The Pathfinder Process

We spend a lot of time on the podcasts covering general financial topics, but we have not explained the Pathfinder Process that Barbara and Phil use everyday in their practice. They’ll discuss the three stages of their process, the various topics they will ask about, and the importance of educating their clients. […]

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The Customer Isn’t Always Right

In the retail world, the old saying is that “the customer is always right.” But when it comes to financial planning, it’s probably not wise to subscribe to that idea. What’s the point of having a financial coach if your advice is better than your coach’s advice? Let’s talk about some statements you might hear from clients that might require you to push back because the customer isn’t always right. […]

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Is The Illinois Fair Tax Really Fair?

Illinois voters will soon be deciding on an issue impacting the state’s financial future as well as their own bank accounts. This fair tax proposal has been a hot topic of conversation across the state but also with our clients. Today we’ll break down the proposal to help you better understand exactly what this means for you. […]

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