CARES Act Q&A

Kent Kramer and Zach Dalluge answer some important questions about the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. 

Cars, Planes, and Market Crashes

As a pilot, it's important to be prepared for worst-case scenarios (even though they're rare!). The same is true for your financial life. Having the right plan and portfolio can help you stay calm even when the storms come. 

Asking the Right Question

As a paramedic, my dad built a career out of caring for people, and in virtually every instance, did so by starting with one simple question: "What hurts?" For over 30 years now at Foster Group, we've been asking the same question. 

Money Can’t Buy Happiness, or Can It

The book Happy Money: The Science of Happier Spending by Elizabeth Dunn & Michael Norton has changed the way I think and feel about spending. It’s based on academic research that identifies ways that spending can increase our joy, something I didn’t think possible before reading this book!

Single Stock- Too Much of a Good Thing

Executives often have a significant portion of their wealth in their company stock. For retiring or retired executives, or those who have more than their holding requirements, we work to determine how much, if any, they should continue to hold and how to tax-efficiently decrease their exposure as needed.

Who Run the World? Girls!

Women currently influence nearly half the wealth in the United States and will likely influence 75% of the wealth by the year 2030.

Cheers to Johnny D!

Looking back on the six or so years I knew Johnny D, two big themes emerge from his life that are worth us carrying forward.

Retirement is Just the Start!

We often find ourselves seeking the “finish line” where we no longer need to earn more income. But when it arrives, many folks find they have only just begun to impact the world the way they want.

Stop Doing That!

We all need people in our lives who have the courage to let us know when we've done something we shouldn't. It's equally wise to have an Advisor who can speak truth to you when it comes to your finances.