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A fun, fabulous, financial newsletter you can use
September 2015; Issue: 146
 
  
Playing tourist in your own city can be a lot of fun! We spent this past weekend in Boston for the national Financial Planning Association's annual conference at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. Bill was on the National Task Force to plan this year's convention which was an honor & a thrill for him. Congratulations on an outstanding job Bill!

We have not spent much time in this part of the city since it's transformed. Wow! It's a restaurant mecca with terrific access to the waterfront. Each morning I caught a magnificent sunrise. We also sat out on D Street to watch the lunar eclipse on Sunday night. A real treat!
For years I've wanted to check out the ICA--Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston and I did. There were terrific docents available who really helped translate and provide insight for the many pieces. I appreciate art much more when I have a guide. It's probably similar to why people hire a financial planner. They can see the parts of their situation but when some is able to guide them through the finer points they get so, so much more out of it! They then see their big picture!

Would you like a guide through your financial life? If so, we are hear to help. Just reach out. Happy fall! 
 
Cheers,
 
Paula Signature
 p.s. Bill got some national recognition for our enewsletter in Investors Business Daily on Monday. We have had tremendous success over the past 12 years with it. Thank you for being on the journey with us and reading it!

p.p.s. Thanks to all our our clients, friends and colleague for coming to our Backyard Open House earlier this month. You can see some pictures on our blog.

From Bill's Corner...

Sweet strands of the HARP

On July 31, "The Hot Rod," Rowdy Roddy Piper, died peacefully in his sleep. The Hot Rod was a professional wrestler and a Hollywood film actor. I consider him the greatest TV wrestling villain in the history of the sport. Piper was a despicable character that blatantly cheated at all costs to win. He was fearless and truly despised. He had a knack for humiliating his enemies. But somehow, millions of fans still loved Roddy. He set the stage for unpredictable, memorable moments and one-liners like, "Just when they think they got the answers, I change the questions."

During the mid-'80s, Piper hosted an interview segment called "Piper's Pit." Millions of wrestling fans tuned in. Piper entered the arena dressed in a kilt and a Superman T-shirt along with an ensemble of bagpipers, a bass drummer and drum snares. The haunting sounds of the pipes whipped thousands of fans into frenzy. Only the bagpipes could put people in to this state of rabid alertness; let's face it, a harp would not have the same impact. Speaking of HARP...

HARP, the Home Affordable Refinance Program, was created in 2009. It was set up to help homeowners who were "upside down" on their mortgages the ability to refinance their homes and take advantage of lower interest rates. HARP is a federal program, set up by the Federal Housing Finance Agency. Only loans owned or guaranteed by one of the two federal secondary mortgage corporations, Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, qualify for HARP.

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In the media...on the blog
WH Cornerstone's principal's are tapped by the media to write for and contribute to a variety of publications. Here are our latest contributions.

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Investors Business Daily, September 25, 2015
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INVESTORS, PLANS AND MONEY: Sweet strains of the HARP
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