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LGBTQ Market Focus

LGBTQ Market Focus

Get to know Stuart H. Armstrong, II, CFP®, a pioneer in financial planning within the LGBTQ+ community. From his work with Pride Planners & other organizations, to the FPA Diversity Committee, to the FPA Board of Directors, and now the Center for Financial Planning, Stuart has been actively serving financial planners, the LGBTQ+ community, and his clients for more than thirty years.

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Focusing on What Matters

Focusing on What Matters

Boomer Being's Leslie Noymer interviews Gregory J. McLaughlin, MS, , CFP®, AIF®, Financial Planner at Centinel Financial Group. Greg discusses the idea of focusing on what matters and what you can control, both in your financial life and personal life.

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LGTB Financial Planning

LGTB Financial Planning

Carol Massar from Bloomberg Radio interviews Stuart Armstrong, CFP, a Financial Planner at Centinel Financial Group, LLC. Armstrong shares his thoughts on LGBT financial planning and PridePlanners.

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The Psychology of Financial Planning

The Psychology of Financial Planning

Boomer Being's Leslie Noymer interviews Gregory J. McLaughlin, MS, CFP®, AIF®, Financial Planner at Centinel Financial Group, on market volatility, financial decision making, and actionable ways to improve one's financial life.

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Featured Press

Strategies to Maximize Your 401(k)

Strategies to Maximize Your 401(k)

Featuring Stuart Armstrong CFP®, Investopedia - November 2021

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How ‘out-of-the-box’ thinking can help LGBTQ people overcome 3 big financial challenges

How ‘out-of-the-box’ thinking can help LGBTQ people overcome 3 big financial challenges

Featuring Stuart Armstrong CFP®, Grow- June 2021

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From Wall Street to Silicon Valley, LGBT+ investment on the rise

From Wall Street to Silicon Valley, LGBT+ investment on the rise

Featuring Stuart Armstrong CFP®, Reuters- September 2020

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4 money moves to make in your 40s to prepare for retirement

4 money moves to make in your 40s to prepare for retirement

Featuring Stuart Armstrong CFP®, Grow - September 2019

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Financial planning challenges for same-sex couples

Financial planning challenges for same-sex couples

Featuring Stuart Armstrong CFP®, Finance 101 - June 2019

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If Cash Is King, Cash-Flow Is Downright Regal

If Cash Is King, Cash-Flow Is Downright Regal

Written by Gregory McLaughlin CFP®, Advisor Magazine - December 2017

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Finance, and the Anatomy of The Human Brain

Finance, and the Anatomy of The Human Brain

Published by Gregory McLaughlin CFP®, Advisor Magazine - April 2014

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  • Interviewed and Quoted for Grow Acorns article, “4 Money Moves to Make in Your 40s to Prepare for Retirement,” by Myelle Lansat, September 25, 2019
     
  • Interviewed and Quoted for Finance 101 article, “Financial Planning for Same-Sex Couples,” by Lara McCaffrey, September 12, 2019
     
  • Author, CNBC.com article, “Investing Today for the LGBTQ Community,” June 4 , 2019
     
  • Co-chair, PridePlanners National Conference, Boston, MA Changing Landscapes: Financial Planning for LGBT Clients and/or Unmarried Couples, September 25, 2015
     
  • Featured Speaker, Financial Planning Association's National Conference, Boston, MA, "LGBT Financial Planning: Next Steps Married or Unmarried," September 26, 2015
     
  • Interviewed on Bloomberg Radio, Financial Planning Association's National Conference, September 28, 2015
     
  • Interviewed and quoted, "Get What's Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security," by Lawrence J. Kotlikoff, Philip Moeller, Paul Solman, 2015
     
  • Interviewed and quoted for CNBC.com article, "Same-Sex Ruling Levels Financial Playing Field," by Ilana Polyak, June 26, 2015
     
  • Interviewed and quoted for CNBC.com article, "How SCOTUS' Same Sex Ruling Will Impact Couples' Finances," by Kelley Holland, June 26, 2015
     
  • Interviewed and quoted for MarketWatch.com article, "How Gay Couples Should Plan Finances Ahead of the Supreme Court Ruling," by Priya Anand, February 9, 2015
     
  • Interviewed and quoted for ThinkAdvisor.com article, "Rainbow Warriors," by Olivia Mellan and Sherry Christie, February 2, 2015
     
  • Author, Money Magazine, "5 Ways DOMA's Demise Changed the Finances of Same-Sex Married Couples", June 25, 2014
     
  • Interviewed and Quoted for Boston Globe Article, "For Many Same-Sex Couples, Equality Comes at Cost", by Sean Lavery, February 16, 2014
     
  • Featured Panelist, Fenway Community Health Center, Boston, MA, "Post-DOMA Financial Planning", November 19, 2013
     
  • Featured Speaker, National Conference of PridePlanners, Orlando, FL, "Financial Planning in Same Sex Marriages", October 18, 2013
     
  • Featured Speaker, Women's Week, Provincetown, MA, "Financial Planning in Same Sex Marriages", October 13, 2013
     
  • Featured Speaker, Financial Planning Association of Massachusetts, "DOMA is Dead (Mostly): What's Next for Planning for Same Sex Couples", July 17, 2013
     
  • Featured Guest Speaker, "Something More with Chris Boyd", WXTK 95.1 FM, on the Impact of DOMA Repeal and What's Next for Planning for Same-Sex Couples, June 29, 2013
     
  • Interviewed and Quoted for Financial Advisor Magazine Article, "Supreme Court Decisions Bring Financial Advantages for Gay Clients", by Ted Knutson, June 26, 2013
     
  • Featured Speaker, College for Financial Planning National Conference, Las Vegas, NV "Planning Strategies for Same Sex Couples", May 2013
     
  • Interviewed and quoted for Boston Business Journal article, "Lessons Learned", March 29, 2013
     
  • Author, "Financial Planning Advice for LGBT Families", Boston.com, March 26, 2013
     
  • Interviewed and quoted for Boston.com article, "The Most Common Financial Planning Mistakes", February 22, 2013
     
  • Interviewed and quoted for msn.com article, "Gay Marriages Can Muddle Finances" by Liz Weston, MSN Money, February 8, 2013
     
  • Interviewed and quoted for msn.com article, "Money Smart: Your 2013 Guide if You're Retiring", by Jeff Wuorio, December 19, 2012
     
  • Interviewed and quoted for Financial Planning Association article, "Financial Primer for the Contemporary American Household", by David Port, July 2012
     
  • Interviewed and quoted for PBS nextavenue website, "How to Beat the Soaring Cost of Long-Term Care Insurance", by Ben Popken, June 25, 2012
     
  • Interviewed and quoted for msn.com article, "Can You Retire Before 2013?", by Jeff Wuorio, December 23, 2011
     
  • Interviewed and quoted for USA Weekend article, "Think Before You Borrow from Your 401(k)", by Jeff Wuorio, December 8, 2011
     
  • Interviewed and quoted for msnbc.com article, "3 Ways to Get More Return on Your Savings", by Martha White, August 15, 2011
     
  • Interviewed and quoted for Boston Globe article, "Tips for Building a Better Nest Egg", by Gillian Rich, March 6, 2011
     
  • Interviewed and quoted for Boston Sunday Globe article, "Cashing in Wisely", by Ted Siefer, special section "Living Better, Living Longer", February 27, 2011
     
  • Interviewed and quoted for Boston Globe, "Learning to Adjust", by Robert Gavin, November 2010
     
  • Interviewed and quoted for Christian Science Monitor, "Can You Ditch Your Life Insurance?", by G. Jeffrey MacDonald, November 2010
     
  • Featured speaker, Financial Planning Association Annual Conference, Denver, CO, "Insurance Strategies for LGBT, Non-Traditional and Unmarried Couples", October 9, 2010
     
  • Interviewed and quoted for Wall Street Journal article, "Help for Long-Term Care Costs", by Kristen Gerencher, September 19, 2010
     
  • Interviewed and quoted for CBS moneywatch.com article,"Money Tips for Gay Couples", February 2010
     
  • Board Member of PridePlanners since 2004. Arranged for the Keynote appearance at PridePlanners September 2007 conference of Congressman and House
    Financial Services Chairman, Barney Frank
     
  • Please click here to view a printable version of Stuart's Featured Press and Professional Credits

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