Stress Test Your Portfolio

By Brooklynn Chandler-Willy | November 19, 2019

Yesterday I joined SA Live on KSAT 12’s Money Monday segment to talk about stress testing when it comes to your retirement portfolio.

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Four Pathways to Retire with Confidence

By Brooklynn Chandler-Willy | October 29, 2019

Most people get excited when they think about retirement. The time to pursue hobbies, travel, to slow down and smell the roses. But with that next phase in life can come the worry of how to pay for it. The question of whether the investment decisions being made now are the right ones. Will the…

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Investments Affecting Your Taxes?

By Brooklynn Chandler-Willy | June 18, 2019

One of the most common questions I often hear from people is: “How are my investments affecting my taxes?”. Take a look at this weeks video below as we go a little deeper into this frequently asked question. Advisory services offered through J.W Cole Advisors, Inc. (JWCA). Texas Financial Advisory and JWCA are unaffiliated entities.

3 Written Retirement Plan Strategies

By Brooklynn Chandler-Willy | May 28, 2019

You’ll likely hear time and time again about the importance of having a “written retirement or financial plan” that you can rely on. And what does that really mean, you might ask? Well, a “written strategy” is one that helps you define when, where, and how you will get income from your portfolio. It helps…

Financial Freedom Roadmap

By Brooklynn Chandler-Willy | May 13, 2019

If you have listened to my radio show, attended one of my live events, checked out my website, you see that we often talk about having your TFA Financial Freedom Roadmap. The question is, what is actually in that roadmap? Watch the video below to dive into what it consists of.

401K Alternatives

By Brooklynn Chandler-Willy | May 8, 2019

So you don’t like your 401k?  ​​They can be great to force you to save, but they can he horrible at controling your investment vehicle. Take a look at this short video below on some ideas on how to think outside the box when it comes to investing outside of your 401(k)

Wealth Management Defined

By Brooklynn Chandler-Willy | May 6, 2019

Wealth management = investment consulting + advanced planning + relationship management The easy shorthand for the formula is this: WM = IC + AP + RM Investment consulting addresses the top concern of our clients: preserving their wealth. It is the primary offering of most financial advisors. Advanced planning addresses the four primary financial concerns…

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…

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)…

Key Components to Wealth Management in Retirement

By Brooklynn Chandler-Willy | March 4, 2019

You’ve likely heard of the concept “wealth management” before. Just stringing together a definition when thinking about those two words is simple… if you have wealth, you are managing that wealth. And to manage that wealth, it involves making decisions on where it goes, how it’s invested, and how it should change over time. More…

Our Formula

By Brooklynn Chandler-Willy | February 13, 2019

Here at Texas Financial Advisory I am proud to say we operate a holistic comprehensive wealth management firm focused on taxes, investments & estate planning. There is a formula to help better understand what that means. Wealth Management = Investment Consulting + Advanced Planning + Relationship Management. I created a fun video that better explains…

The Eight Pillars of a Sound Retirement Strategy

By Brooklynn Chandler-Willy | November 26, 2018

In construction, the key to a sturdy, long-lasting house is the foundation. The same goes for people seeking to build a solid financial house for retirement: It all starts with a sturdy foundation. This show details the eight pillars — assets, income, protective features and more — that go into building a financial house for…