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Sherman Wealth Management provides you with relevant financial planning information to give you the resources you need to make informed choices. Read through our posts below and contact us to set up a free call for more information on creating a custom financial plan.

October 26, 2016
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Options for Your 401(k) When You Change Jobs

Leaving one job for another to pursue your goals, follow your passion, or just make some interim changes? As you leave – taking with you new experiences, knowledge, and relationships – don’t forget one more important thing: your company 401(k) account. In the midst of job – or life – changes, it’s all too easy […]
August 15, 2016
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Donald Trump Takes a Stand on 401(k) Investments

GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump has had one of the most hectic campaigns in recent memory. He has made so many newsworthy remarks that it is hard to keep up. One day last week was particularly impressive as he made over 10 news-making assertions in under 24 hours. These included initially refusing to endorse House […]
July 27, 2016
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The Conflicts of Interest Around 401(k)s

A new study in the Journal of Finance has found that conflicts of interest in 401(k) plans can lead to serious losses for individual investors. More specifically, the 2,500 funds surveyed were less likely to eliminate underperforming funds that were their own rather than another provider’s fund. This can be very costly to retirement savers. […]
June 14, 2016
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4 Things You Can Learn From John Oliver About Retirement Planning

On his HBO show Last Week Tonight, comedian John Oliver recently turned the national spotlight on the wealth management and retirement planning industry. In light of a new Department of Labor rule requiring all financial advisors to act as fiduciaries for retirement accounts, in which we strongly believe, Oliver skewered the opaque tendencies of brokers […]
November 30, 2015

7 Tips to Maximize the Value of a Bonus or Raise

Expecting a bonus or a raise? Read these tips before you start Googling timeshares in Cancun If you’ve got an end-of-year bonus or a well-deserved raise coming, it’s easy to think of it as “extra money” you can use to splurge on a trip to Mexico, a new phone, or a serious visit to the […]
April 21, 2015

Should You Start to Save… or Pay Down Debt?

Millennials have an entrepreneurial spirit and tend to have a lot on their plates. Being able to juggle several balls in the air and multi-task is par for the course for this generation. So why do Millennials often struggle with how to prioritize between saving for the future and paying down debt? Many Millennials still […]
April 4, 2015

Navigating the Stock Market: Tips for Millennials

Navigating the stock market can be daunting for anyone, especially if you’re new to investing. Between struggling to pay off student loans, finding jobs in a difficult market, and setting goals for financial independence in a stressed market environment, it’s been a daunting few years in general for many Millennials, who may have put off […]
May 6, 2014
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Advantages of Participating in Your Workplace Retirement Plan

As young adults, 20 and 30-year-old’s tend to procrastinate when it comes to saving for retirement, thinking they have all the time in the world.But the key is to start now. When it comes to saving for retirement, there are few better ways than a workplace plan such as a 401(K). Yet, there are a few […]