Catch phrase here



In The News


    National Media
    Continue to Herald
    the Benefits of:

Marketplace
November 23, 2010 – In “Waiting for Godot: Financial planners for the middle class,” the Garrett Planning Network was mentioned as a place to find a Fee-Only financial advisor.

FANews
November 1, 2010 – In “Garrett: Serving Vets Requires Different Mindset,” Sheryl Garrett, CFP®, AIF®, founder of the Garrett Planning Network, recommended that advisors charge an hourly fee for services and focus on immediate needs and military resources.

BuffaloNews.com
October 18, 2010 – The Garrett Planning Network was suggested as a great place to look for Fee-Only financial planners in “Picking a planner.”

US News & World Report
October 18, 2010 – Sheryl Garrett, CFP®, AIF®, founder of the Garrett Planning Network, was quoted in “The Biggest Money Mistakes Couples Make.” The article discussed six common mistakes that couples make with their money – and how to avoid them.

USA Today
October 15, 2010 – In “Living together? Time to legally protect your interests,” Sheryl Garrett, CFP®, AIF®, founder of the Garrett Planning Network, recommended consulting an estate planning attorney who has experience working with unmarried couples.

Financial Planning
October 11, 2010 – At Financial Planning magazine’s inaugural Influencer Awards celebration, Sheryl Garrett, CFP®, AIF®, founder of the Garrett Planning Network, was honored with the award for Practice Management Guru.

Military Money
October 2010Sheryl Garrett, CFP®, AIF® said, “If you suspect you may be laid off, this might be the time to line up a home equity line of credit. But this goes with a big warning.” Learn more in “When Faced With A Layoff, Do Things Differently.”

MoneyWatch
September 21, 2010 – In “Are You Paying Too Much for Financial Planning and Advice?,” Fee-Only financial advice was listed as the only choice in the writer’s opinion. The Garrett Planning Network was mentioned as the place to locate a Fee-Only financial planner.

Wallet Pop
September 21, 2010 – In “3 tips to help women close the retirement gap,” women were encouraged to consult a Fee-Only, hourly financial planner from the Garrett Planning Network.

Bundle.com
September 16, 2010 – In “Do One Thing: Find a Financial Planner,” the Garrett Planning Network was listed as a place to start when looking for a financial planner.

Financial Planning
September 1, 2010 – Read “Mass Market” to learn how Sheryl Garrett, CFP®, AIF®, founder of the Garrett Planning Network, has brought financial planning to the largely underserved middle market.

Chicago Tribune
August 19, 2010 – Sheryl Garrett, CFP®, AIF®, founder of the Garrett Planning Network, shared that she has seen parents sacrifice their own retirement savings in order to provide for adult children. Read “Guidance, not cash, is best financial aid for adult child” for suggestions on how to set financial limits for children setting out on their own.

Chicago Tribune
August 12, 2010 – Sheryl Garrett, CFP®, AIF® suggested opening a Roth IRA at a low-cost mutual fund company and having money removed automatically from each paycheck and deposited in mutual funds. Learn more in “Americans saving, but not necessarily in 401(k) plans.”

Ask Liz Weston
August 2, 2010 – The Garrett Planning Network was recommended as a place to find Fee-Only financial planners in “Finding Trustworthy Advisors.”

The Palm Beach Post
July 16, 2010 – In “How much of a retiree's saving should be in stocks?,” Liz Pulliam Weston recommended contacting the Garrett Planning Network for a Fee-Only financial planner who can take a look at your financial situation and provide individualized advice.

StarTribune.com
July 10, 2010 – In “Online calculators can help in deciding how much to tap 401(k),” the Garrett Planning Network was mentioned as a well-known financial planning group that targets middle-income households.

MorningStarAdvisor
July 7, 2010 – Sheryl Garrett, CFP®, AIF®, founder of the Garrett Planning Network, described her approach to hourly, as-needed financial planning in “Paying for Financial Advice on an A la Carte Basis.”

Kiplinger
July 6, 2010 – Sheryl Garrett, CFP®, AIF®, founder of the Garrett Planning Network said, “Your ability to earn money is your biggest asset.” To learn more, check out six basic rules to help you secure your future in “Financial Planning for Singles.”

Wealth Manager
June 28, 2010 – Sheryl Garrett, CFP®, AIF®, founder of the Garrett Planning Network, described a financial planning model where clients are not required to pay for “continuous and comprehensive” monitoring. Learn about it in “The Fiduciary Process Evolves.”

The Motley Fool
June 24, 2010 – To get the lowdown on what your financial planner may not be telling you, The Fool spoke with Sheryl Garrett, CFP®, AIF® in “3 Things Your Advisor’s Too Scared to Tell You.”

FavStocks
June 23, 2010 – As mentioned in “The Advantages Of A Fee-Only Financial Planner,” the Garrett Planning Network is a great place to start your search for a Fee-Only financial planner.

The Huffington Post
June 15, 2010 – Sheryl Garrett, CFP®, AIF®, founder of the Garrett Planning Network, was quoted in “Hard Times Guide Excerpt: How to Hire a Financial Adviser.”

InvestmentNews
June 13, 2010 – In United Capital seeks conformity from advisers,” Sheryl Garrett, CFP®, AIF®, founder of the Garrett Planning Network, stated that “anyone in a personal-service business who doesn't systematize some of the routine acts in a methodical check-the-box process has less opportunity to spend time with human beings.”

Marketplace
June 11, 2010 – The Garrett Planning Network was recommended as a resource for hourly financial planners in “Finding an advisor.”

Money Watch
June 10, 2010 – In “Want to Help Your Children? Give Them a Financial Plan,” personal finance writer Jane Bryan Quinn suggested the Garrett Planning Network as a place to look for Fee-Only planners.

SmartMoney
June 9, 2010 – Sheryl Garrett, CFP®, AIF®, founder of the Garrett Planning Network, talked about how advisers get paid in “3 Questions to Ask a Financial Adviser.”

Get Rich Slowly
June 9, 2010 – The Garrett Planning Network was recommended in “The Best Way to Pay for Advice: The Advantages of a Fee-Only Financial Advisor.”

Chicago Tribune
May 27, 2010 – In “Professional financial advice isn't just for the affluent,” Sheryl Garrett, CFP®, AIF®, founder of the Garrett Planning Network, explained that the model in which clients must have a comprehensive financial plan and professional money manager doesn't work for everyone. "For most of middle America, it's overkill and very expensive," she said.

Money Watch
May 12, 2010 – The Garrett Planning Network was mentioned in Don’t Pay Too Much for Financial Advice.”

The Motley Fool
May 5, 2010 – If you're looking for more personalized help, check out the Fee-Only planners of the Garrett Planning Network as mentioned in “Confront Your Retirement Nightmare.”

Wealth Manager
May 3, 2010 – Sheryl Garrett, CFP®, AIF®, founder of the Garrett Planning Network, was selected for the Top Women in Wealth Advisory Board, which helped to select the “50 Top Women in Wealth for 2010.”


Investment AdvisorMay 1, 2010 – For the fifth time, Sheryl Garrett, CFP®, AIF®, founder of the Garrett Planning Network, was selected by Investment Advisor magazine as one of the most influential individuals in and around the planning profession. Check out “Thirty for Thirty” to see who else is on the list.

The Motley Fool
April 30, 2010 – In “4 Questions Only the Best Money Pros Can Answer,” The Motley Fool acknowledged being longtime fans of the Garrett Planning Network philosophy – that financial planning advice should be free from conflicts, that products are sold without commissions, and service is billed on an hourly or per-project basis, not based on the client's net worth.

Chicago Tribune
April 29, 2010 – Sheryl Garrett, CFP®, AIF® answered the question: “At what point can a 401(k) painlessly go Roth?

SmartMoney
April 13, 2010 – In “What Should I Do With My Tax Refund?,” Sheryl Garrett, CFP®, AIF®, founder of the Garrett Planning Network, stated that “even purchasing something that was already on your to-buy list is better than making an unplanned splurge.”

Investment Advisor
April 12, 2010 – In “Unsung Heroes in the Rise of a Fiduciary Standard,” Sheryl Garrett, founder of the Garrett Network, was recognized as one of the members on the Committee for the Fiduciary Standard.

The Motley Fool
April 8, 2010 – In “Great Career = Great Retirement,” the Garrett Planning Network was suggested as a great place to find Fee-Only financial planners.

The News Tribune
April 2, 2010 – In “Put away checkbook and hire an adviser to help adult child,” the Garrett Planning Network was mentioned as a great place to start in hiring a financial planner who works for an hourly fee without selling products.

AARP
April 1, 2010 – In “Do-It-Yourself Financial Freedom,” the Garrett Planning Network was recommended as a place to find Fee-Only financial planners.

The Motley Fool
March 31, 2010 – “At The Motley Fool, we've long been fans of the Garrett Planning Network,” wrote Dayana Yochim in “Why Bernie Madoff Deserves Your Thanks.”

The Motley Fool
March 31, 2010 – In “Even the Best Investors Need This,” The Motley Fool recommended the Garrett Planning Network, a group that has CFP® professionals available around the country to help you create your financial plan.

The Motley Fool
March 30, 2010 – Sheryl Garrett, CFP®, AIF®, founder of the Garrett Planning Network, participated in a live chat along with dozens of Garrett members to answer Fool subscribers’ most pressing financial questions. To see some of the questions and responses provided, take a look at “Pros Answer Your Top 4 Money Questions.

The Motley Fool
March 12, 2010 – InThe Evidence Against Buy and Hold, and Why You Should Do It Anyway,” the Garrett Planning Network was recommended as the place to go to hire an objective, independent financial professional to help you, or at least give you a second option.

MSN Money
March 11, 2010 – Personal finance writer Liz Pulliam Weston recommended the book, The Money Book for Freelancers, Part-Timers, and the Self-Employed: The Only Personal Finance System for People with Not-So-Regular Jobs, in her article, “5 Money Books Worth Every Penny.” The book features the Garrett Planning Network and several of its member advisors.

The Motley Fool
March 9, 2010 – In “Are You Saving Enough For Retirement?”, a group of financial advisors at the Garrett Planning Network gave answers on how they determine whether clients are saving enough for retirement.

Investment Advisor
March 8, 2010 – Sheryl Garrett, CFP®, AIF®, founder of the Garrett Planning Network, was recognized as a member of The Top Women in Wealth Advisory Board in “Wealth Manager Announces Advisory Board to Choose 50 Top Women in Wealth.”

ABC News/Money
March 5, 2010 – In “Suze Orman vs. 'Rich Dad, Poor Dad' Guru: He Tweeted, She Tweeted,” financial planners from the Garrett Planning Network provided their opinions on whom you should listen to for valuable financial advice.

The Motley Fool
March 3, 2010 – The Motley Fool has partnered with the Garrett Planning Network, an international group of Fee-Only financial planners dedicated to making competent, objective financial advice accessible to all. They refuse to get paid by commission, so there's no incentive for conflicted advice. Furthermore, they're fiduciaries – legally obligated to put your interests first. To find out more, check out “You Need A Financial Advisor.”

Financial Planning
March 1, 2010 – Sheryl Garrett, CFP®, founder of the Garret Planning Network, said “that younger people often have an ‘illusion of wealth,’ in which $1 million sounds like an endless supply of money.” Learn more in “RIA Survey: $1 Million Not Nearly Enough for Retirement.”

The Motley Fool
February 22, 2010 – In “Not Just Another "F" Word: Why the Fiduciary Standard Matters,” Sheryl Garrett, CFP®, founder of the Garrett Planning Network, discussed why fiduciary standards matter regarding the heated Capitol Hill debate on financial reform.

Daily Finance
February 18, 2010 In “Retirement Investing: Tips for Creating the Proper Asset Allocation,” the Garrett Planning Network was recommended as a good place to locate an advisor who charges on an hourly, as-needed basis.

Marketplace
February 18, 2010 – The Garrett Planning Network was mentioned as a good financial planning group that targets middle income households in “Help from a financial planner.”

The Baltimore Sun
February 14, 2010 – Sheryl Garrett, CFP®, co-author of Money Without Matrimony, was quoted in “All you need is love.”For the relationship's sake, consider the money a gift with no expectation of seeing it again. And if your loved one someday chooses to repay your generosity, all the better,” said Garrett.

Bundle.com
February 2, 2010 – Sheryl Garrett, CFP® stated, “No one can have everything they want. But money doesn't make a life – experiences do.” Garrett answered personal finance questions in “Credit card debt, insurance, and saving for college: Sheryl Garrett answers your questions.”

CNNMoney.com
February 1, 2010 – In “Good financial advice on a budget,” the Garrett Planning Network was recommended as one of the ways to “get the help you need, no matter what your resources.”

Chicago Tribune
January 25, 2010 – “Given the uncertainties in the current economic climate, Sheryl Garrett advocates that even college saving be done in a way that won't interfere with a family's options.” Read more in “How to save for college during a recession.”

Financial Planning
January 22, 2010 – “We know some of our Motley Fool members want more hands-on help managing all the financial decisions they have to make, and we believe the Garrett Planning Network offers the same trustworthy, community-driven advice that we offer our members,” said Kate Ward, senior vice president of new markets for The Motley Fool. Learn more about this new alliance in “Playing the “Fool”: Garrett Looks for Marketing Edge with New Alliance.”

The New York Times
January 15, 2010 – Sheryl Garrett, CFP®, founder of the Garrett Planning Network, provided guidance on what types of financial planners are a good fit for various client situations in “For Financial Advice, Arriving at the Right Dosage.” Listen to the “Your Money” podcast on the left hand side of the page to learn more.

SmartMoney
January 6, 2010 – In “Whole Life Loans, Picking a Broker, and More,” Sheryl Garrett commented on the topic of moving money from the stock market into residential real estate.

Back to Top

These articles were written by a professional financial journalist for The Garrett Planning Network, Inc. and is not intended as legal or investment advice. The Garrett Planning Network, Inc. makes no representations or warranties with respect to the accuracy of the information or ideas presented in these articles. Any use of such information or ideas is done at your sole risk and The Garrett Planning Network, Inc. disclaims all liability associated therewith.

Home Who We Are Our Services What To Expect Philosophy In The News Client Forms

© 2008 Pathfinder Financial Advisors LLC- All rights reserved.
Website design by NetThrillDesigns