Smart Money Questions

Weekly investing and financial planning wisdom seeking to provide answers to your financial questions with your host, Matt Hausman.

Want to Know How We’re Investing Our Money?

Have you ever stopped to think about what your financial advisor invests in? You get a lot of advice and guidance but do they actually follow their own suggestions? We’re going to pull back the curtain and tell you how we manage our entire portfolio for the three businesses.


Show Notes:


Today's Rundown: 

0:34 – What we’re doing on today’s show.

1:10 – In the news: Local Pennsylvania couple facing a felony charge after spending more than $100,000 that was accidentally deposited into their bank account.

1:59 – This came up in my office recently from a client: I read an article that suggested I ask my advisor what they invest in.

2:47 – So today, I want to go through this question and discuss everything we are involved with in our office.

5:56 – Where is our emergency fund.

6:44 – Our tax money is also sitting in another bank account.

7:17 – We also have money invested in our three companies.  

8:54 – Let’s talk about investable assets. First our Health Savings Account.

10:55 – Maggie and I also put money away into an after-tax brokerage account that is invested in the same funds that I advise clients to invest in.

13:01 – We have established a company 401k plan, both traditional and Roth.     

15:27 – After investable assets, here’s what else we have. Our legal documents are in place and recently updated.

18:18 – On a quarterly basis, we review the financials of each firm.

18:56 – Looking at tax-planning opportunities as well.

19:58 – This is a look at what we’re doing and how we’re doing it.

21:23 – You might not be a business owner but hopefully you can get a better idea of what you should be considering.


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