Monthly Archives: June 2014

Non-Profit Fiduciaries Must Consider Passive Investing

An individual serving as a director of a non-profit has been given a role of significant trust, and has a duty to donors, beneficiaries, officers, employees and the public at large. Directors have broad management authority over the practices of an organization, specifically concerning management, strategy and finance. The two primary fiduciary obligations of a […]

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Hold Your Line

Last week I had the distinct pleasure of twice riding the Mt. Falcon/Five Parks loop in Jefferson County, which is quickly becoming my favorite loop that I can ride from the house. Mt. Falcon starts with a somewhat grueling 3.8 mile, 9% grade, 1,700 foot climb up a rocky and water barred-trail. (Translation – this […]

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When Your “Fiduciary” Isn’t

(Full disclosure: I am a CFP® professional and have been since 2009.  I believe that the CFP® designation is the base standard for financial planning professionals and feel strongly that clients should seek out a CFP® professional for their planning needs.) A few weeks ago the CFP® board hosted an online seminar for CFP® practitioners […]

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How to Check Out Your Advisor Online

Despite significant available resources, many investors still fail to do prudent due diligence on a prospective financial advisor before entering into a professional engagement. Many great tools are available online and investors can find out a good deal of information in just a few minutes. First: Brokercheck. Brokercheck is the Broker/Dealer world’s self-regulatory agency filing […]

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