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Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Want to set your kids up for financial success? Here are the top 2 financial lessons I would teach.

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Have you set aside a retirement nest egg? Learn how to make your savings last with these withdrawal strategies.

Friday, March 8, 2024

Ready to make the most of your tax savings this year? Discover top strategies to keep more of what you earn.

Monday, February 12, 2024

Gain valuable insights to avoid these financial mistakes and optimize your financial strategies for success. Jim Callens is a financial advisor based in Folsom, CA.

Thursday, January 18, 2024

Ever wondered: What exactly is the S&P 500? Why does it matter? How does it impact my investments? Here’s everything you need to know.

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Thursday, December 14, 2023

Warm wishes for a joyful holiday season from our team at GLH&C Financial Services to yours. May your days be merry and bright!

Friday, November 24, 2023

AI is everywhere right now. While it can do a lot, it can’t replace the personalized advice from a trusted financial advisor.

Friday, October 13, 2023

Your family’s future is priceless. Learn how to evaluate your life insurance coverage for the perfect fit for your loved ones.

Thursday, September 21, 2023

Curious about my personal approach to managing and investing money? Read about my strategy of research, discipline, and patience.

Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Hold on tight to your wealth and make it work FOR you! Read 10 tips to increase your money’s potential and pursue your financial future.

Monday, July 10, 2023

Financial planning and investment management are two important aspects of your financial health, but they’re not the same thing.

Monday, June 12, 2023

The death of a spouse is an unthinkable event. Don’t be caught off guard without a plan. Learn how to safeguard your money and your future.

Thursday, May 11, 2023

Should you pay off your mortgage or invest your money? Check out our latest article to help you decide which option is right for you.

Friday, April 14, 2023

We all love tax season, right? Even if you carefully keep all your documents and records, there’s always a chance you could be surprised by something when it comes time to file—especially after all the economic pressures...

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Two major banks collapsed in three days. Here’s what consumers need to know about safeguarding their savings.

Monday, March 6, 2023

Do you earn too much to contribute to a Roth IRA? Learn about the advantages of backdoor IRAs.

Monday, February 20, 2023

Is inflation making you question your retirement plans? Here are 6 strategies to help you stay on course with your retirement.

Monday, January 30, 2023

Are your finances prepared for 2023? Use this guide to get your financial house in order for the new year.

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

If working with a financial advisor has been advantageous for you, consider referring your advisor to a loved one so I can also help someone you care about.

Thursday, December 15, 2022

GLH&C Financial Services wishes you Happy Holidays. We hope this holiday season brings you joy.

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Do you wonder if you’d have a larger nest egg now if you’d been more financially savvy in your younger years? It’s never too late to implement those strategies!

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Where is the economy headed? Catch up with this mid-year market update.

Sunday, July 31, 2022

When searching for a financial advisor, “fee-only” is a term to look out for! But what does it mean, and why is it important?

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Looking for financial success? Find out how you can maximize your potential with these 6 habits.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

It’s no secret that things in our world are a bit uncertain these days. It feels like we’re constantly waiting for the other shoe to drop. Most of us dislike this level of uncertainty, but do you know what dislikes it even more? The market.

Monday, April 25, 2022

No one likes talking about the death of a loved one, but no one likes being unprepared either. Here’s how to prepare for an unexpected death.

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Are you 10 years away from retiring? Here are 10 things you should be doing right now to prepare.

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

The events of the last few weeks in Ukraine have been stressful and upsetting to many of us. The buildup of Russian forces along the border, rising tensions, and the ensuing attack have caused worldwide shockwaves.

Thursday, February 3, 2022

Prices just keep going up. Here’s why inflation is a top headline and what you need to know about your purchasing power.

Saturday, December 4, 2021

Are you feeling an extra financial burden this holiday season? I get it! Let me help you and your friends and family this year and beyond.

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

If there’s ever a time when we need to stop and take stock of all that we have to be grateful for, it’s now. Many of us said goodbye to 2020 and started the new year with hope and crossed our fingers for a turnaround. But...

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

When we’re in the daily grind of our working years, it’s easy to think of retirement as a vague future event. Yes, we plan for retirement, save for retirement, and dream of retirement, but we often approach it as one single...

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Folsom, CA—the place I’m proud to call home. Our family and business have been nestled in the foothills outside of Sacramento since 1999. The quaint downtown and iconic Rainbow Bridge make for a picture-perfect setting. But...

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

We’re all juggling what feels like a million priorities. But really only a select few make it to the top of our priorities list. What tops your list? Family? Or maybe health or a sense of purpose? Although money likely...

Friday, July 23, 2021

After what 2020 threw at us, I think it’s increasingly clear to everyone that life is unpredictable and we don’t have nearly as much control as we think. In a year, we changed how we work, go to school, and even how we...

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Long-term care costs have risen dramatically across the nation over the last few years, and California residents are no stranger to the sticker shock that comes with the increased costs. In California, the average cost to care for a...

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing is a particular type of investing strategy that has grown in popularity with more socially conscious investors in recent years. ESG investing takes a broader picture into account...

Friday, April 9, 2021

Recently, I started working with many of my clients’ children from the ages of 23 to 35 and older. I enjoy working with this group of young people because we can start implementing good habits early. These good financial...

Monday, March 22, 2021

Being a homeowner comes with much satisfaction—but a hefty price tag as well. And since most of us are unable to pay for a house in full, we are saddled with a mortgage as soon as we’re handed the keys to our new home. This...

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Tax season is here, but before you groan in protest, we’re here to help! We’ve created a thorough checklist to make your tax-preparation experience as smooth and simple as possible so you can get back to doing what you love...

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

2021 is technically the year of the ox, but let’s make it the year you fulfill those financial ambitions. Where do you start? Reviewing your financial plan in the new year is a good starting point. As life happens, your financial...

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Happy Holidays, this year has been a year to remember and appreciate what we are all able to adjust to. I wanted to take a moment before we wrap up this year to wish you and yours a happy holiday and a refreshing new year! The holiday...

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

If you feel like someone tossed 2020 in a blender, pressed start, and threw everything in an uproar, you’re not alone. Most, if not all of us, have experienced canceled plans, work stoppages or adjustments, complicated family...

Monday, October 5, 2020

It might surprise you that it wasn’t until the Equal Credit Opportunity Act of 1974 that women could participate equally in financial transactions. Prior to that, it was fathers or husbands that had to cosign for a woman just to...

Thursday, September 17, 2020

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that life is full of unpredictable events. If you start thinking about everything that could go wrong, you’ll give yourself gray hairs and a hefty dose of anxiety. That’s where...

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

No one expected 2020 to look like this: a global pandemic, increased market volatility, and political uncertainty; and that’s not even all we’ve encountered! First and foremost, the coronavirus crisis brought about drastic...

Monday, July 6, 2020

We’ve all heard the saying “Hindsight is 20/20.” It shouldn’t be news to us that in the midst of a situation, it’s hard to see clearly, and that it’s only when you look back on it that you have a...

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Don’t you wish you could feel unquestionably confident about your finances? You don’t have to look far to find financial advice or so-called proven formulas that promise to bring you financial success. And while...

Thursday, May 14, 2020

By Jim Callens Up until now, a global pandemic probably sounded like something that only happened in movies. Uncertain times?—more like scary or downright panic-inducing. In the midst of unprecedented volatility regarding the...

Saturday, March 28, 2020

We are living in unprecedented times, with hourly briefings and updates that cause many of us to panic or at least lose sleep at night. We get it. Life is going to look very different for a while. Thankfully, one thing that won’t...

Friday, March 13, 2020

As global markets continue their roller coaster ride due to fears surrounding the coronavirus, our most recent bull market officially turned into a bear market. But what does that mean? And are we on the verge of another recession like...

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

My decision to become a financial advisor wasn’t just a shot in the dark; it was deeply personal. When I was 18, my parents had to auction off the farm that had been in our family for two generations due to financial problems. It...