Create Your Vision For Retirement In 3 Steps

By Brooklynn Chandler-Willy | April 1, 2019

How do we turn our retirement dreams into reality? It’s a big question that many of us are unsure how to answer. This show provides three key steps to take now that can help listeners make that bucket list come to life in retirement. We’ll explore financial strategies that cover the cost-of-living basics — and…

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Tax Season Is Upon Us

By Brooklynn Chandler-Willy | March 5, 2019

Tax season is upon us, and it’s time to figure out if and how changes brought by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will affect you. Bear in mind that adjustments have been made in each of these areas:1 Individual tax income brackets and tax rates Standard deduction (doubled) Personal exemptions (eliminated) Child credit (increased)…

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Growth: A Product of Planning and Sharing

By Brooklynn Chandler tfa | September 9, 2015

We all want the magic key to growth. From growing our personal wealth to business growth to national gross domestic product, Americans are obsessed with figuring out the perfect growth formula. Unfortunately, the reality is there is no magic solution for any of these areas. Numerous factors interplay to contribute to growth, adding up to…

Flipping the Script on the Gender Pay Gap

By Brooklynn Chandler tfa | September 9, 2015

Despite increased efforts to narrow the financial gap between men and women, there’s still no shortage of cultures that prioritize males when it comes to divvying up the monetary spoils. In China, when divorcing couples can’t agree on how to divide their assets, the family home typically goes to the men, even though Chinese women…

Feeling Stressed? Find Some Green.

By Brooklynn Chandler tfa | September 9, 2015

It’s not easy being green. That signature line delivered by Jim Henson’s Kermit the Frog, and later covered by Frank Sinatra and countless others, has taken on a variety of meanings over the years. One way the classic Muppets song applies to the world today is the difficulty in finding green areas in urban neighborhoods.…

Don't Spend Summer in Hot Water

By Brooklynn Chandler tfa | September 9, 2015

Everyone slips up from time to time. It’s human nature. But some mishaps are easier to make up for than others. A misstep in your financial decision making can have significant and far-reaching ramifications, which is why it’s generally a good idea to run your ideas by an objective professional to avoid regrets in the…

Health Care Reform Here To Stay

By Brooklynn Chandler tfa | September 9, 2015

If there were any lingering doubts about the long-term sustainability of the Affordable Care Act (also known as the ACA or Obamacare), a recent Supreme Court ruling assured the health care overhaul is here to stay. Read More:  4-Health Care Reform Here to Stay_8-11-15 Global Financial Private Capital (GFPC) has no affiliation with the news…

What’s That You Say?

By Brooklynn Chandler tfa | August 6, 2015

People are notorious for saying things they don’t actually mean, particularly during an argument. On the flip side, saying things that have a different meaning than what’s intended is human nature and often the cause of an argument in the first place. After all, no one is a mind reader. READ MORE:   What’s That You…

Over Thinking Retirement Income Planning

By Brooklynn Chandler tfa | June 25, 2013

You can’t pick up a newspaper or magazine or scan Internet headlines today without seeing something about the challenges of retirement and new surveys about how unprepared people are. Yes, it’s a concern. But consider for a moment that, really, it’s a personal one. You can solve your own concerns — you don’t have to…

The Heat of Negotiations

By Brooklynn Chandler tfa | June 25, 2013

As we approach the dog days of summer, the world’s elected officials are pouring on the heat in political debates ranging from Euro debt to global trade agreements. Greece and its creditors have been arguing over how much debt Greece must repay each year. The discord has led others in the European Union — even…