Category: Commentary

MBJ Guest Column: Choosing a Financial Advisor? Six Themes to Guide You

Your money is important. Choosing a financial advisor who can help you manage your money and make good financial decisions is one of the most critical decisions you will make. So, what should you consider when making that decision?   Unfortunately, the world of financial advice is more complicated than it should be and often lacks clarity. Providers can label themselves differently – financial advisors, financial planners, wealth managers, or consultants – while providing... Read More
at Tuesday, June 22, 2021
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Jay Healy, Century Wealth Management Selected to Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors

Century Wealth Management is thrilled to announce that our president and founder, Jay Healy, was recognized by Forbes as a Best-in-State Wealth Advisor for 2021. Individuals selected represent the industry's top tier, earning the distinction for both the breadth of their expertise and the highest-quality client experiences. "I am proud and humbled to join some of the most innovative and respected financial professionals in Tennessee and across the country," said... Read More
at Wednesday, May 12, 2021
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Music and Investing Passions Lead to Healy Engineering and Production Scholar Award at Visible Music College

We are thrilled to announce the first Healy Engineering and Production Scholar award recipient, Cale Griffin, a student at Visible Music College in Downtown Memphis. Our founder, Jay Healy, spent 15 years in the music business as a recording engineer and producer, collaborating with artists such as Billy Joel, John Mellencamp, Mariah Carey and REM. In 2000, he left the music business behind and moved with his family back to Memphis, where he began a new career, eventually launching Century... Read More
at Monday, May 3, 2021
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Summary of the December 2020 Stimulus Bill

After much negotiation, a $900 billion stimulus package was finally passed in late December of 2020. Following is our simple summary of the 5,593-page Consolidated Appropriations Act, signed into law on December 27. Let’s dive in. Stimulus Money The $600 direct payments, targeted at individuals making $75,000 a year or less, is also available for filers under "head of household" status earning up to $112,000. Couples who make up to $150,000 a year would get $1,200.... Read More
at Thursday, January 21, 2021
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RISE Foundation Receives $10,000 Donation, Matched by Century Wealth Management

The RISE Foundation, a nonprofit that empowers low-income workers to become self-sufficient through financial literacy programs, received more than $20,000 in a fundraising campaign initiated by Jay Healy, our founder and president.  On Giving Tuesday, held December 1, 2020, Healy committed to match donations to the RISE Foundation up to $10,000. The campaign started with a series of generous donations made by supporters of the RISE Foundation through a GoFundMe page and finished when... Read More
at Thursday, January 7, 2021
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