Retirement and Pre-Retirement

Financial literacy tips for every stage of life
Goals & Planning
Financial literacy tips for every stage of life
Did you know that April is Financial Literacy month? It's a great time to revisit financial and lifestyle goals, pl...
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When the Tide Goes Out
Market Insights
When the Tide Goes Out
As the world moves away from emergency COVID support, can the market stand on its own two feet? The current (somewh...
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VIDEO: A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List
Videos
VIDEO: A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List
A bucket list is a collection of goals, dreams, and aspirations that a person would like to accomplish in their lif...
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VIDEO: How to Make the Best Use of Roth Strategy for Your Savings
Retirement and Pre-Retirement
VIDEO: How to Make the Best Use of Roth Strategy for Your Savings
In recent years, the mega back-door Roth conversion strategy has emerged as an incredibly useful tool — but not man...
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"What is a Fiduciary?" Understanding How Registered Investment Advisors and CFP® Professionals Put Clients First
Estate Planning and Wealth Transfer
"What is a Fiduciary?" Understanding How Registered Investment Advisors and CFP® Professionals Put Clients First
Managing finances on your own can feel like trying to steer a ship in the middle of a storm. Between work and othe...
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Boeing’s Voluntary Layoff and Early Retirement Packages: Not a “One-Size-Fits-All” Decision
Retirement and Pre-Retirement
Boeing’s Voluntary Layoff and Early Retirement Packages: Not a “One-Size-Fits-All” Decision
Brian Lockett, CFP® and financial advisor Marc Knauss outline considerations for Boeing employees who have accepted...
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“Can I Afford to Retire Now?” Navigating Big Questions Around Boeing’s Voluntary Layoff and Retirement Packages
Retirement and Pre-Retirement
“Can I Afford to Retire Now?” Navigating Big Questions Around Boeing’s Voluntary Layoff and Retirement Packages
In August 2020, Boeing announced that the company will once again be offering Voluntary Layoff (VLO) packages to qu...
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Tips for a Tumultuous Market
Market Insights
Tips for a Tumultuous Market
It’s hard to believe that just a few short months ago, the term COVID-19 didn’t even exist. Here at CWM, we couldn’...
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Seattle Times Money Makeover and CWM: Old-fashioned retirement protects Seattle ironworker
CWM News
Seattle Times Money Makeover and CWM: Old-fashioned retirement protects Seattle ironworker
Our very own Brian Lockett, CFP®, in partnership with The Seattle Times “Money Makeover” feature, collaborated with...
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SECURE ACT: The pros, pitfalls and possibilities of an imperfect fix to Americans’ poor savings habits
Retirement and Pre-Retirement
SECURE ACT: The pros, pitfalls and possibilities of an imperfect fix to Americans’ poor savings habits
Many folks generally have an idea that the majority of Americans don’t have enough saved for retirement. But the ac...
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