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Why You Should Meet With Us

Posted on: August 30, 2016

Financial Advice ECCU

We are constantly being reminded that life is full of unexpected events and to prepare for the worst with things like life insurance, savings accounts established for children in case something happens, and other morose ideas. These are ways to look at the glass half empty. Instead, let’s look at it with the glass half full. Life is full of happiness, and there is joy all around you. It’s about spending time with loved ones and experiencing life to its fullest! However, finances are an inevitable part of this life and you aren’t always sure what is best. That’s why you should consider meeting with ECCU’s team of financial advisors.

How do you know it’s time to talk with a financial advisor? The answer is pretty simple.

  1. You aren’t sure how to start planning for your financial future.
  2. You don’t want to do it yourself.
  3. You think it’s time a professional took over.

When it comes to planning for your financial future, you likely feel a little overwhelmed. Advice comes at you from all directions on topics like student loans, retirement, emergency funds, mortgages, interest rates, and even life events like marriage and children. Where do you even start?! Meeting with a financial planner is a great investment considering the effects it will have on your long-term goals.

Another reason it might be time to hire a financial advisor is you just flat out don’t want to do it yourself. Managing your money can be time consuming and exhausting. There’s nothing wrong with leaving it to the professionals.

Lastly, it just might be time to hand over the reins. There is a lot of advice out there, whether it’s online or just from family and friends. No matter how much you research or learn, you’ll always be emotionally invested in your money. After all, it is your money. This means you’re more susceptible to making irrational decisions. Financial advisors look at the facts and make decisions with their brains, not their hearts.

Your finances are important to your overall well-being. Make the right decision by coming in to your credit union and let us put you on the path to success. We have a financial planner ready to help you plan for retirement, regardless of your age and where you are in your career. Find out more info and schedule a consultation by clicking here.