Author: Luis Rosa

Protecting Yourself and Your Loved Ones From Credit Scams (Blog)

Protecting your credit from scams is an ongoing battle. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, you’re not alone. Research shows people aren’t as savvy at identifying scams as they think they are. Plus, you don’t always have control over who has access to your sensitive information.

This month I have a guest blog post from Marguerita Cheng, CFP®, Chief Executive Officer at Blue Ocean Global Wealth. Rita shares her insights and tips on what we can do to help protect ourselves, our children, and our parents from credit scams. You can also tune in to Episode 006 of my podcast to hear Rita and I talk about the different types of scams and what one can do to protect themselves.

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The 7 Steps Toward Building a System of Family Governance (Blog)

The rich get richer because the rich get help. And they have for centuries. Although we may not be ultra-wealthy, there are things that we can do to create a system for creating family harmony, preserving family history, and nurturing family values and wealth through the purposeful structure and stewardship of the founding family members. 

This month I have a guest blog post from Jason Howell, CFP®, author of Joy of Financial Planning: 7 Strategies for Transforming Your Finances and Reclaiming Your American Dream. Below  Jason shares the 7 distinct steps towards building a system of Family Governance for just a family and/or a family business.  We also talk about family governance in Episode 005 of my podcast, so be sure to tune in.

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Family Governance: Developing High Net-Worth Families with Jason Howell, CFP®

The rich get richer because the rich get help. And they have for centuries. Although we may not be ultra-wealthy, there are things that we can do to create a system for creating family harmony, preserving family history, and nurturing family values and wealth through the purposeful structure and stewardship of the founding family members. Tune in to listen to Jason Howell, CFP® talk about his new book, The Joy of Financial Planning, as well as strategies for Transforming and Reclaiming Your American Dream.

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How to Prepare Yourself Financially for Fertility Treatments (Podcast)

In this episode, Luis talks to Juany Rodriguez, BSN, a Registered Nurse with over a decade of experience in the field of fertility, currently working at Generation Next Fertility in New York City. She has extensive experience understanding all aspects of the patient’s process.  Juany has been thoroughly involved in the operations of several fertility practices including the development of Third-Party programs using sperm and egg donors, as well as gestational carriers.  She has worked with patients from all different socio-economic backgrounds both trying to start or expand a family, and those delaying parenthood for social or medical reasons

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Planning for Retirement When You’re Young

Sometimes the last thing on our minds when we’re young is planning for retirement. The retirement landscape has changed, with most jobs no longer offering a pension, which means that the responsibility to save for our future is on us. Tune in to listen to Walter Brown and I discuss the things that you can do now to start saving for your retirement. Your future self will thank you.

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6 Things You Need to Know About Your Employer Sponsored Retirement Plan

The responsibility to save for retirement has been switched to us. Depending on your age, your parents or grandparents might have worked one job their whole lives and retired with a pension. Aside from a few jobs like the military, or a job with the city or state, most jobs no longer offer a pension, transferring the responsibility to save for retirement to us. Read to find out the 6 things you need to know about your employer sponsored retirement plan.

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5 Reasons Why You Don’t Need to Be a Rockefeller To Have an Estate Plan

We typically hear the word “estate” and automatically associate it with the super wealthy. The truth is that most working families will likely benefit from having an estate plan in place. There are non-monetary things that can be taken care of via wills, trusts, and powers of attorney. Here are five reasons why you should consider establishing an estate plan even if you’re not super wealthy.

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