True Wealth Spotlight™

Interview with Cassandra Laymon

Question:  How long have you worked at Beacon Wealth Consultants?Cassandra:  I joined Beacon Wealth in 2012, when I married our CEO, Rick Laymon. We call it our Marriage and Acquisition!  …
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What Is A Bond?

by Cassandra Laymon, CFP®, MBAOur next installment in this month’s series asks the question, “What is a bond?” The first thing this brought to mind for me is the assumption that…
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Saturday Spotlight: Shining Light Company – J.M. Smucker

Our Shining Light Company this month features a company that is very familiar to most Americans.  For more than a century, Smucker’s (NYSE: SJM) has been helping to make family meals more…
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What is a Mutual Fund?

By Cassandra Laymon, CFP®, MBALast week we kicked off our series on investing with a definition of stocks and what it means to be an owner. This week, we move…
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Interview with Rick Laymon

Question:  How long have you worked at Beacon Wealth Consultants?Rick:  I started the company in my 20’s with the objective of providing clients with truly independent and objective planning advice…
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What Is a Stock? … and the Responsibilities of Ownership

by Cassandra Laymon, CFP®, MBA“What is a stock?” If you have even a minor understanding of investing, you would likely answer, “a share of a company.” And you would be…
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020 – The Emotional Side of Investing

In this podcast, Cassie and Rick Laymon wrap up our series on "The Emotional Side of Investing."  If greed, fear, or pride have ever entered into your investing decisions -…
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Saturday Spotlight: Shining Light Company – LAM Research

LAM Research (Nasdaq LRCX)located in Fremont CA, is a leading supplier of wafer fabrication equipment and services to the global semiconductor industry. They develop innovative solutions that help their customers…
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Interview with Jerry McMillan

Question:  What excites you about the Biblically Responsible Investing movement? Jerry:  Today's investment world is complex!  It can be difficult to determine where your money is actually being invested.  Today, you…
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The Emotional Side of Investing: Part III – Greed

by: Cassandra Laymon, CFP®, MBABut people who long to be rich fall into temptation and are trapped by many foolish and harmful desires that plunge them into ruin and destruction.…
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Saturday Spotlight: Shining Light Company – Lincoln Electric

Founded in 1895 and headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, welding-equipment manufacturer Lincoln Electric (Symbol: LECO) has a long history of putting employees first and upholding the values that lead us to…
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The Emotional Side of Investing: Part II – Pride

Cassandra Laymon, CFP®, MBAPride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall.   ~Proverbs 16:18Is pride really an emotion? It’s a little harder to identify than happiness, or sadness,…
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Interview with Denny Gillard

Question:  How long have you worked at Beacon Wealth? Denny:  The Great Recession presenting many opportunities for change and realignment.  I had been working in the broker-dealer environment for ten years…
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The Emotional Side of Investing: Part I – Fear

by: Cassandra Laymon, CFP®, MBAWhen I recommitted my life to Christ a few years ago, I was tempted to believe that the roller coaster of emotions I had been experiencing…
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019 – The Little Things Really Do Matter

When considering your investments, it's tempting to minimize the impact your money is having on business and industry. You may be thinking that your investments and the profits you make don't really…
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