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After the amazing success of the Empower Women Series (EWS) events led by our President Kristine Porcaro, we are now launching a PodCast dedicated to sharing the knowledge of the amazing guests that make the EWS a reality. You will get to listen the key takeaways of all of our guest speakers in a candid and freeform conversation. We will also have exclusive interviews with other amazing women that have inspired us and continue to do so.

Empower Women Pod - The Encore Lexington Wealth Management

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After the amazing success of the Empower Women Series (EWS) events led by our President Kristine Porcaro, we are now launching a PodCast dedicated to sharing the knowledge of the amazing guests that make the EWS a reality. You will get to listen the key takeaways of all of our guest speakers in a candid and freeform conversation. We will also have exclusive interviews with other amazing women that have inspired us and continue to do so.

    EWS- Managing Your Finances

    EWS- Managing Your Finances

    We’d like to thank Kerry Luria of Lexington Wealth Management for leading our November 8th event, Managing Your Finances. Kerry discussed topics around understanding and managing your finances. She talked about how our needs are relevant to where we are in life, and our concerns around budgeting, saving, investing, planning for retirement, education funding, and so much more.
    Kerry joined Lexington Wealth Management in 2014 as a Managing Director – Senior Wealth Advisor. She embraces a holistic approach to working with clients and is a careful, empathetic advisor. Kerry pursued the Registered Life Planning designation to enhance her ability to help clients recognize what is most meaningful in their lives so that their life and money can go on the same journey. In her role as Managing Director, Kerry ensures that Lexington’s team, vision and initiatives align with the company’s core values.
     
    General Disclaimer:
    Lexington Wealth Management is a group of investment professionals registered with HighTower Securities, LLC, member FINRA and SIPC, and with HighTower Advisors, LLC, a registered investment advisor with the SEC. Securities are offered through HighTower Securities, LLC; advisory services are offered through HighTower Advisors, LLC. This is not an offer to buy or sell securities. No investment process is free of risk, and there is no guarantee that the investment process or the investment opportunities referenced herein will be profitable. Past performance is not indicative of current or future performance and is not a guarantee. The investment opportunities referenced herein may not be suitable for all investors. All data and information reference herein are from sources believed to be reliable. Any opinions, news, research, analyses, prices, or other information contained in this research is provided as general market commentary, it does not constitute investment advice. Lexington Wealth Management and HighTower shall not in any way be liable for claims, and make no expressed or implied representations or warranties as to the accuracy or completeness of the data and other information, or for statements or errors contained in or omissions from the obtained data and information referenced herein. The data and information are provided as of the date referenced. Such data and information are subject to change without notice. This document was created for informational purposes only; the opinions expressed are solely those of Lexington Wealth Management and do not represent those of HighTower Advisors, LLC, or any of its affiliates.

    • 32 min
    EWS- Living Your Best Life

    EWS- Living Your Best Life

    We want to thank Dori Mintzer for leading our October event, Living Your Best Life. Dori discussed how to live your best life as you enter retirement and beyond and Ways to build well-being into our lives. She also touched on the importance of “mindset” as we age and live our lives, exploring your sense of self and identity and developing and/or enhancing your own voice and vision and being an advocate for yourself.
    Dr. Dorian (aka Dori) Mintzer, M.S.W., Ph.D., BCC, is an author, speaker, therapist, retirement transition, relationship, and executive coach, as well as a wife and mother. She weaves adult development, holistic life planning and positive psychology into programs that tap and shape clients’ energies into roadmaps for wiser, more enhanced living. She has a deep belief in the capacity of people to navigate their changing roles as they access awareness of their inner life and spirituality. She hosts the popular monthly Revolutionize your Retirement Interview with Expert’s Series and a weekly Revolutionize your Retirement podcast series.
    She is co-author of the award-winning book, The Couples Retirement Puzzle: The 10 Must-Have Conversations for Creating an Amazing New Life Together and has contributed to several other books. She has been featured in a variety of media and has given a TedX Talk focused on “Embracing your Bonus Years: A Time to Learn, Grow and Evolve.”
    General Disclaimer:
    Lexington Wealth Management is a group of investment professionals registered with HighTower Securities, LLC, member FINRA and SIPC, and with HighTower Advisors, LLC, a registered investment advisor with the SEC. Securities are offered through HighTower Securities, LLC; advisory services are offered through HighTower Advisors, LLC. This is not an offer to buy or sell securities. No investment process is free of risk, and there is no guarantee that the investment process or the investment opportunities referenced herein will be profitable. Past performance is not indicative of current or future performance and is not a guarantee. The investment opportunities referenced herein may not be suitable for all investors. All data and information reference herein are from sources believed to be reliable. Any opinions, news, research, analyses, prices, or other information contained in this research is provided as general market commentary, it does not constitute investment advice. Lexington Wealth Management and HighTower shall not in any way be liable for claims, and make no expressed or implied representations or warranties as to the accuracy or completeness of the data and other information, or for statements or errors contained in or omissions from the obtained data and information referenced herein. The data and information are provided as of the date referenced. Such data and information are subject to change without notice. This document was created for informational purposes only; the opinions expressed are solely those of Lexington Wealth Management and do not represent those of HighTower Advisors, LLC, or any of its affiliates.

    • 40 min
    EWS- Mindfulness & Our Relationship With Money

    EWS- Mindfulness & Our Relationship With Money

    We want to thank Lauren Loehning for leading our September 13th event, Mindfulness & Our Relationship with Money. Lauren talked about examining our relationship with money so we can consciously align our financial actions with our goals and values. She also discussed how our thoughts, beliefs, behaviors, and emotions about money impact our financial actions and how to break through bad money habits and create new habits that support our financial goals.
    Lauren K. Loehning CFP, CIMA, AIF, Certified Mindfulness Meditation Teacher, MMTCP
    Lauren is a Partner at Retirement Impact and Principal of RISE Excel Corporate Wellness. Lauren teaches mindfulness meditation and is passionate about bringing the foundational concepts of mindfulness to individuals and corporations. Mindfulness allows us to see life clearly without judgment. When mindfulness principles are applied to the way we run our businesses, lead teams, or manage our Money it can have powerful life-changing effects that benefit not only our personal well-being but also our collective well-being.
    We hope you enjoy this podcast episode!
    General Disclaimer:
    Lexington Wealth Management is a group of investment professionals registered with HighTower Securities, LLC, member FINRA and SIPC, and with HighTower Advisors, LLC, a registered investment advisor with the SEC. Securities are offered through HighTower Securities, LLC; advisory services are offered through HighTower Advisors, LLC. This is not an offer to buy or sell securities. No investment process is free of risk, and there is no guarantee that the investment process or the investment opportunities referenced herein will be profitable. Past performance is not indicative of current or future performance and is not a guarantee. The investment opportunities referenced herein may not be suitable for all investors. All data and information reference herein are from sources believed to be reliable. Any opinions, news, research, analyses, prices, or other information contained in this research is provided as general market commentary, it does not constitute investment advice. Lexington Wealth Management and HighTower shall not in any way be liable for claims, and make no expressed or implied representations or warranties as to the accuracy or completeness of the data and other information, or for statements or errors contained in or omissions from the obtained data and information referenced herein. The data and information are provided as of the date referenced. Such data and information are subject to change without notice. This document was created for informational purposes only; the opinions expressed are solely those of Lexington Wealth Management and do not represent those of HighTower Advisors, LLC, or any of its affiliates.

    • 41 min
    EWS- From Luxury Rentals in Paris to a Non-Profit Farm Feeding the Hungry in Maine

    EWS- From Luxury Rentals in Paris to a Non-Profit Farm Feeding the Hungry in Maine

    We want to thank Erica Berman,for leading our August 9th Empower Women Event, From Luxury Rentals in Paris to a Non-Profit Farm Feeding the Hungry in Maine. Erica discussed living in Paris for 20 years, owning and selling a successful luxury vacation rental business, to founding Veggies to Table, a 501c3 non-profit grow-to-donate farm to feed the hungry. From moving to Maine from Paris, changing her direction at the age of 49, and creating a new life more meaningful to her soul, Erica’s story is inspiring for those looking to make a big life change. It’s never too late! 
    After 20 years in Paris and Italy, Erica swapped city living for an existence steeped in nature and sustainable values when she moved to Maine with her French husband Alain Ollier, Veggies to Table co-founder. The launch of Veggies to Table in 2019, stemmed from a deep-rooted desire to make a difference and give back to their community by helping those in need, while creating joy along the way; Veggies to Table also donates flowers—food for the soul. 
    We hope you enjoy this podcast episode!
    General Disclaimer:
    Lexington Wealth Management is a group of investment professionals registered with HighTower Securities, LLC, member FINRA and SIPC, and with HighTower Advisors, LLC, a registered investment advisor with the SEC. Securities are offered through HighTower Securities, LLC; advisory services are offered through HighTower Advisors, LLC. This is not an offer to buy or sell securities. No investment process is free of risk, and there is no guarantee that the investment process or the investment opportunities referenced herein will be profitable. Past performance is not indicative of current or future performance and is not a guarantee. The investment opportunities referenced herein may not be suitable for all investors. All data and information reference herein are from sources believed to be reliable. Any opinions, news, research, analyses, prices, or other information contained in this research is provided as general market commentary, it does not constitute investment advice. Lexington Wealth Management and HighTower shall not in any way be liable for claims, and make no expressed or implied representations or warranties as to the accuracy or completeness of the data and other information, or for statements or errors contained in or omissions from the obtained data and information referenced herein. The data and information are provided as of the date referenced. Such data and information are subject to change without notice. This document was created for informational purposes only; the opinions expressed are solely those of Lexington Wealth Management and do not represent those of HighTower Advisors, LLC, or any of its affiliates.

    • 45 min
    EWS- Understanding ESG Investing

    EWS- Understanding ESG Investing

    We want to thank Kirsten Meder for leading our July 12th Empower Women Event, Understanding ESG Investing. Kirsten discussed where we’ve come from in terms of ESG and impact investing, where we are now, and opportunities for the future.  She also talked about how the integration of values and ESG data has provided a great entry point for many women to become more involved with their investments.  “In so many of my client meetings women not only have a seat at the table but are actively engaged if not leading the discussion around how they want to invest.”
    Kirsten Meder, CAIA, CMT, is an ESG/SRI Investment Strategist at Aperio. In this role, Ms. Meder works with clients to align their equity portfolios with their values.  She works closely with the ESG and Portfolio Management teams in the evaluation of ESG data sets and the creation of new strategies and works with Aperio’s Research Team on projects related to ESG issues.  Prior to joining Aperio, Ms. Meder was a Portfolio Manager at Lattice Strategies (acquired by Hartford Funds), where she was responsible for managing strategic and tactical multi-asset SMA portfolios for high-net-worth clients and for allocating to liquid alternative investments.  Additionally, Ms. Meder spent several years working for Bank of America/Merrill Lynch as a Research Analyst, where she was a generalist on their fund of hedge funds team. 
    We hope you enjoy this podcast episode!
    General Disclaimer:
    Lexington Wealth Management is a group of investment professionals registered with HighTower Securities, LLC, member FINRA and SIPC, and with HighTower Advisors, LLC, a registered investment advisor with the SEC. Securities are offered through HighTower Securities, LLC; advisory services are offered through HighTower Advisors, LLC. This is not an offer to buy or sell securities. No investment process is free of risk, and there is no guarantee that the investment process or the investment opportunities referenced herein will be profitable. Past performance is not indicative of current or future performance and is not a guarantee. The investment opportunities referenced herein may not be suitable for all investors. All data and information reference herein are from sources believed to be reliable. Any opinions, news, research, analyses, prices, or other information contained in this research is provided as general market commentary, it does not constitute investment advice. Lexington Wealth Management and HighTower shall not in any way be liable for claims, and make no expressed or implied representations or warranties as to the accuracy or completeness of the data and other information, or for statements or errors contained in or omissions from the obtained data and information referenced herein. The data and information are provided as of the date referenced. Such data and information are subject to change without notice. This document was created for informational purposes only; the opinions expressed are solely those of Lexington Wealth Management and do not represent those of HighTower Advisors, LLC, or any of its affiliates.

    • 42 min
    EWS- The Journey of Caregiving

    EWS- The Journey of Caregiving

    We’d like to give a big thank you to Kate Granigan who hosted our June 14th Empower Women event, The Journey of Caregiving. With 10,000 Baby Boomers turning 65 every day, individuals living longer and families with multiple aging loved ones, the role of caregiver is something that more and more of us can identify with. Whether you are currently caring for a loved one or anticipate this need down the road, this discussion is for you!  Kate Granigan, CEO of LifeCare Advocates and a consultant and advocate in the field of aging, shared insights on caregiving from her experiences working with older adults and their families.
    Kate Granigan is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and has worked as a clinician in the field of aging for over 25 years. She founded her own Life Care Management company in 1999, which later became part of a non-profit organization in 2009. She held the position of Vice President of Care Management until she assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer of LifeCare Advocates in 2016. LifeCare Advocates is a team of both nurses and social workers who provide assistance, advocacy and guidance to elders and their families.
    We hope you enjoy this podcast episode!
     
     
    General Disclaimer:
    Lexington Wealth Management is a group of investment professionals registered with HighTower Securities, LLC, member FINRA and SIPC, and with HighTower Advisors, LLC, a registered investment advisor with the SEC. Securities are offered through HighTower Securities, LLC; advisory services are offered through HighTower Advisors, LLC. This is not an offer to buy or sell securities. No investment process is free of risk, and there is no guarantee that the investment process or the investment opportunities referenced herein will be profitable. Past performance is not indicative of current or future performance and is not a guarantee. The investment opportunities referenced herein may not be suitable for all investors. All data and information reference herein are from sources believed to be reliable. Any opinions, news, research, analyses, prices, or other information contained in this research is provided as general market commentary, it does not constitute investment advice. Lexington Wealth Management and HighTower shall not in any way be liable for claims, and make no expressed or implied representations or warranties as to the accuracy or completeness of the data and other information, or for statements or errors contained in or omissions from the obtained data and information referenced herein. The data and information are provided as of the date referenced. Such data and information are subject to change without notice. This document was created for informational purposes only; the opinions expressed are solely those of Lexington Wealth Management and do not represent those of HighTower Advisors, LLC, or any of its affiliates.

    • 24 min

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