Bitcoin, to bit or not to bit?

As we turn the calendar to a new year, let’s take a look at what’s new in the financial world – Bitcoin. Bitcoin has been around for a bit and it continues to garner attention and headlines and probably will continue to do so in the future. This is a look at what Bitcoin is, […]

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Eternal Retirement

We want to illustrate for you, with some stories, a couple of the reasons that we are in the business we are in. But first, you must understand that we at Uncommon Wealth Partners are Jesus followers.We believe that there is an eternity and we aren’t afraid to tell people about the faith that we […]

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You are your best asset

One of the questions that we ask all of our clients in our first meeting with them is, “What is your best asset?” We have heard a lot of answers, one of my favorite answers being, “My wife’s engagement ring.” Although that was a good answer, the answer we want to point you to is […]

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Abundance Mindset

I often fall into a trap that everything has to be perfect before I will change anything. For example, I will start eating healthy when I finish all the junk food in my house, or I will start taking my wife on weekly dates when we pay down all of our debt. I get frustrated […]

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Retirement vs. Time Freedom

We get the privilege to help people achieve their financial goals, and most of the time the primary goal is to retire at some point. It is fascinating to me that we, as a culture, are programmed to trade our time for money. The average person’s plan is to work for someone else their whole […]

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The importance of a customized plan

We are all individuals and we all have our own wants and needs. One of the most important questions financial advisors should be asking is, “What is your definition of success?” Whatever answer comes out of a person’s mouth after that should be one of the most valuable things that person can say during the […]

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The four-legged chair of college funding

Back in the day, the sources for retirement income were sometimes referred to as the three-legged stool. You had Social Security, a company pension, and your own savings or investments. Applying the same analogy to college funding, I would sadly say the current reality is debt, scholarships/grants, and savings or investments. Student loan debt has […]

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The investment case for life insurance

Life insurance is constantly compared to an investment and more specifically the stock market, yet most conventional financial wisdom says that as we age you should move more of your portfolio to bonds. The comparison from life insurance to stocks is that life insurance will underperform, but shouldn’t we be comparing life insurance to the […]

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The 7 sources of residual income

When looking at income in the future, shouldn’t we be looking at what is going to happen and determine if that is what we want life to look like? We need to work backward from that point until we reach today, viewing our decisions with money as the pre-cursor of tomorrow? The reason we even […]

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S Corp + HRA

Tired of paying out the nose in taxes?  These two changes to your corporate structure could save you over $2,500 in cash-flow this year. So, what are they? First, let’s talk compliance.  We are not tax advisors, we are not accountants and we are not CPA’s.  We are fellow business owners and entrepreneurs tired of […]

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