‘Sell in May and go away.’ We can officially add that one to the list of old trading clichés that don’t work in today’s financial marketplace. Summer used to be a quiet time in the markets…most of the financial service pros would leave their NY offices and head to a vacation home somewhere with limited […]
An increasing amount of individuals in their 30s and 40s are going to college in order to improve their job skills, to qualify for promotions and raises, or just to enjoy learning. While these older students are choosing to acquire more education, however, the tax laws have made it more difficult for them to get […]
Imagine your reaction to the following scene: You return home from work one night to find your teenage daughter happily running about with a letter in her hand. When you calm her down, she tells you she has just been accepted to the incoming freshman class of the private college of her choice. After she […]
The mouth of Grand Traverse Bay’s West Bay arm is pictured above. Grand Traverse Bay is a 32 mile long, 10 mile wide, bay of Lake Michigan. As you can see in the picture above, the bay’s water level is nearly even with some of Traverse City’s downtown sidewalks. As most of our HighTower Great […]
Save early, save often and understand the alphabet soup of options The cost of a college education increases every year, largely unbeknownst to you until you receive the bill. The pile of money you must save is staggering. If you have children, plan for college costs as soon as possible. Children are costly even before […]
Reclaim your time and energy to live your best life Each of us has just 168 hours per week to accomplish our tasks and goals—at work, at home and out in the world. If you feel like you spend too much of that time on things that don’t add value to your life, you’re not […]
Achieving a secure financial future doesn’t necessarily require bold moves. In many ways, disciplining yourself to follow simple, routine practices may be more important for building long-term security. Here are a few time-tested strategies to put into practice: Set one-, three-, and ten-year financial goals. Evaluate your financial progress monthly to help ensure you are […]
Maybe you have just married, or are starting a family. Or, perhaps you simply feel the need for a financial checkup and a strategy to help you start saving for retirement or your child’s education. For any of these reasons—and a host of others—you may need the services of a financial professional. You may be […]
Have you ever given much thought as to what the consequences could be if you did not go to the doctor for ten years? We all know that an annual check-up with a physician is important in maintaining proper health and physical fitness. Well, the same holds true with fiscal fitness, too. Regularly checking your […]
July is here and we hope that you and your families had a wonderful Independence Day! Later this month, HighTower Great Lakes will again be the Presenting Sponsor for the 15th annual Traverse City Film Festival. We are so proud to support the arts in our communities and we sincerely hope all of our clients […]
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