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It’s hard not to overspend when you’re in college but if you are smart you will tighten up and start saving and investing your money instead. Commercial banks are now offering more investment products that offer flexible options. Open up a free student checking account and start saving money you won’t spend on a savings account. Once you build up enough savings put that money into a short-term certificate of deposit that will grow for you. From there you can graduate to more serious investment options. It’s totally possible if you start off this way. Here you will get sensible investment tips that will advise you on stock investment, mutual funds, bonds and ETF’s. Please scroll down for more information and access to the financial advisors in Nampa, ID listed below.

Debbra Dillon
Dillon Financial Planning
(208) 336-7503
1159 E Iron Eagle Drive, Ste. 170-C
Eagle, ID
Expertises
Middle Income Client Needs, Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Newlyweds & Novice Investors
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®

Michael Ling
Berkeley Inc.
(208) 853-6980
3778 Plantation River Drive, Suite 102
Boise, ID
Expertises
Ongoing Investment Management, Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals, Planning Concerns for Corporate Executives, College/Education Planning
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®

Eric Rabbanian
Rabbanian Financial Planning, Inc.
(208) 495-3249
1818 E Spring Meadow Lane
Boise, ID
Expertises
Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals, Ongoing Investment Management, Cash Flow/Budgets/Credit Issues, Planning Issues for Business Owners, Socially Responsible Investments, Divorce Planning
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®, JD, MBA

Brian Burks, MBA
5660 East Franklin Rd. Suite #130
Nampa, ID
Company
Title: Managing Partner
Company: Burks Wealth Management
Type
Investment Advisor Rep: Yes
Registered Investor: Yes
Education
U of Idaho/B.S. - Marketing
Boise State University - MBA
Years Experience
Years Experience: 15
Service
Life Settlements,IRA, 401k, Roth IRA, QDRO Rollovers,CD Alternative,Annuities,Long-Term Health Care Planning,Annuity Ideas & Strategy Planning,Estate Tax Planning,Asset Protection Strategies & Planning,Hourly Financial Planning Engagements,401k Rollover From Employer,Income for Life/ Preserve Principal,Life Insurance,Investment & Portfolio Management,Commission-Only Financial Planning (Full Disclosure),Insurance & Risk Management Planning,Retirement Income Accumulation Planning,Individual Income

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Mr. Robert A. Hiestand, CFP®
(208) 888-5508
1394 S Wampum Way
Meridian, ID
Areas of Specialization
Accounting, Asset Allocation, Banking, Budget Development, Charitable Giving, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Debt Management
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: Not Applicable

Average Income: Not Applicable

Profession: Not Applicable

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Katherine Stearns
Arc Advisers, LLC
(208) 350-6557
P.O. Box 488
Boise, ID
Expertises
Socially Responsible Investments, Middle Income Client Needs, Planning Issues for Unmarried & Same-Sex Couples, Women's Financial Planning Issues, Ongoing Investment Management, Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, AIF, CFP®

Carey McNeal
Buffington Mohr McNeal
(208) 338-5551
802 West Bannock Street, Suite 100
Boise, ID
Expertises
Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, High Net Worth Client Needs, Estate & Generational Planning Issues, Planning Concerns for Corporate Executives, Advising Medical Professionals
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor

Mr. Robert A. Lachance, CFP®
(208) 794-3888
5660 E Franklin Rd Ste 130
Nampa, ID
Firm
Wealth Dynamics Advisory, LLC

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Mr. J. R. Smith, CFP®
(208) 286-0885
10368 W Altair Dr
Star, ID
Firm
Provision Financial Advisors
Areas of Specialization
Retirement Planning
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $1,000,001 - $5,000,000

Average Income: $100,001 - $250,000

Profession: Self-Employed Business Owners

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Allen Gamel, CFP®
(208) 884-5175
1710 S Wells Ave
Meridian, ID
Firm
Edward Jones Investments
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Business Succession Planning, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Education Planning, Employee and Employer Plan Benefits, Estate Planning, General Financial Planning
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $500,001 - $1,000,000

Average Income: $100,001 - $250,000



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Discovering Investment Options

By David Pekema
AOL Calculator .
  • Safe bets – Opening either a CD or an online savings account is a great option for the conservative investor. The interest rate of return is comparatively lower than some of the riskier investment options, but the reason is simple—these accounts aren't at all risky.
  • A happy medium – Bonds, mutual funds, and ETFs are often noted as striking the perfect balance between risk and reward investing. Investing in a bond nets a fixed interest rate in return, while mutual funds and ETFs are made up of many stocks, so the chances of all of them tanking are low.
  • Risky business – Stocks are probably the #1 cause of heart-disease in the Western world. Essentially, with a stock you buy a share of the company and reap the benefits if the company is successful. If the company goes belly-up, so does your investment. Good luck.
  • Play the field – You can afford to be a little riskier when you're young and don't have much to lose. It's best to practice investing now when you're fresh and bold, but make a habit of diversifying your portfolio rather than “laying it all on red.”
  • It’s hard enough to keep up with rent, utilities, food, and debt payments on a first year’s salary, which is why most recent graduates keep their money in the same li’l junior’s checking account that our grandmothers set up for us when we were ten. But keeping your money in a zero- or very-low-interest rate checking account

    is akin to going to the gym, stretching, and then walking on a treadmill for an hour. Sure, it’s safe and flexible, but you’re not a crotchety octogenarian yet. You want rock hard abs. You want tone. You want more.

    The two biggest misconceptions about investing are that you need a ton of cash to start and that it necessarily locks your money away until you’re fifty. Fact is, if you start off with a thousand bucks and add a measly fifty more each month, in five years a conservative stock portfolio would leave you with about $4500 dollars. The key is to just be a little disciplined. Think about it this way: throwing home-brewed coffee into a to-go cup everyday rather than dropping five dollars at Starbucks would save you enough to start a pretty significant investment portfolio that, in a couple years, could add up to a week in Thailand or a Cartier watch. But how to wade through all of the options? Investing is a whole lot like picking up women, from the risks (bankruptcy/a dose of the clap) and the rewards (cash/knockin' boots). Here's how to make the right choice for you.

    Note: In all cases, look for the best rate possible and avoid high fees. A little effort can mean a big difference in your long term savings. Talk with friends about their investment choices and performance. Comparison shop the banks in your area. Scour the Internet for the best possible CD. And, most importantly, whether buying a mutual fund or transferring money to and from accounts, avoid unnecessary fees

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    Understanding the Benefits of Investing

    By David Pekema

    There’s a lot more to investing than tying up major funds in order to one day purchase a home or retire in Aruba. It may not seem like it, but you make investment decisions every day. Buying new shoes—investment decision. Leaving your meager savings in a checking account rather than a high yield savings account

    —investment decision. Spending $200 on Cinco de Mayo margaritas—investment decision (an enjoyable one, I might add). Truth be told, everything you do with your money is an investment decision—some just have the potential to bring you much larger returns.

    Given the profusion of low-cost options available over the Internet, there has never been a better time to be a young investor. New, high-yield online savings accounts offer high returns (up to ten times higher than traditional savings accounts), zero risk, and complete liquidity. Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) give you the diversity of mutual funds, with low minimum investments. Many companies will make matching 401(k) contributions. Heck, buying stuff on eBay then turning around and re-selling it is even a kind of investment. Mutual funds, IRAs, and blue-chip stocks will definitely have a large place in your portfolio down the road, but for the time being, any prudent financial decision you make will have lasting benefits.

    “Why should I invest?”

    “More young Americans believe Elvis is alive than believe that they’ll ever see a Social Security check.” – John McCain

    It seems like a valid question. What’s the fun in stashing away your hard-earned money in a robotic sounding 401(k) when you could be downing mojitos, strutting in Diesel jeans, or leasing a brand new Lexus instead? We’ve lived like serfs for four years in order to land jobs. Once the paychecks start rolling in, it’s our right to spend the money as we please.

    Then again, “Why should I brush my teeth?” “Why should I wear pants to work?” and “Why should I put on this condom?” could all also be considered valid questions. The answer to the investment query—as with the other three—is not complicated. Although it may not be fun now, investing even small amounts while you’re young affords you the opportunity to one day own a home, live debt free, and guarantee that you won’t be greeting customers at Wal-Mart well into your seventies.

    Not that all investing is about retirement. These days, leaving all your cash in a simple checking or savings account doesn’t make any sense. Online savings and trading accounts will earn you two to five times as much interest. It’s all about making your money work for you—the only trick is to choose the right bank account for your every day funds, as well. E-Trade’s on-line savings account consistently boasts some of the best interest rates available, and Scottrade’s $7 commissions on stock trades make investing affordable for everyone. There are a myriad of investment options out there (fear not, we’ve got you covered), so whether saving up for a ...

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