A brush with death leads to a new career Written by Morey Stettner at MarketWatch.com Some advisers spend decades in other careers before pursuing financial planning. Dentists, military veterans or even pastors may decide to dive into advising to help people manage money and live fuller lives. Scotty Wallace thrived in two careers before becoming […]
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About Scotty Wallace, the Thrifty Scot
Hi, I am Scotty Wallace, CFP®. I’m an Independent, Fee-Only Certified Financial Planner™ Professional and Owner of Thrifty Scotty Financial.
Retirement is the biggest financial decision you will make in your life. Many of the decisions that go with it cannot be undone…So, you better get it right! That’s what I do. I help folks like you make those critical decisions so that you can “Retire in the Proper Attire.”
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Retirement Income Planning
This Time Really is Different… (Retirement Spending V. Retirement Saving) If you think of Retirement Saving as climbing a Mountain…Retirement Spending is hiking down that Mountain… Accumulation Phase We call the Trek up that Mountain the Retirement Accumulation Phase. We build our Investment Portfolios to maximize how much we Accumulate. Time is our Friend…The Earlier […]
How Do You Make a Small Fortune Day Trading Stocks? Start With a Large Fortune…
Most of the clients I dealt with as a Stockbroker had Reasonable Expectations about the Performance of their Securities Accounts. But, Occasionally, I had to deal with Day Traders. They Bragged about their Results….However, I could see their Account History…I could see how they Exaggerated their Wins and Forgot to Mention their Huge Losses… The […]
Lessons I Learned From an Old Cat
“If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way.” Mark Twain I said Goodbye to Zeus this week. My Furry Friend had lived during parts of 3 decades. That’s a Long Time…Especially in Cat Years. Zeus was a Tuxedo. Black on Top. White on the Bottom. With […]