What happens if you don’t use all of your 529 account funds and there’s no school to be paid for? Castlepoint Partner and Advisor Jake Weatherford, CFP®, explains a new rule from the Secure Act 2.0 that will let you roll your 529 into a Roth IRA.
2022 Portfolio Performance and the Future of Social Security
As we continue to march into a new year, Castlepoint Partner Jake Weatherford, CFP®, and Castlepoint Portfolio Manager Adam Lee, CFA® provide perspective on your portfolio’s performance in 2022, as well as what Social Security may look like in the coming years.
6 Tips for High-Income Earners with a 401(k)
Many companies offer a 401(k) as a retirement savings plan. If you’re trying to decide how to invest your 401(k), Castlepoint Partner Jake Weatherford, CFP®, provides six tips that could help high-income earners maximize their 401(k) retirement plan.
Financial Planning Journey with Ansel Jeffries
Castlepoint Partner & Advisor Jake Weatherford, CFP®, sits down with Castlepoint Associate & Marketing Specialist Ansel Jeffries to discuss Ansel’s career journey from college to financial planning.
Brokerage Accounts for Your Kids
We all have reasons why we want to invest and plan for the future. In this Jake’s Take video, Castlepoint Partner Jake Weatherford, CFP®, discusses how to save for your children or grandchildren using 529 plans, UTMA & UGMA custodial accounts, and custodial Roth IRAs.
College Student Summer Savings Options
If you know a college student looking for ways to save their hard-earned money this summer, this video from Castlepoint Partner Jake Weatherford, CFP®, is just what they need! Check it out and share for some simple but valuable financial planning advice based on their individual goals.
The Advantages of Backdoor Roth IRA Conversions
401(k)s, IRAs, and company-sponsored savings plans are not one-size-fits-all retirement options. In this Jake’s Take video, Castlepoint Partner Jake Weatherford discusses the uses and advantages of a retirement savings technique called a backdoor Roth IRA conversion.
Where Does Cryptocurrency Fit in My Portfolio?
Cryptocurrency has become an exceedingly popular investment vehicle. In these videos, Castlepoint Partner Jake Weatherford and Castlepoint Portfolio Manager Adam Lee discuss whether or not crypto has a place in your portfolio and how to evaluate alternative investments.
In this video, Castlepoint Partner Jake Weatherford and Portfolio Manager Adam Lee explain why understanding the tax advantages of Asset LOCATION are just as important as being familiar with Asset ALLOCATION.
What do the events in Ukraine have to do with one’s investments?
With the recent tragic conflict between Russia and Ukraine, many people are wondering what they’re invested in and where. In this video, Castlepoint Partner Jake Weatherford tells you how to find out what is actually in your portfolio.