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A tip for Financial Advisors, And an Insight for The Consumer

Bob’s Pearls of Wisdom: The ‘Old’ Man Shares His Thoughts!   For years I have been a watcher of the facial expressions and the body language of Financial Advisors and their prospective clients who are together for their first-time visit. In fact, I was a Sales Trainer for 15 years!  There always appears to be […]

Remembering John Lewis

The world lost a great leader this week when Congressman John Lewis passed away. Lots of words have already been written honoring him, and others will do a better job than I can explaining why his legacy matters, and how we as a country can honor his legacy. I strongly encourage you to read the […]

Where to buy sustainable PPE & support communities that need your help

We’re proud to be a Certified B Corp (see our scores here), and we try to raise the visibility of members of this amazing community whenever we have the opportunity. Today, we’re highlighting companies in the B Corp community that have shifted to producing sustainable Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). If you are in need of […]

COVID-19 Impacts on your IRA for 2020

On March 27, the President signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES” Act), the third COVID-19 relief bill, into law. The more than $2 trillion package seeks to address financial pressures facing individuals, businesses, and state and local governments due to the pandemic. The law also provides emergency funding for hospitals, testing, […]

What we’re doing internally and the importance of planning

In the spirit of full transparency, we thought it would be worth taking a minute to discuss how Common Interests has prepared for emergencies. Our first priority is the security of our clients’ accounts and our ability to provide access and up-to-date information in times of crisis. To this end, we have conducted rigorous due […]

Examining Sustainable Investing Responsible investing Impact Investing Financial Wellness

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the opinions and comments on this blog are not the opinions or comments of Max Mintz, Bob Goellner, Common Interests, Vanderbilt Financial Group or its employees unless otherwise stated as such.  No one should infer from the posts a recommendation to buy or sell any security. All investing involves risk.