You Can Still Have the American Dream, Really

October 21, 2016
According to a NBC poll in October, only 34 percent of respondents said they believe the American dream still holds true. Like a tree falling in a forest, if so few of us believe in the dream, then does it exist? Well that depends on what your dream is. If that dream is to retire young, then make sure you […]

No, really, what will you do with all that Powerball money?

February 1, 2016
Christopher Jones, a certified financial planner and founder of Sparrow Wealth Management in Las Vegas, says your own plans for retirement and the rest of your life will help to determine the best option for you. The lump sum-versus-annuity question “comes down to how comfortable you are managing money or working with a financial adviser to manage it,” Jones says. […]

Stock Market Sell-Off Worries Investors

January 30, 2016
There was a big stock sell-off on Wall Street Monday triggered by a sell-off in China. So, is it time to hit the panic button? “It’s very difficult to predict in the short term what type of impact China will have,” according to Christopher Jones, Certified Financial Planner. “It’s an important economy, but like any short-term impact — it goes […]

Save or Shred?

December 28, 2014
Despite living in an electronic age, you may feel as though you’re drowning in paper: bills, monthly statements, insurance claims, the works. Fortunately it doesn’t have to be that way. Take these steps to protect your electronic records, says Chris Jones, president of Sparrow Wealth Management, in Las Vegas. Read the Full Article

Luring HNW Prospects Who Hate Being Pitched

October 11, 2013
As you work with higher and higher net worth clients, you are not selling anymore; you are building relationships,” declares Christopher Jones, founder and president of Sparrow Wealth Management, a fee-only firm based in Las Vegas. A former consultant, Jones initially built his client roster on existing relationships with former colleagues and their families. Now, he steadfastly avoids explicitly promoting […]

7 Retirement Decisions That Affect the Rest of Your Life

July 1, 2013
Even a part-time job can allow you to draw down your savings more slowly. “For a lot of people, the definition of retirement is not ‘not working,’ but not doing what they don’t like and doing some kind of work that they love,” says Christopher Jones, a certified financial planner for Sparrow Wealth Management in Las Vegas. Read the Full […]

10 Ways to Pay for Retirement

June 30, 2013
Savings accounts and CDs are a major source of retirement income for 14 percent of retirees. A quarter of workers are hoping these FDIC-insured accounts will help fund their retirement years, including about half (49 percent) of people in their 20s. “If you put all your money in fixed income or bonds or CDs, you are guaranteeing yourself very low […]

Weigh Taxes When Picking a State to Retire

May 11, 2013
When it comes to choosing the best state in which to retire, some people look beyond traditional needs like nice weather and recreational opportunities. In some cases, the deciding factors are taxes and staying close to family and friends. For some clients, that means retiring to a neighboring state. Christopher Jones, who built his advisory firm, Sparrow Wealth Management, said […]

Stalking the Next ‘Paranormal’ Blockbuster

September 30, 2012
There are various ways for investors to get involved with the independent film industry. However, investing in independent films is high-risk. “Such investments are best suited for people who have between $5 million and $10 million in net worth,” says Christopher Jones, a fee-only financial adviser in Las Vegas. Read the Full Article

Stock Market Hits 12,000: What’s Next?

February 18, 2011
Christopher Jones, CFP of Sparrow Wealth Management, which has offices in Easton and New York, said confidence seems to be carrying the day. “There are things that have people concerned but overall the feelings of confidence are carrying the market forward.” Read the Full Article