Of the many good reasons to separate personal and business finances, there are three vital benefits worth the investment of time and effort.
In a May 3 Barron’s article, Nick Ducoff, co-founder of the college counseling service Edmit, contemplates what college could cost in 2036 by considering different perspectives from that of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Forum’s co-Managing Partner Nirav Batavia.
Consider the three best conversations you had last week. Perhaps they were with family members, friends visiting from out of town or the barista at your favorite coffee shop. It is likely that these moments rise above the routine online interactions that briefly held your attention the rest of the week.
Forum co-Managing Partner Nirav Batavia was featured on “Market On Close” on TD Ameritrade Network on March 15.
It is important to have savings set aside in case of a financial emergency. Forum Advisor Michael Kennedy discusses why saving now can make a big difference later.
Forum Advisor Juan Ros was featured in a February 8 article on what individuals should consider for the 2019 filing period in the Ventura County Star, part of the USA Today Network.
Before investing in rental properties, be sure to consider the economics and risks in detail. Forum’s David McClellan reviews the pros and cons of having rental properties that generate “mailbox money.”
Vantage Point Advisors has joined Forum. With more than 30 years of experience in finance, Vantage Point CEO Barbara Ray, CPA, PFS joins Forum’s partner group.
Lamia Financial Group, a wealth management firm located in Thousand Oaks, California, has joined Forum. Christopher Lamia, CFP®, founder of Lamia Financial, is now a partner with Forum.
Investing for the long term is often compared to running a marathon. Disciplined runners do not abandon the course after a single bad stretch just as so many investors have achieved their financial goals by being globally diversified despite short-term fluctuations.
Forum is proud to support the following organizations. Their commitment to helping others strengthens our community.
The IRS has announced cost-of-living adjustments that will raise the limits on contributions that individuals are permitted to make to qualified retirement plans. In this article, Forum Advisor Vince Nardi highlights various contribution limit increases and traditional IRA income cutoffs for 2019.
Forum co-Managing Partner Nirav Batavia was featured on “Market On Close” on TD Ameritrade Network on November 14.
Many people know the basics about how a 401(k), IRA and Roth IRA can benefit them in saving for the future but there is another account that isn’t as widely known with more tax benefits than any other retirement account.
The type of account in question is a Health Savings Account (HSA). In this article, Forum Advisor Dan Drallmeier, CFP® explains how HSAs work, including how to maximize such accounts for the future by turning one into a “medical piggy bank.”
The benefits of diversification are clear. However, when we are living through years when diversification feels bad, it is much harder to remember to focus on the big picture and resist the temptation to try something different. Diversification and discipline are easy in theory, difficult in practice.
Forum Advisor Meghan Nolan has obtained the distinguished CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification.
Devoting time and money to youth travel sports is a sacrifice where short-term and long-term trade-offs are made. Forum Advisor Nicole Campbell offers her insights on how to realistically navigate youth travel sports.
Forum Financial Management was founded more than 15 years ago with the idea of creating something extraordinary.
On July 21, Special Olympics celebrated its 50th anniversary at Soldier Field in Chicago
Forum Partner Mary Pat Wesche has been named Treasurer of the Chicago Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO).
Investors and moviegoers may not have a lot in common, but there is one thing upon which most everyone can agree: No one likes a cliffhanger.
Forum Financial Management, LP appears in the Top 100 on the 2018 Financial Advisor RIA Ranking.
Forum Financial Management, LP has been named to the 2018 Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers.
Being out of the market on a few important days can have an outsized impact on performance. See the chart.