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Castlepoint Blog: The Point

Don’t Fall for the Comparison Trap

In this article, Castlepoint CEO Kendall King explores the detrimental effects of comparison on our financial and personal well-being. Using insights from a Harvard experiment, Kendall illustrates how comparison skews our perception of happiness and success. He offers strategies to combat this mindset, including practicing gratitude, making value-aligned spending decisions, and surrounding oneself with inspiring individuals. These approaches aim to guide readers towards a more fulfilled and abundant life, free from comparison traps.

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Cash Equivalent Positions

In this episode of Questions With Kian, Castlepoint Associate Advisor Kian Rahmanzadeh, CFP®, MBA, explores the appeal of cash equivalents, which offer returns of about 5.5%. While the low-risk nature of cash-like positions may be attractive, it’s important to consider their lower growth potential compared to market investments, especially for long-term goals. Kian explains when cash equivalents can be advantageous and why they must align with an investor’s goals and investment horizon.

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Is $5 Million Enough to Make You Rich?

Is $5 Million enough to make you rich? In this blog post, Castlepoint CEO Kendall King explains why the answer to that question is different for everyone, and provides some practical ways you can find your “enough” number.

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