Against your instincts? COVID-19 and your portfolio:

While the storm is raging today, we want to reassure you that we are prepared. When we designed your plan and portfolio, we were careful to understand the need and purpose of every dollar invested. Money that is needed for short-term priorities or as a buffer to...

COVID-19 and your portfolio: are you vaccinated?

So it seems clear now that the COVID-19 (Corona Virus) has infected global financial markets.  The bad news is that everyone in the world that has assets invested or has any connection to the global economy will be exposed.  The good news is that most financial...
What Happens If I Don’t File My Taxes?

What Happens If I Don’t File My Taxes?

You might wonder, “what really happens if I don’t file my taxes?” Well, for starters, there will be some financial consequences from the IRS (Internal Revenue Service). The IRS is pretty intimidating, but there is no need to panic. You should not ignore the tax...
Shaping Up Your Finances for 2020

Shaping Up Your Finances for 2020

Can you believe that the new year is right around the corner? It feels like 2019 just flew by! With a new year comes new opportunities for your finances, which is why it is important to set goals and resolutions for yourself and your family. Did you know that only...

3 Tips for Saving Money During the Holiday Season

As the holidays are quickly approaching, it is important to strategize your spending. The holidays can be an overwhelming time both emotionally and financially, so it is important to budget and plan ahead when it comes to gift-giving and spending. Overspending on...
4 Steps to Becoming An Industry Leader

4 Steps to Becoming An Industry Leader

There are several differences between being an industry leader and a business owner. While we could go on and list all of them, it is only worth noting the major difference: focus. The focus of a business owner is different from that of an industry leader. A business...
Ark Financial Named to the 15th Annual Aggie 100

Ark Financial Named to the 15th Annual Aggie 100

It has been a wonderful month here at Ark Financial! Something we are extremely proud of is that we were named NUMBER FIVE for the 15th annual Aggie 100! Every year, the Aggie 100 honors the fastest-growing companies owned or operated by former students of Texas...

3 End-Of-Year Tax-Planning Tips

With only two months left in 2019, it is officially time to start your 2019 tax planning to prevent you from overpaying. What you do not want to do is spend extra money elsewhere in hopes to save on your tax bill – that will not help in the long run. Here’s what you...
3 Books that Help Busy Business Owner’s Get More Done

3 Books that Help Busy Business Owner’s Get More Done

As a business owner, your life is naturally busy. Can I get an amen? Thankfully you stumbled upon this blog post. You may be thinking, “I don’t have time to read.” We get it. But hear us out.   Everyone can afford to take just 10 minutes each night to read. If...