Van Der Noord Financial Advisors



Greenville Office
420 The Parkway, Suite G2
The Village at Thornblade
Greer, SC 29650






Doing Better than Your Friends

 “ALL MY FRIENDS ARE GETTING BETTER RETURNS THAN ME.” (or “EVERYONE IS DOING BETTER THAN ME” )  Such overly generalized statements are indicative of our first hiccup in an otherwise smooth transition to Goals Based Wealth Management (GBWM). If I’ve heard this from one or two of my clients, I must assume that several more are thinking it. So, in the spirit of “cutting straight” the truth and administering an antidote to the pervasive myths
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Addressing Life Expectancy in GBWM

ADDRESSING LIFE EXPECTANCY IN GBWM  For this issue of OUR PROCESS, I want to review another equally important assumption – life expectancy. Life expectancy is relevant to the planning process because it affects duration i.e. how long the plan needs to last. To be certain, we want a plan that we build/craft for a client to last as long as or longer than they do.
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Addressing Taxes & Inflation in GBWM

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How Much Foreign is Too Much Foreign?

How Much Foreign is Too Much Foreign?The topic for this issue of OUR PROCESS came about from two current events; first, what is happening in Turkey and the possible ramifications on other Nations and second, from a book Rick just completed on China.Unlike Venezuela, what is happening in the country of Turkey matters much more not only because they are a member of NATO, but also because their economy affects many more nations than the limited regional issue caused by Venezuela’s problems. A
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