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How do you Sleep Knowing That? – a blog by Matt Goff

At some point, we should expect this historic market will have a tumble. The S&P 500 has dropped 30% to 50% five times in my lifetime. When it drops, sometimes it can take more than a decade to get back to even.

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Rules and Tools make No Fools – a blog by Matt Goff

In my last post I wrote about how to spot an investment amateur or charlatan – our industry has too many of both. But there are many genuine professionals out there with the wisdom and experience to help you protect and grow your family’s wealth.

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How to Spot an Amateur, or Worse- a blog by Matt Goff

If you ask an “investment expert” what growth rate to expect on your stock portfolio over the next 10 years, he or she could with great confidence and authority give you an answer.

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Why Funerals can be Good for your Finances- a blog by Matt Goff

Our family spent the last week of 2017 saying good bye to my wife’s grandmother. She died just before Christmas at age 105.

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Fast Food Finance- a blog by Matt Goff

What is the very best burger in Austin? Your choices are Wendy’s, McDonald’s, and Burger King. If your best friend was coming to town for the first time, which one would you eagerly take him to? What if we expanded this list to include Whataburger, Sonic, and Dairy Queen?

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Do Some Good in this world, Pay Less in Taxes- a blog by Matt Goff

The tax code will allow you to redirect a dollar of taxes if you use that dollar for things they like: to build privately held businesses, create jobs, invest capital, perform research, give to charity, educate someone, save for retirement, or take care of loved ones if something goes wrong. There is a lot of opportunity to do good for your family by doing better tax planning.

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Get your Cash off the Couch- a blog by Matt Goff

Since the global financial crises, too many Americans have put their financial future at risk—by holding too much cash. Money loses its buying power every year due to inflation. Keeping cash is about as useful as the 30-year-old philosophy major playing video games on the couch in his parents’ basement. Let’s put your cash to work.

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Planning a Successful Succession for Your Construction Company

Each business is unique, as is each entrepreneur. Regardless of what way you took to build and develop your construction company, however, there’s one bridge you’ll need to cross: handing over the responsibility of business to a successor. Regardless of whether that successor is a relative, your business partner, or an outsider, it’s an occasion

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Ark’s Matt Goff Featured on Austin Business Journal

Ark Financial’s Matt Goff was featured on the Austin Business Journal’s On the Move Section: Congratulations Matt!

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EBCO General Contractor, LTD

EBCO has roots that originated in Cameron in 1984 serving as a residential and light commercial framing contractor. The company quickly established a reputation for excellence, providing personalized service and high quality construction standards, which in turn motivated repeat business and strong customer relationships. Ark Financial is proud to call EBCO a client. We hope you enjoy learning about the work they provide the community!

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