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Monday, March 4, 2024

The post-pandemic inflation peak has significantly impacted American wallets, particularly in the realm of food prices.

Monday, February 19, 2024

One of the best ways to support optimal muscle mass and bone density is to focus on building and maintaining lean muscle tissue through daily habits.

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Sophia Danenberg never had the ambition to climb Everest before she did it. She was a mountaineer for five years, preparing to climb a different mountain until someone presented the idea to try Everest.

Thursday, February 8, 2024

As the 2024 campaign season begins, AI image generators have become powerful tools, able to generate photorealistic images.

Friday, February 2, 2024

You might receive phone calls from individuals claiming to represent a company or an organization, asking for your personal information. This is a common method used by fraudsters.

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Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Research suggests that around 80% of people abandon their resolutions within the first few months of the year.

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Buckle up, crypto-curious folks! Bitcoin is on a rocket ride, surging over 70% since October, thanks to a major boost from the SEC.

Tuesday, January 2, 2024

Time's Person of the Year, Taylor Swift, is shaking off economic downturns and hitting high notes not just on stage but in the U.S. economy, too.

Tuesday, December 19, 2023

In January 2015, Lauren Passell slipped and fell on an icy New York City street, completely breaking her hip. She says one of the people who came up to help her changed her life.

Tuesday, December 12, 2023

The Internal Revenue Service recently released updated income tax brackets, standard deduction, and retirement contribution limits for the 2024 tax year.

Monday, December 4, 2023

Stocks move higher, inflation eases, and history of election years.

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Simple, profound truths are the realm of this Buddhist nun. Her message? The gift of happiness truly lies within our own hearts and minds.

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

The Fed’s ongoing pledge of “higher interest rates for longer” has rattled financial markets and raised the cost of everything from mortgages to credit cards.

Saturday, October 28, 2023

Carol Dweck studies human motivation. She spends her days diving into why people succeed (or don’t) and what’s within our control to foster success. Her theory of the two mindsets - fixed and growth- and the difference they make in outcomes

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Growing up, Kwane was bullied for being biracial, which gave him empathy for those treated as 'less than' by society. And just like he found solace in his pets when he was young, he found so do the unhoused.

Friday, September 22, 2023

Mental illness is considered the leading cause of disability in the United States, so it is important to know there are also more resources to help manage your mental health than ever before.

Thursday, September 7, 2023

Nearly half of Americans take a daily multivitamin, but is it necessary? 

Friday, August 25, 2023

Susan Cain argues that introverts are often misunderstood and undervalued in our society. In her popular TED Talk, she shares her own experiences as an introvert and provides research that shows that introverts have unique strengths.

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Is there ever a point where patience prevents progress?

Monday, August 7, 2023

As the Fed continues its fight against inflation, one of the more challenging parts of the economy is gauging what's happening in the jobs market.

Monday, July 24, 2023

What if the story you're telling yourself now is limiting you from reaching your fullest potential in the future? 

Monday, July 17, 2023

Sleep is your life-support system and Mother Nature's best effort yet at immortality, says sleep scientist Matt Walker. Here are three big reasons why sleep is so powerful:

Monday, July 10, 2023

The U.S. Department of Education has officially announced that student loan payments will resume in October, ending the three-year-long pause that was implemented due to the pandemic.

Friday, July 7, 2023

Jerome Powell skipped an interest rate hike at the Fed’s June meeting, but the market isn’t buying what the Fed Chair is selling about what’s next with short-term rates.

Monday, June 26, 2023

In our fast-paced world, it's easy to feel overwhelmed by the myriad of responsibilities that weigh us down. When overwhelmed, it can be challenging to regain a sense of balance and clarity...which may lead to procrastination.

Thursday, June 15, 2023

Our very own Stacey Stelter was interviewed on the Poised For Exit Podcast, where she shared about her path from elementary school teacher to co-founder of GTS Financial.

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

The United States government finally reached an agreement to raise the debt ceiling.

Monday, June 5, 2023

Powell delivered on the promise he made in March to increase rates last month. At the most recent Fed meeting in May, they increased the short-term rates by 0.25%, just as the financial markets expected. No surprise.

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

We love when clients share how they are inspired to express gratitude through little reminders like this one. Read on for few quick tips to get started today and practice gratitude in your own life.

Thursday, May 25, 2023

Read for a quick anecdotal story on how Tyler used AI as a travel agent to plan an upcoming trip and why you may be talking with AI programs in the not-so-distant future. 

Thursday, May 18, 2023

If the concepts spoken about by Admiral McRaven can get a teenage boy to make his bed, just imagine the possible impact it could have in your life! Click below to watch.

Thursday, May 11, 2023

When Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) failed in March, it grabbed a lot of news headlines. Now, as the crisis at that bank fades into the background, many people are understandably still left wondering: Is my money safe where it is?

Thursday, May 4, 2023

It was a very busy week of earnings reports, but none more important than those from the Big Tech names.

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Juicing is a fantastic way to add extra fruits and veggies to your diet.

Tuesday, April 4, 2023

The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom is a self-help book by Don Miguel Ruiz that presents practical steps and tools to help readers achieve personal freedom, happiness, and fulfillment.

Friday, March 31, 2023

If you’ve researched whole foods much, you’ve likely come across the term “polyphenols.” But what are polyphenols, and why are they important?  

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Predicting the direction of the dollar, or any currency, can be a daunting task, even for professionals who specialize in it. One thing we can provide is some context.

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

When stress or anxiety overwhelms you, consider trying one of these 5 tools for zooming out, and you may find that are able to deal with the situation more productively and (perhaps) creatively.

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

What's the secret to live to a healthy 100? No one knows for certain, but who better to learn from, than those who do it?

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Market rally continues, rates hike again, and possible signs of the phase ahead.

Monday, January 16, 2023

Before you dispose of your old electronics, read below on the three R's of sustainability to do your part for the planet. 

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

2023 is here! As you set your intentions for the year ahead, we recommend you include a solid password cleanup as part of your plan to make this your best and brightest yet. 

Thursday, December 22, 2022

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released new limits for certain retirement accounts for the coming year. After months of high inflation and financial uncertainty, some of these cost-of-living-based adjustments have reached...

Thursday, December 15, 2022

Everyone looks for the miracle moment – the moment when success happens. The problem is … there is no miracle moment. If you want to understand success, you can’t focus on what’s visible.

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Follow the instructions below to try a stretch routine you will be sure to say is a great way to start your day.

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Individuals with high net worth, or even those who are perceived to be wealthy, may be more at risk of being sued. What can you do to put an extra layer of protection between your assets and a potential lawsuit? 

Thursday, November 3, 2022

Have you ever heard the notion that most fears are nothing more than False Expectations Appearing Real? Oftentimes, when we are afraid of something, we are simply expecting a false (oftentimes negative) outcome that may or may not occur.

Monday, October 31, 2022

The answer might scare you - over $10 BILLION!

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Sometimes it is the smallest things that mean the most, and yet most of us underestimate the power of reaching out to an old friend or giving away a cup of hot chocolate in a park.

Monday, October 10, 2022

How large should an emergency fund be? There is no “one-size-fits-all” answer.

Monday, October 3, 2022

While GTS Financial focuses on helping you navigate your financial life, we also hope to positively influence and encourage your overall well-being.

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

The value of having an estate plan can hardly be understated. A plan is necessary to help manage the wealth you accumulate over a lifetime and ensure your loved ones are cared for and supported for years to come.

Monday, September 19, 2022

Knowing when it’s the right time to retire can be difficult, especially if you love your job. Even professional athletes have a hard time knowing when to walk away!

Thursday, September 8, 2022

September is traditionally known as Back to School Season. All the kids are hot to trot with their new backpacks, notebooks, and gym shoes...but for many, this time of year also implies a sharp increase in time spent on screens.

Friday, September 2, 2022

Last week, President Biden announced a three-part plan to make good on his campaign promise to help cancel some student debt for working and middle-class federal student loan borrowers in the wake of the pandemic...

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Watch researcher Brené Brown speak on vulnerability and perhaps gain some insight into how being authentically you can strengthen your relationships and foster a belief within yourself that you are worthy of deep connection with others.

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

"Everything we do relies heavily on our ability to balance, yet maintaining physical balance skills is one of the most underrated aspects of well-being and one of the easiest to improve upon."

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Teaching financial responsibility to children is a foundational goal that most parents have, but it can be hard to know where and when to start.

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

"What is your greatest retirement fear?" If you ask some pre-retirees this question, "outliving my money" may be one of the top answers. In fact, 42% of workers say they fear outliving their savings and investments.

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Is there something you've always wanted to do or meant to do, but just….haven't?

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Most Americans know the fundamentals of good health: exercise, proper diet, sufficient sleep, regular check-ups, and no smoking or excessive alcohol. Yet, despite this knowledge, changing existing behaviors can be difficult.

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Manufacturers are hiding inflation in plain sight- read the following tips for steeling yourself against shrinkflation.

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Read on for your who-what-where-when-why guide to treating your skin right this summer!

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Vacations are supposed to be fun for the whole family, so before you pack your bags, take a moment to read these creative tips from Aha! Parenting to maximize the joy and minimize the tears and tantrums on your next vacation.

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Comments on an uncertain market, strong job growth, and investor sentiment.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Not so long ago, locking your car doors and installing a home security system were considered gold standards to protect yourself against theft. As the world evolves, we need different strategies to mitigate the threats we cannot see.

Thursday, April 28, 2022

No one likes to fail, but perhaps by reframing failure as an opportunity to build resilience, we might be inspired to chase after more of the things we really want in life.

Friday, April 22, 2022

Everyone has already heard to plant a tree and recycle, so we thought it might be fun to share some out-of-the-box eco-friendly tips to challenge you to find new ways to shrink your carbon footprint this Earth Day (and beyond!)

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

When people hear the words "self-care," their minds go straight to the extra luxuries they rarely have time for - a pedicure, or a weekend getaway. What many of us don't realize, however, is that self-care encompasses a lot more than that.

Monday, April 4, 2022

Like many Americans, you probably saw a few Super Bowl advertisements for the cryptocurrency industry this year. Before you dive in, you should know that cryptocurrency is inherently risky. 

Monday, March 28, 2022

With close to 90% of the U.S. population consuming at least one caffeinated beverage per day, caffeine is easily America's most popular drug. Learn more about how much is too much and how you might know.

Monday, March 21, 2022

Since we here at GTS Financial are always interested in ways to do more good, for more people, for more time, we thought we'd share this video about the Science of Less.

Monday, March 14, 2022

Podcasts are a medium of audio entertainment, with an immense and diverse library of shows available to pique anyone's interest. Read on for tips to get listening, and a few podcast picks from your GTS Financial team!

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

“Audit” is a word that can strike fear into the hearts of taxpayers. However, the chances of an Internal Revenue Service audit aren’t that high. Read on to learn more!

Friday, February 25, 2022

 Read this for a list of lifestyle tips and fun activities you can employ today to stay mentally sharp and get the most out of your tomorrows.

Monday, February 14, 2022

While we can't always control the circumstances we are in, it can be helpful to shift to the controllable- how we respond. Read on for a list of some of the top scientifically-established benefits of self-compassion.

Thursday, February 3, 2022

You may be carrying around an outdated or completely counterfactual idea that you heard or read somewhere. Read on to see 5 Personal Finance Myths and learn what our very own GTS Financial advisors have to say about them.

Monday, January 24, 2022

Does the Fresh Start Effect work? Well, sort of. We are sharing some of the lesser-known "Dos and Don'ts" for successful Resolution-Keeping.

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Advisors Magazine recently reached out to us looking to feature GTS in their January edition. They interviewed us to learn more about what makes GTS Financial one-of-a-kind.

Monday, January 3, 2022

For the month of January, we decided we'd like to collectively carve out some time each week to get a healthy head start to the new year and we invite you to join us! 

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

December has been declared Procrastination Awareness Month - read on to learn more about why we procrastinate how to do it less in 2022.

Thursday, December 9, 2021

Did you know that your oral health is intricately associated with your overall health? Read on for some tips to keep your teeth happy this holiday season and beyond!

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Does money buy happiness? For such a simple question, the answer is nuanced and ever-updating. Read on to learn more about what the latest research is saying and to find out how to spend your money to maximize happiness.

Monday, November 22, 2021

We all have emotions and biases that affect our decision-making. Let’s take a quick look at a few of the human emotions and biases that can adversely impact sound investment decision-making.

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

This November as we prepare to celebrate and reflect on all that we are grateful for, don't forget to mark your calendars for the Thursday before Thanksgiving - Give to the Max Day!

Friday, November 5, 2021

In honor of Thanksgiving just around the corner, this November we want to help you flex your gratitude muscles so that you can be at your peak gratitude fitness. Here is your GTS Financial GTP (Gratitude Training Plan)!

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

There are plenty of altruistic reasons to volunteer, but it's not just your community that wins when you donate your time to others.

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Forty-four percent of American women are the primary breadwinner in their house. Yet only 10% of women feel very confident in their ability to fully retire with a comfortable lifestyle.

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Even the most financially disciplined of us can fall victim to a well-timed advertisement or buy something in the moment that we later regret. 5 Tips to be more intentional about your purchases and reach your financial goals faster.

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

The American Families Plan - a potential bill introduced to congress - has been making headlines in the financial planning world as there are several changes that could impact many people.

Thursday, September 30, 2021

As the seasons start to change every year, millions of Americans face a noticeable shift in their temperament and emotional wellbeing. Fortunately, there is hope to combat these negative feelings.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

The US Department of the Treasury's annual report said that the Social Security trust fund will run out of money in 12 years, one year sooner than expected.

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Ginger, and Allspice, the spices typically used in a Pumpkin Spice blend, individually each have some excellent health benefits and are delicious. They are power-packed when combined.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to consider having enough life insurance to provide for them after you pass away. But too often, life insurance is an overlooked aspect of personal finances.

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

80% of adults are not engaging in enough physical activity to reach prescribed guidelines and full health benefits of exercise! Discover some of the benefits weightlifting could add to your life.

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Gratitude is one of our core values at GTS Financial. We take time to cultivate an attitude of gratitude in our personal lives, in our company culture, and with our clients.

Friday, August 13, 2021

The news keeps getting better for Social Security recipients. It's now projected that benefits will increase 6.1% in 2022, up from the 4.7% forecast just two months ago.

Thursday, August 5, 2021

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics wrap up with closing ceremonies on August 8, which leads many to wonder: what exactly goes into a gold medal, and how much are they worth?

Monday, July 26, 2021

Is Success Luck or Hard Work? The answer may surprise you!

Friday, July 16, 2021

Most of us understand that moving our bodies is a necessary component of taking care of our health. Additionally, exercise may help boost cognitive function.

Thursday, July 8, 2021

While there’s still plenty of time to enjoy the rest of summer, we encourage you to slow down and check up on your financial well-being.

Monday, June 28, 2021

When you buy a car, you assume that when you sell that car some years down the road, you'll get less than you paid. That's usually correct, but not always!

Friday, June 18, 2021

Have you ever been in a situation that, at first, seemed hopeless, terrible, or insurmountable...but when you looked back on it later, you saw all the beautiful things about it? 😊

Sunday, June 13, 2021

"Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts" From a homeless drug addict to a successful CEO. This story caught the attention of the owners at GTS Financial. During a team meeting, we watched this TED Talk & reflected on these three principles!

Monday, June 7, 2021

Solid Gains Stocks rallied, at the end of May, on renewed confidence in the economic recovery, lower inflation worries, and rising comfort with Fed officials talking about the potential for easing of its monthly bond purchases.

Friday, June 4, 2021

Inflation Deflates Social Security Benefits Inflation caused Social Security benefits to have a 30% loss of buying power since 2000.

Friday, May 14, 2021

It’s here...the last Time to Connect post from the three Pillars of Health series! We’ve checked off nutrition and mental stimulation. Today we’ll be focusing on physical activity. Can you spare 7-min a day?

Friday, May 7, 2021

In the last Time to Connect post, we talked about three of the most important pillars of health for us as humans: nutrition, mental stimulation, & physical activity. This week, we’re focused on mental stimulation.

Saturday, May 1, 2021

GTS Financial is excited to announce that one of our founders was featured in a national publication! FA Magazine, a prominent financial planning industry publication, selected Grant Meyer as one of their top 10 "Young Advisors To Watch!"

Friday, April 30, 2021

The next three Time to Connect posts share a common theme involving three of the most important pillars of health for us as humans: nutrition, mental stimulation, & physical activity. Checking in on these principles is a healthy practice.

Friday, April 23, 2021

We believe that gratitude is one of the keys to being happy. So, this week we’re circling back! Let’s talk gratefulness! When you ask yourself what you’re grateful for, your brain automatically shifts focus to the positive!

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Preparing for retirement can look a little different for women than it does for men. Although stereotypes are changing, women are still more likely to serve as caretakers than men are, meaning they accumulate less income and benefits...

Friday, April 9, 2021

We are fans of approaching each day with both positivity and self-awareness. We think it’s important to end each day by asking ourselves, “How did I act today and did I give this day my all?” Winston Churchill...

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Has it only been a year? In some ways it feels like it has been several years since the pandemic began and since the market was free falling. The reality though is just over one year ago, the S&P 500 index closed at a low point of 2...

Monday, March 8, 2021

Here are 5 Financial Tips for Savvy Single Women to celebrate International Women's Day!

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

What’s going on with GameStop and other “meme stocks”? The mix of social media, mobile trading apps, and free trading have revolutionized some aspects of the market. Should retirees consider adding GameStop or meme...

Monday, February 1, 2021

Bull Market Takes a Breather On Monday, January 25, the S&P 500 and NASDAQ Composite overcame early losses to post new all-time highs.4 Stocks rode a roller coaster on Wednesday, falling sharply despite above-consensus earnings...

Sunday, January 17, 2021

Four tips to help you save money Whether shopping in person or online, there are some easy ways you can save some money. Read on to discover four tips to try before you swipe that card. #1 - It’s too obvious to work: After...

Monday, January 4, 2021

The Week on Wall Street Stocks moved higher during a holiday-shortened week of trading, capping off a turbulent, but otherwise strong year for equity investors. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.35%, while the Standard &...