Time to Update Your Estate Plan

Estate planning is an umbrella term for many different topics that fall under it. Some topics that fall under the term are wills, trusts, and powers of attorneys. With the havoc COVID-19 has wreaked on the globe, it has shown many people where their...

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Planning Ahead is not so Dumb Afterall

What a roller coaster year it has been so far! Markets down 34% and rallies back up with record breaking numbers. COVID-19 has taken over our everyday lives which has created chaos in the job market, supply chains and pretty much every aspect of the...

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Children are our future, but what is their future?

As states begin opening up and countries around the world are slowly returning to normal, we must ask ourselves what the fallout might be. Those closer to retirement or those already in retirement were more heavily invested in fixed income securities....

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How to Stay Upbeat While Dealing With a New Way of Life

What day is it? Weekdays are blurring into weekends and clothing consists of pajamas or a track suit! Routine, routine, routine. I have read a number of articles on how imperative it is to have a routine and keep a routine while we are dealing with...

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Visceral Reaction to Socialism not Capitalism

I became physically ill when I saw Jim Cramer's combined headlines; how could people possibly care about a record week of stock market gains when 16M+ American's are out of work! How have we lost our way so gravely? Where has our integrity,...

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The Importance of an Emergency Fund: Highlighted by the Coronavirus Pandemic

An emergency fund account is a liquid savings account that should only be used in times of extreme hardship or unexpected expenses. We often recommend that individuals have an account with at least 3-6 months' worth of expenses depending on...

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Keep Calm and Carry On

Part of the responsibility of a good advisor is when panic strikes we keep calm and carry on. Prior to the fastest downturn in history, the largest point draw-down in the Dow and a plethora of record bad things we had a plan. We are staying calm and...

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New 2020 Reading List

"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever." Mahatma Gandhi We keep learning as every day passes. At 56 Capital Partners we are committed to providing you with knowledge. We strive to learn something new on a...

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New Year, New Goals

With the incoming new year, that means out with the old and in with the new. We all make a resolution each year the clock strikes midnight on December 31st. But let's be honest, who keeps those resolutions. A big part of life is goals, dreams and...

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End of Year Madness

It is hard to believe in 5 short weeks we will be saying hello 2020! Has a weird ring to it but it is headed our way, like it or not. This time of year is particularly busy for everyone. Family gatherings along with home cooked meals and presents...

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Visit to the Big Apple

I recently went on an amazing vacation where the first stop was New York City. I had never been to NYC but I compiled my list of must sees in the vast space of buildings, cars and people and I knew I had to see all things Finance. The hustle and...

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Your Furry Companion

Imagine you are walking in the park and there are pets everywhere. Some are in strollers, some wearing sunglasses, some dressed in a diamond collar, others having a birthday party with their "friends". You look down at your dog and realize...

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What is a Fiduciary

You have probably heard this term Fiduciary thrown around a lot here in the last few years. It is a question you should be asking your current Advisor, "Are you a fiduciary?" At 56 Capital Partners we are a fiduciary and are proud of it! In...

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In The Community

We had the pleasure of attending the Bloom event put on by Colorado Springs Mom Blog and sponsored a VIP lunch at the beautiful Colorado Springs School. This event hosted a variety of expecting and new moms. Moms were able to enjoy a panel discussion,...

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Are You Holding Cash?

Do not think of this as holding cash in your wallet or literally in your hand. Think of the bigger picture and your overall portfolio. As I was browsing through a magazine, I noticed an article* about holding cash and the long-term effects it has on...

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Tax Time

Tax Season... everyone's favorite time of year... just kidding! We know how stressful tax season can be. Waiting patiently for all those tax documents to arrive in the mail so you can file as soon as possible. As we engage with clients this time...

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Start The New Year With New Books

"Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today." - Malcom X With the New Year comes new books. As we grow each year we want to keep you updated on what we are diving into. 56 Capital Partners...

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Pesky Unwanted Gifts....

It is the day after Christmas and you are bright eyed and bushy tailed to try out all of your new gadgets and gizmos. Well, except that one in the corner from Aunt Sue that you set off to the side hoping to forget about it. The ant farm makes you...

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Holiday Shopping Without Chaos

Now that your meal is planned out for Thanksgiving, your gift list is made, and you plan out Black-Friday stampede; how do you keep your wallet full before the New Year instead of running empty? We want to lend a few ideas that will help ease the...

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We Keep Growing

"The roots of education are bitter but the fruit is sweet." -Aristotle Education is important no matter the stage of life you are in. We want to be better than we were yesterday, which is why 56 Capital Partners is committed to constant,...

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