In The News

Major news sources respect our input and are constantly reaching out to our team for our take on anything related to finances. Browse through our news clips below to see some of the topics that we’ve discussed.

Kate Ashford , Forbes CONTRIBUTOR Fully a third of small business owners don’t have a retirement savings plan, according to a recent survey by small business site Manta. Of those who don’t, 37% don’t make enough profit to save for retirement, 21% used their previous......

By Jeanne Lee/NerdWallet Most people consolidate debt with a personal loan or a balance-transfer credit card. Others tap the equity in their homes. These options all come with risk. By comparison, taking a 401(k) loan might look benign — but it could be the riskiest choice of all. Most 401(k)......

What is diversification? As PlumbTalk continues interviews with Centurion Wealth Management’s Sterling Neblett, we learn what diversification means and how it applies to our finances. Essential information to consider…What is diversification? As PlumbTalk continues interviews with Centurion Wealth Management’s Sterling Neblett, we learn what diversification......

Today, unlike previous generations, there is an extensive array of financial information that steadily flows from the news media and the Internet.  Almost instantaneously, you can review your own finances, ascertain your progress, and make necessary adjustments.  However, do all these signs of progress really......

What is diversification? As PlumbTalk continues interviews with Centurion Wealth Management’s Sterling Neblett, we learn what diversification means and how it applies to our finances. Essential information to consider… Diversification from PlumbTalk on Vimeo....

Anyone out there planning for college? This can be a daunting subject. The PlumbTalk Team was please to welcome Centurion Wealth Management founder Wendy Payne to the stage to discuss how to properly prepare for your children to go to college. When should we start......

Investing hard earned income can be daunting! PlumbTalk was honored to interview Centurion Wealth Management founder Sterling Neblett. Listen as he discusses with Dr. Plumb the common terms with regards to finances and how to get started. Investing 101 from PlumbTalk on Vimeo....

As seen on CNBC.com Sarah O’Brien | @sarahtgobrien Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 | 7:58 AM ET If Wall Street pundits are on the mark with their predictions of increased market volatility coming down the pike, passively managed funds could be in for a wild ride. For investors......

Charitable Giving of Appreciated Stock:  Good for Your Heart and Your 1040! An economic downturn may not seem like the best time to increase charitable giving, but at the same time, the need for funding at many nonprofits is especially acute as a result of......

The Centurion Family is pleased to announce Founding Partner and Certified Senior Advisor, Wendy Ann Payne has completed the advanced course work, passed the qualifying examination and has earned the designation of Certified Estate PlannerTM, CEP®. The Certified Estate PlannerTM, CEP® credential is only awarded......

By Jeff Brown | Contributor for U.S. News & World Report Aug. 29, 2016, at 9:18 a.m. If stocks, bonds and mutual funds are the inner planets from Mercury through Mars, options trading is out there beyond Neptune, a dangerous place for ordinary investors. Except for writing covered calls,......

By Jeff Brown | Contributor for U.S. News & World Report Sept. 28, 2016, at 9:29 a.m. If you’re accustomed to investing in mutual funds – the ordinary open-ended variety – you probably know about closed-ended funds and exchange-traded funds. But what about unit investment trusts? Another twist on......

Focus on growing your business and retirement portfolio at the same time. By Rebecca Lake | U.S. News Contributor Aug. 10, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. (Original Article) In the world of millennial entrepreneurs, Mark Zuckerberg is the unofficial gold standard for achievement. At the tender age of 32, he’s leveraged Facebook’s (FB)......