Financial Blog

20 04, 2020

Overcoming Analysis Paralysis

2020-04-20T17:21:18+00:00April 20th, 2020|Deep Thoughts|

It has been a long time since we have witnessed this much uncertainty in the world. In general, our everyday lives have been disrupted with little to no guarantees that normalcy will return soon… or even later. As an investor, [...]

6 04, 2020

Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

2020-04-08T21:14:15+00:00April 6th, 2020|Deep Thoughts|

We have seen some unprecedented events occur in the past several weeks and we here at White Raven Financial are experiencing moments of bewilderment just like everyone else. For many Americans, life has been turned sideways and questions remain about [...]

2 04, 2020

Sigh; Another Week

2020-04-08T21:14:15+00:00April 2nd, 2020|Our Bird's-eye View|

“Yes, I’m aware of all the new expressions” the dog, named Tu, said with his latest look of indifference. You’ve heard them too…: “social distancing of at least 6 feet”; “we are alone together”; “we will come through this stronger [...]

4 03, 2020

Our Office

2020-04-08T21:14:15+00:00March 4th, 2020|Our Bird's-eye View|

The Wall Street Journal recently published an article on ways you could make your workday better. Many of you may have had a glimpse of the interactions in our small office and noted the easy interactions between Diane and Brett, [...]

21 02, 2020

Give Your Retirement a Raise

2020-04-08T21:14:15+00:00February 21st, 2020|Deep Thoughts|

With pension plans becoming increasingly rare over the years, we are now personally responsible for making sure we are on track for our retirement. There are a variety of retirement accounts such as a 401(k), 403(b), SIMPLE IRA, Roth IRA, [...]

6 02, 2020

What We Do Not Know

2020-04-08T21:14:15+00:00February 6th, 2020|Our Bird's-eye View|

In our last blog, we wrote on our goal to further our research into Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) standards; both on how it is used in our world of finance and in our personal business workspace. We were quite [...]

21 01, 2020

Getting Schooled Part II

2020-04-08T21:14:15+00:00January 21st, 2020|Deep Thoughts|

In our last publication, we discussed ways to plan for higher education costs by utilizing different types of accounts to grow your money. In this edition, we will look at how to prepare for the cost of college. A basic [...]

8 01, 2020

We’re Not Perfect

2020-04-08T21:14:15+00:00January 8th, 2020|Our Bird's-eye View|

“These chairs are very uncomfortable!!”. “Oh”, we thought in our minds. And after our visitor had left, we chatted about the comment and wondered how many others felt the same way about our chairs but were too shy to mention [...]

20 11, 2019

Gettin’ Schooled

2020-04-08T21:14:16+00:00November 20th, 2019|Deep Thoughts|

The total amount of student loan debt is well on its way to approaching the $1.6 trillion mark.  That is trillion with a “T”. The average household with student debt owes $47,671, per a NerdWallet 2018 household debt study1. Those [...]