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Investing is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

By Philip Tull | December 4, 2017

Have you ever committed to something and halfway there think, “Oh, that was a baaad decision?” Well, you have my absolute sympathies! I had signed up for the Savannah Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon – my first half marathon ever – and before this year I had never breached the 4 mile mark. After an […]

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1987: Memories of a Market Crash

By Robert W. Tull | November 1, 2017

Frozen. That’s the only way I can describe it. Mike, the other financial planner in our office, and I were listening to the report of the stock market rapidly dropping, while staring at each other in disbelief. It was October 19, 1987. We didn’t have a computer screen to look at, so the only continual […]

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Passive Index Funds vs Active Management Funds

By Philip Tull | September 15, 2017

Have you ever thought about how you make your choices every day? Take traffic, for instance. My brother lives in Washington, D.C., and works roughly an hour away from where he lives. On any given day there could be traffic that extends his drive 30-40minutes, or even more! Because of the traffic the shortest route […]

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Robin Tull Celebrates 30 Years in Financial Planning

By Robert W. Tull | July 23, 2015

Don’t accumulate possessions…accumulate experiences. Yes, it sounds like strange advice coming from a financial advisor. On a daily basis I counsel clients to grow their assets, because one day they will be drawing from them. But as I cross another milestone – July 7, 2015, marked my 30thAnniversary in the financial planning profession – I […]

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Doing Hard Things

By Robert W. Tull | May 8, 2015

April 20th was my son, Philip’s, 23rd birthday. He didn’t ask for much…all he wanted was for Mom and Dad to travel to Williamsburg with he and Janae, his lovely fiancée, and “do the ropes course.” Sounded to me like a fairly simple birthday request, so I said, “Let’s do it.” What is a ropes […]

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Longevity and Retirement Planning

By Robert W. Tull | March 12, 2015

If you knew exactly how long you would live, what would you do differently? Would you travel more and work less? Would you start your dream business? Would you sell your house and live on a cruise liner? Would you spend all your money, or stockpile it to leave to your loved ones? In the […]

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