• Media Coverage

As experienced specialists in the field of financial planning, we are often invited to contribute our expertise to national and local media outlets. Here is a sampling of our recent appearances.
 


 

Kiplinger: Why You Should Invest in Dividend Stocks

As a regular contributor to Kiplinger, here Kurt Fillmore highlights the advantages of dividend-paying stocks, and how to make sure you're picking good ones.


 

CNN: Feds Propose Greater Consumer Protections Regulations on Behalf of Retirees

Fiduciary duty is a hot topic in the retirement planning world today. CNN covered Kurt Fillmore's recent trip to Washington D.C. to meet with members of Congress to discuss this critical topic.


 

HOUR Detroit Magazine: Detroit Five Star Wealth Manager Award

Kurt Fillmore of Wealth Trac Financial is recognized annually by HOUR Magazine as a Five Star Wealth Management Advisor.


 

U.S. News & World Report: Does It Make Sense to Buy a Second Home?

Real estate may be a smart "retirement career" for some, but it's certainly not for everyone. Kurt Fillmore from Wealth Trac Financial shares his insights on the importance of having a stable, solid retirement income plan that is not overly reliant on the real estate market.


 
   
 

Oakland Press: What Not to Do When You Receive an Inheritance
Mainstreet.com: What Not to Do When You Receive an Inheritance

Wealth Trac's Kurt Fillmore shares insight into how one should handle this situation. If handled properly, a sudden inheritance can lead to a lifetime of financial security.


 
 

MainStreet.com: 4 Ways to Do a Slow Retirement, and Why You'll Probably Want To

Kurt Fillmore, President of Wealth Trac Financial, contributes to a discussion about why many of today's seniors prefer easing into retirement slowly.


 

Senior Outlook Today: What Comes Around

Kurt Fillmore, President of Wealth Trac Financial, discusses what the lessons of 2008-2009 can teach us about our investment strategies today.


 
 

Newsday: Money Fix - Secrets on How the Rich Think

What sets wealthy people apart in their overall financial strategy? Wealth Trac Financial offers insight and explains what everyone can learn from it.

 
 

Forbes: 6 Ways Big-Picture Economic Trends Affect Your Budget

Wealth Trac Financial offers insight into how your investment strategy is affected by big-picture issues both nationally and globally.

 
         
 
 

FOX 2 News Detroit: 7 Things to Know about Low Interest Rates

Kurt Fillmore, President of Wealth Trac Financial Group, discusses the effects of a low-interest rate environment on savings.


         
 
 

Yahoo! Finance: It's OK to let your financial advisor be your therapist.
Dallas Morning News: It's OK to let your financial advisor be your therapist.


Financial advisors can help families work through difficult discussions about finances to find true common ground. Kurt Fillmore of Wealth Trac Financial Group knows that building a retirement plan is all about asking the right questions and--most importantly--listening.


 

Consumer Reports: Social Security Planning Advice—When Retirements Are Staggered

Wealth Trac Financial’s Kurt Fillmore shares strategies for maximizing Social Security benefits for couples with staggered retirements. Tactics such as “file and suspend” can ensure families make the most of their Social Security income.


 

TheStreet.com: What Bills Should You Pay First? More Consumers Paying Mortgage Debt

Kurt Fillmore, President of Wealth Trac Financial, shares his Southeast Michigan perspective on a consumer financial trend: In a significant shift, households are now prioritizing mortgage payments over credit card debt. From his perspective, it’s good news for the housing market and the economy.


 

National Public Radio WDET: The Craig Fahle Show: Financial and Retirement Implications of Same-Sex Marriage

How does marriage change the financial landscape for same-sex couples? Kurt Fillmore of Wealth Trac Financial shares his insights with Craig Fahle of WDET FM 101.9 in Detroit.


 

Business Next: Managing Risk Critical for Small Business Owners’ Retirement Planning - Segment 1, Segment 2, Segment 3

Small Business owners have unique financial planning needs. Wealth Trac Financial Group helps put their priorities in perspective in this segment from the Michigan Business Network’s Business Next radio show.