J. Patrick O’Brien

After the Settlement: Managing Your Finances for the Long-Term

Going to court is never a fun or easy thing for the parties involved. In most cases, you’re there because you’ve been involved in an accident, experienced a hardship, or been through some sort of tragedy. There’s a sense of relief when it’s over and the settlements have been finalized, but believe it or not, that’s just the beginning of…

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J. Patrick O’Brien

What’s the Difference between a Financial Planner and a Wealth Manager?

In the financial services industry, there are many terms used to describe the professionals who help you with your investments. Over the course of my career, I’ve heard them all used interchangeably and what I’ve realized is that most investors don’t know the differences that exist among the various titles and certifications. The two that I see used the most…

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