The Ins and Outs of Health Savings Accounts

Steven BriggsFinancial Planning, Health Savings, The Briggs BlogLeave a Comment

Our health and the cost of healthcare are some of the greatest risks to building and maintaining wealth in this generation. Medical debt accounts for more bankruptcies than any other financial event. Moreover, according to recent data from the Social Security Administration, a married couple has a greater than 50% chance of at least one partner living until age 90. … Read More

Losing Money in the Name of Diversification!

Steven BriggsFinancial Planning, Investment Management, The Briggs BlogLeave a Comment

A common buzzword in the investment world is the concept of “diversification.” Diversification at its core is the technique of mixing a wide variety of investments within a portfolio. The rationale behind this is that when your investments are diversified, you offset the risk of any one investment performing poorly to have a broadly negative effect on your portfolio. In … Read More