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Welcome Kirt Runyan

Welcome Kirt Runyan to the SRB Team

David Shotwell

Welcome, Kirt Runyan! We are excited to announce that Kirt Runyan has joined our team, working as an Administrative Assistant in our Lansing office. While he is new to the financial planning industry, he has extensive customer service and administrative experience. He is helping to: schedule client meetings sends follow-up emails grabbing the phones streamline […]

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Amy Gauden

Exciting Announcement – Amy Gauden FPQP®

David Shotwell

We are extremely proud to announce that Amy Gauden, who joined our firm in 2016, has earned her Financial Paraplanner Qualified Professional designation. This certification program (FPQP® for short) has prepared Amy to take on a larger role at Shotwell Rutter Baer helping Dave and Nick develop and implement client financial plans. The FPQP® curriculum […]

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Helping Your College Student Budget

Helping Your College Student Budget

David Shotwell

https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/kitchen_table_45.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadEach summer we look forward to working with new interns through our teaching program. Today we interview Ashley, a senior at Michigan State University in the Wealth Management Program. Nick goes on the record saying she our favorite female internet of all time! We have a lot of clients […]

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First Quarter 2021 Market Review And Outlook

Second Quarter 2021: Market Review and Outlook

David Shotwell

https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/kitchen_table_46.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHere is our review of the Second Quarter of 2021. If you have any questions or would like a review of your portfolio and financial plan, contact our advisors by calling or emailing us at 517-321-4832 or info@srbadvisors.com. 2Q 2021 Broad Markets The market has continued to climb through […]

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Top 5 Investor Concerns For The Second Half Of 2021

Top 5 Investor Concerns for the Second Half of 2021

David Shotwell

2021 has been a historic year for the economy and stock market. Economic activity is recovering at a once-in-a-lifetime pace as businesses expand and consumers spend. While the recession and recovery have been unusual by historical standards, there are reasons to believe that diversified portfolios can do well, even with the uncertainty of inflation and […]

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Inflation And Your Portfolio

Inflation and Your Portfolio

David Shotwell

https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/kitchen_table_37.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadInflation has dominated the financial headlines over the last few weeks. We’ve seen some of the fastest price increases in decades for some everyday goods and services and commodities. Inflation can impact the financial markets, and we know it has been on the minds of many of our clients. […]

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Investment Real Estate

Investment Real Estate and Rental Properties

David Shotwell

https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/kitchen_table_36.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadInvestment Real Estate and Rental Properties – Is it a good idea or not? Join Dave and Nick as they talk about the pros and cons of real estate as an investment strategy. Hear Dave’s opinion on why he decided it wasn’t for him. There’s an adage when it […]

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American Rescue Plan

American Rescue Plan

David Shotwell

https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/kitchen_table_28.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadLast week, the government passed the American Rescue Plan, which provided the third round of stimulus payments. This also includes enhanced child tax credits and unemployment benefits. These potential payments and tax credits all have qualifications based on income levels and provide some planning opportunities. The bill provided stimulus […]

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Cyber Security Presentation from Doberman Technologies

David Shotwell

Last week, Ian Richardson from Doberman Technologies presented a webinar for our clients on how to think about personal cybersecurity, and with tips and best practices to stay safe online. You can check out a recording of his presentation below:          

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