2017 Investment News 40 Under 40 Award Winner: Megan Rindskopf

June 19, 2017 Congratulations to Megan Rindskopf Lokitis on being named to Investment News’ 40 Under 40 for 2017.  Megan is such an important part of Alpha Financial and we are thrilled that she has received this recognition for her hard work and contributions to Alpha Financial and the financial planning profession. http://www.investmentnews.com/section/40-under-40/2017/profile/33/Megan-Rindskopf   See Important Disclosure Information

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How to Advise Clients on the Expat Experience

October 27, 2016 Wall Street Journal Ann Reilley Gugle was featured in an article addressing the experience of working and living abroad as an expatriate.  Ann is the principal and chief executive of Alpha Financial Advisors in Charlotte, N.C.  *** You can read the full article from The Wall Street Journal, here

Individual Investors Wade In as Stocks Soar

March 10, 2017 Wall Street Journal Ann Reilley Gugle was featured in an article addressing how individual investors are handling the US stock market hitting new all-time highs. The article includes insights from a particular client of Alpha Financial.  Ann is the principal and chief executive of Alpha Financial Advisors in Charlotte, N.C.  *** You can read the full article …

This Is Why More People Are Investing, Not Spending, Their HSA Health Care Savings

March 20, 2017 Investor’s Business Daily by Donald Jay Korn Most people who contribute to health savings accounts are setting aside tax-free money to use for medical expenses as they arise. But a growing number of HSA members can afford to invest contributions in stocks, mutual funds and other investment vehicles. According to the 2016 Year-End Devenir HSA Research Report, …

Financial Planners Teaching Clients There’s More to Money Than Stock Returns

March 6, 2019 TheStreet by Scott Van Voorhis Clients of financial planners remain focused on portfolio returns, even though there are big value adds elsewhere. Financial planners are increasingly embracing a “holistic,” broad-based service model that focuses less on investment returns and more on developing a healthy financial lifestyle.   Yet clients have yet to completely buy into the new …

Three Financial Advisers Discuss 2015 Outlook

December 15, 2014 Wall Street Journal by Daisy Maxey How Investors Can Prepare for Increased Volatility and Tax Issues Stocks have enjoyed an unprecedented rally since the end of recession in 2009, but many investors are bracing for an interest-rate hike that could shake U.S. stock and bond markets in 2015. Global turmoil, meanwhile, looks set to continue in the …

Here’s what might happen if Trump rolls back the new financial advisor rule

February 22, 2017   KHOU by KHOU Staff   A rule that would require financial advisers to act in their clients’ best interests is another regulation facing a possible rollback by the Trump administration. The “fiduciary rule,” which has been in the works for over a year, is scheduled to finally go into effect in April. The rule aims to change how …

How to Find the Right Financial Adviser for You and Your Money

July 20, 2016 Kiplinger’s Personal Finance by Lisa Gerstner & Kimberly Lankford Financial advisers come in a confusing array of professional designations, with different fee structures and areas of expertise. Americans aren’t making the grade when it comes to managing their finances—or at least they don’t think they are. On average, U.S. households give themselves a C+ on their ability …

Alpha Financial named to Best Financial Advisors in Charlotte & Asheville, NC for 2018 by AdvisoryHQ

RANKING & REVIEWS BEST ASHEVILLE & CHARLOTTE FINANCIAL ADVISORS 2018 Ranking | How Do You Find a Reputable Financial Advisor in Charlotte or Asheville? Charlotte and Asheville are two areas in North Carolina where wealth is growing quickly, and there is an increasing need for Charlotte wealth management firms and Asheville wealth management firms. Clients need a Charlotte financial advisor …