 39 –  How Schulz Wealth Makes Long-term Decisions in This Economy with Austin Smith                          Listen Now!        The current state of the economy is...

Selecting Your Financial “Chief of Staff”

Making Financial Planning Decisions as a Business Owner   Financial planning decisions do not live in a silo, so neither should the professionals helping you, as a business owner, make those decisions. These days, there are financial...

Is Bigger Always Better?

Hi everyone, my name is Jared Pestcoe and I am the Operations Manager at Schulz Wealth. I thought I would give Rob a break this week to talk a bit about the sector of the financial industry I used to be a part of that has shaped a strong belief...

P&L: Priorities & Lifestyle Episode 37

  P&L: Priorities & Lifestyle Episode 37 – Retirement Planning at 55 and Up with Marcia Mantell                      Listen Now!        Marcia Mantell is a retirement business guru who helps clients...

Schulz Wealth Economic Overview - Q3 2022

Things seem to be backward concerning the stock market and the economy right now. The better the economic data, the worse the stock market performs. Especially when it comes to job reports and the unemployment rate. September non-farm payrolls...

I Hate The Term "Retirement"

I hate the word “retirement” even more as I get older and closer to it myself. Why do I hate it? The word itself does not even remotely sound like fun at all. Retire comes from Middle French retirer (“draw back”) or withdraw. Therefore,...

Beware of the Advising World's Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

When I first decided to start my own Registered Investment Adviser (RIA) firm, my longtime peer and friend responded incredulously, “You’re going to walk away from all of your trail commissions? Are you crazy?” Maybe I was crazy, but I was about...

Set and Drift

In my pre-adolescent years, I had access to a small private lake on a property my parents owned with several other families. I always wanted to be out on that lake, but the outboard engines, gas tanks, and batteries associated with power were too...

Death and Taxes are Certain, but Maybe not Probate

Traditionally, when you die, your heirs have to go through a legal process of distributing your assets called probate. You are said to have died intestate if you die without a will. When this happens, a judge has to approve everything, and all of...

Schulz Wealth Economic Overview - Q2 2022 - Updated

Schulz Wealth Economic Overview – Q2 2022 As the year has rolled on, current inflation levels have become the most prominent overhanging fear in the economy. Inflation is 9% for the first time since the 70s and 80s, and the more significant...

Loan Forgiveness

By now, most of you have heard about the Student Loan Relief Plan announced by the Biden administration. There are varying opinions on the announcement, but from my experience, for many, loans encourage poor decision-making when we don’t have to...

Schulz Wealth Economic Overview - Q2 2022

Schulz Wealth Economic Overview – Q2 2022 As the year has rolled on, current inflation levels have become the most prominent overhanging fear in the economy. Inflation is 9% for the first time since the 70s and 80s, and the more significant...

P&L: Priorities & Lifestyle Episode 27

  P&L: Priorities & Lifestyle Episode 27 – What To Do With Your Property in Today’s Economy with Mark Cabal Listen Now!       Mark Cabal is a professional realtor who runs...

Investing in a Complex Market

Today’s post was inspired by the excellent book: Team of Teams, by Gen. McChrystal Modern destroyers use gas turbine engines for propulsion and electrical power. As a young junior officer, I was required to learn all about these marvelous...

Economic Overview Q1 2022: Inflation

Rob’s Thoughts on Inflation: For my entire 30-year professional career, inflation has never been a factor. I have endured five bear markets, yet the peril of high inflation has not been a consideration for my clients ever until this year....

Thoughts on Things on Thursday | 01.27.2022

In our recent semi-annual reviews with clients, it has become almost routine for us to look at portfolio returns together and say, “That looks great!” Well, last week was not so great. The market corrected, and there was nowhere to hide. Didn’t...

What Happened When My Kids Started Investing?

Some years back, my two younger kids expressed an interest in investing. Admittedly, I botched their initial entry into the finance world. The recent acceleration of stock trading by new investors fueled by online message boards parallels the...

Thoughts on Recent Market Activity

Two weeks ago, I got a call from one of my clients. He owns almost 40,000 shares in an unknown local technology company that he bought from the founder many years ago. He paid around $20,000 for it at the time. The stock trades on...

Investing: The Long Game

“What’s one thing you wish you knew about investing when you were 20?” I was asked this question as a guest on a recent podcast. My answer? “I wish I knew how phenomenally well Apple stock was going to do because I owned it when I...