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Our focus is to provide our advisors with the technology and information necessary to provide you, the investor, the best service possible. We go beyond just your investments and take a team approach to help you build, protect, manage and transfer your wealth.

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Four Pillars Illustrated

The foundation of a successful plan for wealth management rests upon four pillars–build, manage, protect, and transition wealth. A concept, which is clearly illustrated in the fictional life of John Jones. Investment: Build Mr. Jones has successfully started his...

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Women Face Challenges in a Post-Pandemic World

The COVID-19 economic crisis tested the mettle of all Americans, particularly working mothers. Research shows that the pandemic's impacts on women have been far-reaching and potentially long-lasting. Now that the U.S. economy is picking up steam, it may be more...

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Insurance for a Long Life

For most types of insurance, we are thinking about protecting others and removing ourselves from the liability of other’s harm. It’s not about a big payout for us, it’s about preventing a big payout from us. Insurance is often viewed as protection for us and our...

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A Beginner’s Introduction To Whole Life Insurance

September is Life Insurance Awareness month. According to the insurance industry research arm LIMRA, new insurance policy sales are up sharply, and total premium growth from new and existing whole life insurance policies in 2021 in particular is projected at a...

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Lessons for Everyone from Celebrity Estates

Estate planning is for everyone, not just the rich and famous, but the rich and famous are more fun to read about. Here are two recent examples that illustrate just how complicated estate settlement can be. The Queen of Soul – Aretha Franklin In order to keep...

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Social Security 101

As a program to help everyone save for retirement, Social Security ought to be simple, but it is surprisingly complicated in the number of choices it provides. The appropriate actions for maximizing benefits are by no means obvious, and can become even more complex...

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Addressing Inflation In An Investment Portfolio

In June, the Federal Reserve confirmed that only some of the inflationary price pressures we’ve been witnessing are transitory, and it may need to move up interest rate increases, though likely not until 2023. As investors, we will need to look even harder for ways...

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Are Inflation Concerns Themselves Inflated?

The “topic of the day” in the financial press lately has been inflation.  As the economy has started back up, coming out of the lockdowns, there have been a variety of supply chain disruptions, leading to spot shortages and price increases.  Are these indications...

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Your Retirement Game Plan

Although we look forward to retirement throughout our careers, entering it is an unfamiliar experience, one that will be especially challenging for anyone not fully prepared for it. Our primary focus when deciding if we’re ready to retire is typically financial...

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When Economic Changes Come, Who Will You Turn To?

It starts with trust and ends with a multitude of questions and qualifications. You would never delegate substantial wealth management to someone you do not trust, yet those family members you trust most may not have the experience needed to take over in the case...

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Competing In a Tightening Job Market Successful businesses are built on many key ingredients, and one of the most important are its employees. Everyone is relieved that the economy is getting back on track, and unemployment has been steadily going down. As the job market...

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Keeping Up With Rising College Tuition

If it seems as though college is getting more expensive every day, that’s because it is. College tuition costs have been going up for the last 100 years, and though it seems as though they couldn’t possibly find a way to go higher, it keeps on happening. Does going...

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Information from Arvest Wealth Management and Arvest Trust

Arvest Wealth Management is working alongside our bank partners to ensure we are actively implementing best practices as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local government authorities. Investing options For investment account...

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New Acronyms for Old Wisdom?

People don’t always act rationally, and they don’t always invest rationally either. Stock prices may not follow expectations, and emotions may cause impulse decisions. New acronyms have shown up on Reddit in the last few months that have become associated with...

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“Gamification” Psychology in the Stock Market

The recent volatility of GameStop stock and limitation of purchasing some stocks in January by some brokerage firms has sown confusion and mistrust in the way that the stock market functions. The rise of “free” trading mobile apps and fractional share investing...

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Lifetime Tax Benefits for Your Retirement Money

According to the Pew Research Group, the number of retired Baby Boomers had been growing annually since 2011 at a rate of about 2 million on average, but in 2020 that number jumped to 3.2 million. These retirements may have been long planned, or the...

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Return of the RMDs

2020 was the year when required minimum distributions (RMDs) were not required from IRAs and qualified retirement plans. Given the economic uncertainty of the economy and the volatility of the financial markets, Congress wanted to give everyone maximum flexibility...

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