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Filbrandt Staff Members Volunteer at Kids' Carnival in Team-Building Outing

One of the objectives of the Filbrandt & Company annual staff training and development day is to engage in team-building opportunities which give back to the local community. On...

Posted: Aug 16, 2018

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Paying Off Debt Not Always the Best Strategy

Paying off debt is a goal of many people as they approach retirement. Most of our clients and people we meet with want to have their home paid off...

Posted: May 17, 2018 By Michael Filbrandt

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Looking Forward

Dear Clients, Associates and Friends, As we begin a new year, this is a great time to reflect for a moment on 2017 and then look forward to 2018...

Posted: Jan 23, 2018 By Michael Filbrandt

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Open Enrollment is a Great Time for a Benefits Analysis

This is the time of year when you begin to see and hear lots of advertisements for insurance and benefits companies. They want you to keep them in mind...

Posted: Oct 15, 2017

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93 Percent of Americans Think Financial Advisers Should Be Fiduciaries

Americans overwhelmingly favor the intent of the Department of Labor’s so-called “fiduciary rule,” which went into effect on June 9. According to a survey by Financial Engines, 93 percent...

Posted: Sep 28, 2017

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Here’s What Trump’s Change to ‘Fiduciary Rule’ Means to Professors

You may have heard that a Department of Labor ruling designed to safeguard the interests of retirement plan investors has been placed on temporary hold by President Trump. Here’s...

Posted: Feb 06, 2017

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Professors Put Financial Advisers to the Test – and They Failed

A recent study by professors at MIT, and Harvard and Hamburg universities, found the quality of financial advice commonly given to clients was “highly troubling.”  Those were the words...

Posted: Nov 27, 2016

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Scott Kornstedt Gives Back to Specialty Health Care Center

Two days after their daughter was born in March 2013, Scott and Carrie Kornstedt received some unnerving news. A routine blood test revealed Raegan has a condition known as...

Posted: Oct 19, 2016

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Why Your Part B Medicare Premiums Are Likely to Increase

Premiums for Part B Medicare coverage are likely to increase significantly in 2017, and wealthier Americans will see a substantially greater increase than the majority of beneficiaries. Individuals earning...

Posted: Oct 03, 2016