Category: Financial Planning

Maximizing Your Equity Compensation Plan

December 7 2023
As the year comes to a close, you should consider reevaluating your finances and taking steps to optimize your financial plan. For those with equity compensation packages, this can become a burden due to the various outcomes and their implications on your tax picture. The complexities of stock plans can […]...

Who Should Inherit Your Wealth?

October 24 2023
It’s a simple question but doesn’t necessarily have a simple answer: When you are no longer around to enjoy your wealth, who should inherit it? There are several possibilities. Immediate family, extended family, close friends, and charitable causes are all popular options, but depending on your individual circumstances, your ultimate...

The Power of Trust: Why Fiduciary Wealth Managers Are the Right Choice

May 22 2023
In the complex world of wealth management, one concept stands out as the cornerstone of a successful client-advisor relationship: fiduciary duty. A fiduciary wealth manager is an investment professional who is legally bound to act in the best interests of their clients. Croak Asset Management CEO and Senior Wealth Advisor, […]...

Q1, 2023, Quarterly Market Commentary

April 14 2023
A Shift Towards Growth Our focus has been on value stocks over the past year, which included investments in companies that were deemed undervalued by the market. These funds performed well over the course of the year and provided a more stable alternative to most equity sectors. However, a recent shift gives us a higher […]...