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Filbrandt & Company Announces the Creation of Filbrandt Private Trust

Filbrandt & Company, the Trusted Financial Resource for University Professionals, announces the creation of Filbrandt Private Trust. The new business entity provides trust solutions for professors who require the...

Posted: May 30, 2017

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Trusts Allow Your Estate to Be Safe, Private and Tailor-Made

Estate planning should not be a near-death experience. On the occasions when it happens that way, professors often default to a will. They believe everything will be accounted for...

Posted: Apr 20, 2017

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'Socially Responsible Investing' Gaining Momentum

A rapidly growing movement allows investors to put money into mutual funds that consist of businesses and causes important to them. Known as ESG (Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance)...

Posted: Apr 10, 2017

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Should You Purchase Long-Term Care Insurance?

The two primary questions professors ask about long-term medical care, also known as extended care, are, “Do I need it?” and “How do I pay for it?” According to...

Posted: Mar 06, 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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Is it Too Late to Create a Financial Plan in 2017?

Did you make a financial New Year’s resolution for 2017? About one-third of adults 18 and older surveyed by Fidelity Investments prior to the end of 2016 expressed the intent to...

Posted: Jan 23, 2017

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How to Avoid Critical Estate Planning Traps

Imagine having no control over how your assets are distributed after your death. Also imagine that you worked a lifetime to build up savings and assets that you hoped...

Posted: Dec 04, 2016

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Professors Put Financial Advisors 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 of...

Posted: Nov 27, 2016

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Election Impact: Post-Election Outlook and Strategies

Nobody is quite sure what changes will occur under the administration of President-elect Trump.  The financial markets initially lost more than 800 points in overnight futures trading last week upon...

Posted: Nov 14, 2016