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Rowling & Associates Blog

Get helpful tips for managing your money, financial planning information, tax savings, and financial news in these blog posts. 

We enjoy making the complicated financial world simple for our clients. From short blog posts to full articles and even videos, financial professionals Sheryl Rowling and Steve Doster explain the topics that are important to you. There are also blog posts by our younger team members addressing the financial issues the X and Y Generations are dealing with now.
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Compound It!

The power of compounding can give you a greater accumulation of funds by saving regularly and early.

Do I need to save to my 401(k) in my 20’s or 30’s?

Financial planning is best done by focusing on the big picture and then hammering down the details required to make it a reality. Your financial plan is more of a mosaic than a big canvas painting; a combination of diverse elements forming a coherent whole.

Downsizing Your Home: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

It might be time to give up on your dream home! Even though it is exactly what you wanted, maybe you raised your kids in that home or spent 25 years there, you might realize that the upkeep needed to maintain it takes too much time, energy, and money. Downsizing your home might be an option you should consider.

Who Wants to be a Millennial Millionaire?

Have the time and money to do what you want, when you want, by embracing these three financial strategies now!

Understanding Automated Rebalancing Software

Over a decade ago, Rowling & Associates was tired of spending almost a week out of every month rebalancing client accounts. The time had come to invest in a cutting-edge, automated rebalancing tool to help facilitate the process.

Saving for a Rainy Day

Did you make a New Year’s resolution to start saving more money? It could be a tough challenge if you leave it to chance. Saving money, like many goals, is more easily accomplished when you have a plan.

Moving Out of the Country?

Whether you’re thinking about moving to another country once you retire or to just try something new, there’s a lot to know before you go.

The Week of Sheryl Rowling

Sheryl just finished a week of unparalleled exposure for her and her various endeavors. Sheryl continually shows that the sky is her limit.

Smart Money Moves for Graduate School Students

With the cost of graduate school tuition ranging anywhere between $30,000 to $70,000, it may be hard to think of your graduate school years as a time to better position yourself to achieve your long term financial goals.

Tax Planning Opportunities for the Remainder of 2016

As the end of 2016 approaches, there are several tax planning moves you can make to minimize your tax liabilities and possibly minimize your tax liability in the future. Not every option will work for every taxpayer; however with a little planning you may be able to save a lot of money.