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- Will Markets Going Up In 2018?
With today's economy & past policies from President Trump, tax cuts specifically, I believe 2018 will be a great year for the Stock Market and we should see all-time highs in the DJIA, S & P 500 & Nasdaq.
- 401k / IRA / Roth IRA Contribution Limits for 2018
If you are under the age of 50, max contribution is $5,500 & if over 50 it's $6,500 for your IRA & Roth IRA. Your 401k limit is $18,500 if under 50, $24,500 if over 50 years old.
- How Much Should I Pay my Financial Advisor or Portfolio Manager?
The fees you will pay a Financial Advisor generally depend on how much money you are asking the Advisor to manage & whether part of those investment dollars include your 401K. Try to avoid dealing with Financial Sales People who only want to charge you commissions or are only selling their company products.
- Will Markets Going Up In 2018?
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About James Wigen
In May 2005, James founded Wigen Financial Services, LLC, in the Dallas / Ft. Worth area. His primary focus is on portfolio management, financial & retirement planning, financial advisory, insurance & credit score services. Currently investment advisory services offered through Independent Financial Partners, IFP, a Registered Investment Advisor. Wigen Financial Services, LLC, is not owned or controlled by IFP.
Wigen Financial Services LLC, uses Custodial firms Fidelity Investments, Charles Schwab & TD Ameritrade for client assets.
James manages investment portfolios & advises individuals, small to mid-size companies, and non-profit organizations on a variety of financial and business issues.
Prior to being the founder of Wigen Financial Services, LLC, formerly known as Texans Wealth Advisors, LLC & WHI Financial Services, LLC, James worked as a Portfolio Manager & Financial Advisor for two international investment firms.
1996 to 2000 – James was working with Merrill Lynch:
2000 to 2005 – James worked with Prudential Securities (later merged with Wachovia Securities in 2005, now Wells Fargo Financial Advisors after Wachovia Corporation closed during Credit Crises in 2008).
While working with both Prudential Securities / Wachovia Securities & Merrill Lynch, James enjoyed dual responsibilities as a Financial Advisor and leader of the Professional Development Program.
James responsibilities as leader of the Professional Development Program included, recruiting, interviewing, training, and overseeing the daily operations of all financial advisors involved in the Professional Development Program. James was responsible for managing between 10-20 advisors, while still managing his own client investment accounts.
James recently hosted a National Syndicated Radio Show called, The James Wigen Show “Teaching You to Get RICH, Live RICH & Stay RICH“.
Many people want to be RICH, but what does being RICH actually mean? During James show he tried to help people define how they can live a RICH fulfilling life, and then put a action plan together to achieve their personal definition of being RICH! You can listen to his archive shows on this website.
James has recently written two books, one titled “Your Financial Lifecycle” a book which describes several key investment topics everyone will face throughout their life, and a book titled, “The Truth about Your Credit Scores”, which defines how Credit Scores are calculated and how you can increase your Credit Scores.
James books are available on Amazon.com or you can view his books directly by clicking on James Books on his homepage.
In addition to his experience in the financial services area, James has been involved in several start-up companies. James Philanthropic work includes Private Foundations and Non-Profit organizations. James has taught investment & real estate classes through continuing education at universities in AZ, CA, MN, TX & FL since 1998. James attended the University of Minnesota where his focus was Management & Marketing.
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