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The year and the new decade are already busy. Here are some recent articles you might have missed that feature Facet. There’s some great advice about setting financial goals, teaching your kids about money, what to put on your wedding registry, how to invest in yourself and more. They’re all quick reads, enjoy!

  1. Unbiased experts name the best places to trust with your money in 2020.

    NerdWallet Names Facet Wealth the best online financial planning service NerdWallet, January, 2020

    “We’re excited to honor Facet Wealth as NerdWallet’s 2020 Best-of Award winner within the Best Online Financial Planning Service category. Facet Wealth has proven to be best-in-class at delivering consumers personalized guidance with its holistic, affordable planning services.” – Shelby Washington, General Manager, Investing at NerdWallet

  2. Go beyond New Year’s resolutions with a 10-year financial plan based on your goals.

    How to Set Financial Goals for a New — Gulp! — Decade HerMoney, December 19, 2019

    “Setting goals that are based on your values and your personal beliefs will not only motivate you, but will make success more likely as they are tied to your authentic self.” -Brent Weiss, Co-founder and Chief Evangelist

  3. The SECURE (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement) Act adds new opportunities (and a few gotchas) to retirement planning.

    5 Reasons to Rethink Your Retirement Strategy in 2020 MoneyWise, January 1, 2020

    “The legislation, signed into law on Dec. 20, was designed to help Americans boost their retirement savings. Hardly anyone is socking away enough money for the golden years, and more than a quarter of U.S. adults have nothing saved at all, according to the Federal Reserve.” – Neve Gotshalk, MoneyWise

  4. Money isn’t a taboo subject: How to teach your kids about money, spending, saving and giving.

    Why You Should Talk to Your Child About Your Family’s Finances Colorado Parent, January, 2020

    “Giving kids control over their own spending—even if it’s just $1—teaches value in ways that simply watching cannot. And when the stakes are low, parents can let them make mistakes and use them as lessons.” – Chris Miller, CFP®

  5. Facet’s CEO is committed to building a financial planning company for the rest of us in Baltimore, Silicon Valley-style.

    Anders Jones, Founder and CEO, Facet Wealth  WPOC-FM, CEOs You Should Know, January 7, 2020

    “His leadership has attracted top talent from industry heavyweights, who see in Facet a potential game-changer for the delivery of financial planning and a responsible solution for clients who might otherwise be denied much-needed help with their financial lives.” – WPOC-FM

  6. To advance your career, invest in yourself: your education, your skills, the things that make you more valuable.

    The ultimate guide to making more money in 2020 The Ladders $100k Club, January 9, 2020

    “If you want to bring in more cash and create more wealth in the future, start today with an investment in your education or your career. Start developing the skills you need to move to the next level within your organization, to join a new firm, or to start your own business,” – Brent Weiss, Co-founder and Chief Evangelist

  7. The right way and wrong way to set up your wedding registry, and other financial tips for couples.

    The 8 Most Common Financial Mistakes Engaged Couples Make Wedding Wire, January 9, 2020

    “If neither of you love to cook, a large set of expensive knives is not going to change that. On the other hand, if you love to camp, an expensive cooler might be a great long-term investment. Remember, your guests want to shower you with gifts you will use.” – Hali Browne London, CFP®