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My Mission to Improve Financial Advisor Competence

By Cary Stamp \ November 5, 2021
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Most financial “advisors” receive minimal training and while many eventually end up becoming competent, they leave damage behind in the process. Our new clients often wonder why I might have a couple of extra team-members in one of our meetings. The extra cast will be sitting quietly, taking notes. The answer is that I am…

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When You Do Better, We Do Better — How Financial Advisors are Paid.

By Cary Stamp \ November 5, 2020
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Cary Stamp, CFP®, Jupiter, Florida-based financial advisor, addresses a question that you should ask any financial professional that you consider working with:  How is your financial advisor paid? In the case of Cary Stamp & Co., when you do better, we do better. Our transparent fee structure mutually aligns our interests with yours. Always make…

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Your Financial Advisor Should Be Collaborating with Your Accountant and Estate Attorney

By Cary Stamp \ July 18, 2019

If you have somebody who understands the big picture and is bringing your financial/accounting/legal advisors together, you will achieve far better outcomes for your family’s financial and estate planning. TRANSCRIPT: Today’s subject is the concept of collaboration. I firmly believe that as a financial advisor and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER that I should be in contact…

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Crypto-Currency, the Blockchain and Your Portfolio

By Cary Stamp \ March 25, 2019

I am attending the Barron’s Independent Summit in Salt Lake City for the next few days. Ric Edelman, a well-regarded advisory firm founder, author and entrepreneur has assembled a group of experts to discuss the future of digital currencies. I admit that I have been a skeptic, so I wanted to understand what the proponents…

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Why You Should Talk to Your Kids About Your Wealth

By Cary Stamp \ March 15, 2019

If you were born during the baby-boom generation, then it is not very likely that your parents shared information with you about their finances. Perhaps, in their final years or when one parent passed away, they might ask for help but the prior generation was fairly tight-lipped about money. That generation lived through the depression,…

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Make Tax Time less taxing (Next Year)

By Cary Stamp \ March 6, 2019

As we prepare for tax season, it is a good idea to start thinking about how we can structure our finances, investments and charitable planning to give us a better outcome a year from now. The following are a few ideas we are discussing with our clients;   Bunch your charitable giving. With a standard…

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Tips for Parents of Millennials—How to be a Financial Role Model for your Kids

By Cary Stamp \ January 17, 2019

Few children come by wealth management naturally. For most young children, money just buys stuff. As they age, they think philanthropy sounds good, but it competes with immediate gratification. Real estate and taxes are complicated. Securities and the markets in which they trade are mostly intangible. Despite the barriers, you can teach your adult children…

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