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Helping Women Executives Fly

Helping Women Executives Fly

Since 1986, Sharon Bloodworth and the White Oaks' team have been helping women executives fly. White Oaks works with many women executives as clients. A panel discussion for the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal, on Women Executives in Finance, featured Sharon....

Tax Considerations of a Second Home

Tax Considerations of a Second Home

Based on a survey done by Statista in the fall of 2018, almost 15% of Americans surveyed said yes when asked if they owned a second home[1].  This likely comes as no surprise to those of us that live in cabin country and among snowbirds who flock to somewhere warmer...

Funding an Education

Funding an Education

Springtime always brings about a change in the greeting card aisle. There are suddenly caps and gowns adorning the cards with the year splashed across for good measure. The selection often includes money-holders. For most graduates, however, the funds they find in...

What to Do When the Honeymoon is Over

What to Do When the Honeymoon is Over

I’m married. I have a husband. My last name is different. All those things still sound surreal to me, but they are now parts of my everyday life! After a truly perfect wedding and then a honeymoon on the beach, life is back to normal. However, there are a few newlywed...

Father and Daughter Teamwork

Father and Daughter Teamwork

At White Oaks, we believe that father and daughter teamwork is important inside and outside of the office. Portfolio Manager, Alex Duty, brought his oldest daughter, Nella, into the office for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. Nella had so much fun...

A Brief History of U.S. Taxes

A Brief History of U.S. Taxes

Taxes are one of the most discussed items here at White Oaks. We spend time strategizing with clients for upcoming years and identifying ways that we can make sure we are helping our clients achieve their tax goals. Have you ever wondered, though, how this all came to...

Laura Nickolay Featured in Advisory Magazine

Laura Nickolay Featured in Advisory Magazine

Financial Advisor Magazine White Oaks is pleased to announce that Laura Nickolay, CPA, CFP® is featured in Financial Advisor magazine. In the article, she shares insight into tax strategy and charitable giving. Through the course of the year, Laura recommends actively...

Once I have filed my taxes… now what?

Once I have filed my taxes… now what?

Many people experience a mix of uncertainty and dread, maybe even excitement, each spring as they compile their tax information and patiently wait for their tax preparer to finalize their tax returns.  Will I get a refund?  How much am I going to owe?  Did I remember...

National Healthcare Decisions Day

National Healthcare Decisions Day

April 16th is a pretty important date. Besides it being my daughter’s birthday (Happy Birthday Grace!), it is National Healthcare Decisions Day! On this day, we encourage all of you to discuss and plan for care before an illness or emergency occurs.  Having a health...

Have You Heard the News?

Have You Heard the News?

Several media stories have featured White Oaks this month. Take a look. AdvisoryHQ puts White Oaks on Best in Minneapolis List White Oaks Wealth Advisors has once again made the list of best advisors in Minneapolis. This award is based on AdvisoryHQ's criteria...

Extravagant Valentine’s Day Gifts

Extravagant Valentine’s Day Gifts

My husband hates the commercialism of Valentine’s Day.  So a few years ago I told him, just write me a poem.  He has an amazing use of the English language so I was hoping for something akin to a Shakespearean sonnet. (I am a born optimist).  Valentine’s Day arrived...

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