What a whirlwind of a month — it seems as though every aspect of our financial life is subjected to some sort of major change. The taxes we pay, the deductions we use to lower our taxes, the retirement accounts we use and even our health insurance are all on the table. For now, this shake up will lead to nothing short of speculation. But what is more critical is figuring out the areas in our lives where we have some control over our financial decisions and being able to understand how those decisions can affect us in the future.
When it comes to financial decisions (and life), it’s important to make sure what we’re spending time thinking about and focusing on are things within our control. We can spend a lot of energy thinking about events that may happen and hurt our vision of the future, but will that energy spent keep those events from happening? Will it even make us better prepared to address those changes? We know it won’t, but we do it anyway because it’s easier to think about what’s outside of our control versus thinking inwardly about our thoughts, patterns and choices.
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Ash Toumayants is a financial advisor and the founder of Strong Tower Associates. For over a decade, he has helped hard-working people across Central Pennsylvania prepare for retirement. Fueled by a passion for helping people see through the veil of confusion that shrouds the financial world, his goal is to educate his clients so they can make more sound choices regarding their financial future. A Penn State graduate, he currently lives in State College with his lovely wife, Noelle, and their two adorable children. Learn more by connecting with Ash on LinkedIn or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also schedule a call anytime online here.