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Kathrine’s Story: “I Like Car”

November 30, 2022 | Impact

I recently had an opportunity to lead a workshop called “God, Stuff, & Money” at my church. During this workshop, we talked at length about how money is powerful. When our relationship with money is out of alignment, it can cause stress, anxiety, pride, and jealousy. It too often leads to relational conflict. It can pull our […]

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Kathrine’s Story: “I Like Car”

November 30, 2022 | Impact

I recently had an opportunity to lead a workshop called “God, Stuff, & Money” at my church. During this workshop, we talked at length about how money is powerful. When our relationship with money is out of alignment, it can cause stress, anxiety, pride, and jealousy. It too often leads to relational conflict. It can pull our […]

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Why does pessimism sound so smart?

October 31, 2022 | Field Guide

Today, we want to let you in on a secret. It’s a simple secret, but one we believe has the ability to make you a better investor overnight.  Here’s Zak to tell you all about it: Note: This video was originally published in our monthly client e-newsletter, Guidepost. The thing about pessimism I want to […]

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LifeGuide named in CPBJ’s 2022 Best Places to Work in PA

October 12, 2022 | News

Last month, the Central Penn Business Journal named LifeGuide Financial Advisors as one of the 2022 Best Places to Work in PA! We’re honored to be named in this distinction. At LifeGuide, we’re all about team. We take a team-based approach to financial advising and seek to create a culture and workplace where LifeGuide team members can […]

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How to spot a romance scam

October 4, 2022 | Field Guide

Two days. That’s how close one of our clients came to losing more than $200,000 as the victim of an elaborate, multi-month romance scam. Note: This video was originally published in our monthly client e-newsletter, Guidepost. “Hi Kirt, I’m Katie.” I recently received an email from one of our clients, Kirt (name changed for privacy), asking […]

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Building a future with hope: BHA Spotlight

August 12, 2022 | Impact

At LifeGuide, we help our clients make an eternal impact with their finances. Like Jesus says in Matthew 16:26, “What good will it be for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul?” We believe we are not owners of our wealth, but rather stewards; stewards called to live intentionally and generously. Did you know that, […]

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An update on the current market conditions

June 28, 2022 | Investing

“The market is the most efficient mechanism anywhere in the world for transferring wealth from impatient people to patient people.” — Warren Buffett Note: This video was originally published in our monthly client e-newsletter, Guidepost.  The bond, stock, and real estate markets are still reacting to inflation, recession, and interest rate hike concerns. The market […]

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Why we’re taking a break from social media

May 15, 2022 | News

If you’re looking for us on social media (i.e. Facebook), you’ll still find our profiles. However, we won’t be actively posting for the time being. While we haven’t been active on our social media platforms for a while at this point, we thought it might be helpful to provide context around this decision rather than […]

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Russia, Ukraine, & the stock market

February 28, 2022 | Investing

Note: This post was adapted from a recent edition of our monthly client e-newsletter, Guidepost. Given the current events in Ukraine, LifeGuide’s Chief Investment Office, Zak Lutz, sits down to share our thoughts and perspective on what we’re seeing with the stock market.  First and foremost, we pray for peace, comfort, and protection for all those […]

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Share the Blessing 2022: Stories of Hope

February 15, 2022 | Impact

Over the past eight holiday seasons, we’ve randomly selected and invited a small number of our clients to participate in our annual Share the Blessing campaign. For this campaign, we send these randomly selected number of our clients a cash gift (usually between $50–75) and ask them to think about someone they feel could use […]

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LifeGuide celebrates grand opening of new Mechanicsburg office

November 9, 2021 | News

We’re excited to announce that renovations of our new office at 400 West Main Street, Mechanicsburg are officially complete! For the better part of the year, our team, along with our hired craftsmen, have poured countless hours into restoring this historic homestead and transforming it into LifeGuide’s new headquarters.   Prior to purchasing this building, […]

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The pull and tug of the market

October 30, 2021 | Investing

Today, we’re bringing you a Q4 2021 Market Update with LifeGuide Partner and Chief Investment Officer, Zak Lutz. What’s going on in the market? What’s the latest on inflation? Are we heading into a period of increased market volatility? Great questions. Take it away, Zak! Note: this video was originally published in our monthly client newsletter, […]

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Better Decision Making, Part 2: How to define what matters most

October 5, 2021 | Financial Life Planning

Today, we’re bringing you the second and final part in our Better Decision Making mini-series. You can check out Part One here: The three questions to ask yourself when making a decision. In part one, Zak shared three key questions to ask yourself when making any decision: Do I have enough information? What story do I want to […]

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Better Decision Making, Part 1: The three questions to ask yourself when making a decision

September 21, 2021 | Financial Life Planning

The topic of decision making really gets me going. I get excited about processing things down, whittling away to get down to the best decision possible in any circumstance. I think it’s the engineer in me. Good decision making is really at the heart of the work we do at LifeGuide. At the end of the day, our […]

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A Conversation with Doug Denlinger: Article in Central Penn Business Journal

August 30, 2021 | News

This article was originally published on July 20, 2021 at 1:42 pm in the Central Penn Business Journal — “A Conversation with Doug Denlinger” by Jennifer Deinlein ——————   What trends, if any, did you see emerge with clients during COVID, and is that shifting now as things start to open up more? There were […]

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What’s going on with inflation?

July 26, 2021 | Investing

Today, we have LifeGuide Partner and Chief Investment Officer, Zak Lutz, on hand to share some wisdom and insight into what we’re currently seeing with inflation. What should we make of the latest Consumer Price Index increase? Should we be concerned? How do we prepare for inflation?  Back in October 2019, I attended the Financial […]

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