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The Unified Trust Financial Resource Center gives you access to the tools you need to organize your financial life. You will find quick-read articles, comprehensive planning guides, interactive financial tools, animated presentations and much more! The Unified Trust Financial Resource Center provides a single source of financial information for all age groups.

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Fiduciary Investment Advisor, Billy Lanter, spoke with Forbes, highlighting the benefits of a Roth 401(k) versus a Roth IRA.

Jason Grantz, Director of Institutional Retirement Consulting, describes the current landscape in the recordkeeping industry and how to stay relevant with the development of apps and digital assets. This article can also be found in the July/August PLANADVISER magazine.

There is a common phrase in the world of finance that ‘you can’t eat risk-adjusted returns’. Most people understand investment returns—making or losing money. Few people understand standard deviation, volatility, and risk-adjusted returns.

Like many thrill-seeking activities, the rush of shooting the rapids unleashes a full panel of “happy chemicals” which heightens our senses and keeps us coming back for more.

In this podcast, in addition to talking about us, I went into some detail regarding benchmarking of managed accounts as well as some thoughts regarding fiduciary outsourcing and benefits to advisors.

Did you grow up in small community, a close-knit town or (if you can remember it) before the internet was a factor? Back then a word and a handshake were stronger than any contract or service agreement.

Pop Quiz: what three things do you value most in this world? It shouldn’t take long as whatever comes to mind first is probably your truest answer.

As we get closer and closer to the applicability date of the fiduciary rule, the industry is starting to show its cards on how the rule will impact the landscape.

In the sea of sameness set yourself apart and say something different. In an industry full of copycat products and similar solutions (albeit with different color schemes and logos affixed to the top of the proposals and marketing materials) consider offering something uncommon….. real value.

People have that “what if” moment, realizing that if only they had started planning for retirement when they were 20, it could have made a much larger impact on their financial security as they near retirement.

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