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Investment Management

Inflation & Investing: What’s Happening, What Does It Means

In our 2021 article entitled Is the Monetary Policy Road on Track for Persistent Inflation?, we noted that America was in the middle of the road between “Monetarism” and “Modern Monetary Theory.” Since then, our view is the country has moved into the Modern Monetary Theory lane and is now trying to shift back toward

By Russ Schultz
July 16, 2022
Financial Planning

A Deeper Dive into Client Engagement

Bill Hortz, Founder of the Institute for Innovation Development, recently interviewed Alyssa Yocom, CPWA®, CFP® and Wealth Manager at Schultz Financial Group (SFG) about SFG’s approach to wealth management: Hortz: Can you share with us the thinking behind developing your Four Capitals of Wealth approach with your clients? Yocom: By working closely with our clients,

By Schultz Financial Group Inc.
July 16, 2022
Estate Planning

Is there a silver lining to 2022’s market volatility?

Domestic equity markets experienced their worst first half of a year since 1970 when the markets closed on June 30, 20221. The S&P 500, as an example, was down 21 percent the first half of this year. Additionally, the bond market has experienced volatility largely due to rising interest rates. Many investors understand that market

By Alyssa Yocom
July 6, 2022
Financial Planning

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) – 2022 Limits

A Health Savings Account (HSA) is a tax-advantaged medical savings account available to individuals who are enrolled in high-deductible health plans. HSAs have three main tax advantages.

By Alyssa Yocom
July 5, 2022
Cybersecurity

How to Stay Safe from Cyber Crime and Identity Theft

Schultz Financial Group hosted a webinar on the topic of How to Stay Safe from Cyber Crime and Identity Theft. Our guest speaker was Jeff Lanza who is a cyber security and identity theft expert who was an FBI Special Agent for over 20 years, during which he investigated cybercrime, organized crime, human trafficking, and

By Jennifer Specter
June 7, 2022
Insurance & Risk Management

How to Prepare for a Wildfire

Wildfire is a frightening phenomenon that unfortunately is becoming more frequent in the western United States. If you live in an area that is prone to wildfires, then it is important to be prepared with a plan that includes: Conducting an annual insurance checkup. Learn more Creating and maintaining 100 feet of Defensible Space around

By Schultz Financial Group Inc.
May 25, 2022