Financial Tip of the Week: Empowering yourself by asking a few simple questions

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San Diego Entertainer’s own financial expert, Steve Sexton, provides the Channel 6 San Diego Living show with financial tips throughout the month. We are thankful to be able to share his financial expertise with our readers as well.

Knowing how best to invest your money is something almost everyone wants to know, that is why we turn to financial advisors. Financial advisors have the knowledge and understanding of financial terms and the “market.” Although you may turn to your advisor for guidance and assistance, it is important to educate yourself with specific questions to ask your advisor. Empowering yourself by asking simple, yet important questions is extremely crucial for your own personal financial knowledge. Steve suggests you ask the following questions:

  1. What are the fees?
  2. What is the taxable impact?
  3. What is the short term and long term risk?

If you know the answers to those questions you’ll make sound decisions based on facts. A lot of people tend to make decisions based off of emotion or an article they just read in the paper, when they should be making decisions based on facts.

Steve Sexton is a financial expert who personalizes each individual’s financial plan on their unique circumstances and goals. He has over 15 years experience in the financial services industry and holds multiple licenses and designations including being a Better Business Bureau member and a National Ethics Bureau Member.

If you would like to learn more about the financial planning provided by Sexton Advisory Group, securing your financial wealth and freedom, planning for your retirement or to reserve a spot in one of Sexton’s free financial workshops you can visit Or you can reach the Sexton Advisory Group by contacting Steve Sexton at or by calling 951-695-8810.

Don’t forget to watch Steve Sexton on the Channel 6 San Diego Living on Tuesdays for more financial tips

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