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Given the challenging and unpredictable times, we understand the necessity and importance of key investment planning guidance. Whether you are new to investing or are an experienced investor, our resources below will provide you with the knowledge to invest confidently to achieve your long-term financial goals.

Checklist: What You Need to Know About Investment Planning in 5 Simple Steps 

Creating your investment plan does not have to be a complex process. You should first consider your current financial situation, as well as the goals you wish to achieve.

We've simplified the process for both new and experienced investors through our checklist. Follow the steps in our guide to ensure you are on track to reach your financial goals for the future.

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How Women Can Own Their Net Worth Through Investment Planning

Life is full of unexpected twists and turns that can have dramatic financial impacts on women, making careful, well-conceived investment planning crucial. For that reason and more, it is essential for women to know their net worth and, better yet, own their net worth.

Secure Your Financial Future: Investment Insights for Young Adults and Professionals

For college students and young professionals, goal-focused investment planning can provide a kickstart to saving for retirement that will result in a big payoff over time.

Short-Term Investment Planning: Make a Three-to-Five-Year Horizon Work for You

Short-term investing involves a different mix of investment instruments than long-term investing. There’s only so much you can accomplish with a short time horizon, but with careful planning, you can make the most of the money and time you have.

Preparing for the Unexpected: Investment Planning for Major Life Changes

Life can turn on a dime and unexpected life changes can impact – or even derail – the best investment planning efforts. Job loss, divorce, major illness, or an unexpected death can jeopardize the plans that investors have for their lives, necessitating a reassessment of financial priorities.


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Episode 13: Women and Investing: Owning Your Worth

Barnes Wendling Director Janine Iacobelli chats with Senior Wealth Strategy Associate, Emily Minnich, CFP, and Senior Vice President of Wealth Management, Damion Crannis, of UBS Financial Services to discuss how women can achieve their financial goals by owning their net worth.

Episode 14: Key Investment Insights for Young Adults and Professionals

Listen to our latest episode where Barnes Wendling Director Mike Pappas and Director of Private Wealth Management with The BCJC Group of Baird, Jerry Jarzabek, CFP, CPWA, share their investment insights for college students and young professionals.

Episode 15: Beyond COVID-19: Investment Planning Strategies to Implement Now

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought on new financial stressors that are still impacting our world today. Join us as Barnes Wendling Director Mike Pappas talks with Mike Shebak, Senior Managing Director and Head of Institutional Consulting at Clearstead, and Dale Vernon, Principal at Bernstein Global Wealth Management, to discuss building financial security through various investment planning strategies that will last post-pandemic.

Episode 16: Divorce and Widowhood: Crucial Investment Planning Insights

Divorce or the passing of a spouse can be the most significant life-changing events one can face, along with the added financial challenges presented after these events. In this episode, Barnes Wendling Director Mike Pappas and Client Strategist at BNY Mellon Wealth Management Amy Vegh share their investment insights for divorce and widowhood.

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