About Parker Evans, CFA, CFP, CMT

Parker Evans, CFA, CFP, CMT is President of Successful Portfolios LLC, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor Firm based in Clearwater, FL. Parker helps individuals, families, and organizations plan and manage custom investment portfolios at leading brokerages including Charles Schwab, TD Ameritrade, and Interactive Brokers.
https://successfulportfolios.com/parker

How to Select a Financial Advisor, Financial Planner, Investment Advisor or Wealth Manager

Many people choose a personal financial advisor based on a referral or recommendation from a friend, colleague, or respected professional like a lawyer or CPA. That's a start, but not enough. And for sure it’s not the only viable way to seek a skilled, trustworthy advisor. Here's what to look for in an advisor:

Five Ways Protect Your Wealth in a Stock Market Crash

Learn more about protecting wealth with 1) Asset Allocation, 2) Market Timing, 3) Stop-loss Orders, 4) Structured Products including annuities, 5) Put options.

The Stock Market Crash of 1987

Here is how the Stock Market Crash of 1987 went down. Crash, volatility, consolidation. The bottom was in. There was no recession.... Critical rules for making money in the stock market: Don’t Sell at the Bottom in a Panic and Don't Panic and Sell at the Bottom.

Key Financial Data for 2018 Including Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 – Free Download

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 reduces tax rates on individuals and increases the standard deduction among other changes. Successful Portfolios is pleased to present our popular fact sheet, Key Financial Data for 2018. This handy and concise tax reference covers many items affecting your finances, including:

Online Broker Commission and Margin Rates Comparison Grid

Check out this Cost Comparison of Commission and Margin Rates at Interactive Brokers (IB), E*Trade, Fidelity, Scottrade, Schwab, TD Ameritrade and Vanguard. Talk to Successful Portfolios' team of expert Certified Financial Planners and Chartered Financial Analysts. We'll help you choose the best online broker to suit your investment management objectives.