Conversation on College with My Rising 9th Grader

August 2, 2021

Now that my son is entering high school, I plan to talk to him about college by sharing some helpful information to set his expectations and to impart upon him why college is an essential investment in his future. Here are some key points I plan to make: Read more

Protecting Seniors from Financial Fraud

July 1, 2021

June was World Elder Abuse Month, making now a good time to reflect on some of the financial hazards the elderly are particularly vulnerable to. Fraud surges typically happen during tax season, the holidays and throughout disasters and pandemics. Read more

The State of ESG & Sustainable Investing

April 21, 2021

In honor of the 51st Earth Day on April 22nd, we thought we’d provide an update on one of our favorite topics, Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) investing, also often referred to as sustainable investing. Here are several themes: Read more

The Rise of the Family Caregiver

April 1, 2021

Caring for an aging spouse, relative, or friend can be one of the most meaningful, joyous, yet overwhelmingly stressful roles we play in life. According to National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP, 34.2 million Americans provided unpaid care to an adult age 50 or older in the last 12 months, with most of the care being provided by women over the age of 65, representing total economic value of $470B in 2013. The average duration of a caregiver’s role is 4 years.1 Read more

Why Being a B Corp Matters to Us

March 22, 2021

In honor of B Corp month in March, it seemed a good time to share what it means to be a Certified B Corporation and why it matters to us and our clients. Redwood Grove Wealth Management became a Certified B Corp in late 2019. Read more

What’s Different This Tax Season

March 9, 2021

It seems like it can’t be possible, but the 2020 tax season is already in full swing, with the April 15th Tax Day fast approaching. As a result of the pandemic and resulting government response, several things are different for 2020 taxes relative to prior years. Read more

New Addition to the RGWM Team

February 22, 2021

It is my pleasure to announce that Daniel Tripp is our newest addition to the Redwood Grove Wealth Management team. Dan joins us as an Associate Financial Planner, helping deliver superb client care to our clients. Dan holds a Master of Science in Advanced Financial Planning from Golden Gate University and is also a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional with four years of experience. Read more

What Does Gamestop Teach Us About Investing?

February 16, 2021

The short answer is not much. The more nuanced answer is that it shows what happens when too many people pile into the stocks of small, thinly-traded stocks (i.e., low daily volume traded). Too much demand relative to supply pushed the prices of stocks like Gamestop far beyond what their underlying fundamentals warranted. Read more