Healthy Boundaries are Crucial, Especially with Finances

Originally Published in North Bay Business Journal April is Financial Literacy Month, and as a Certified Financial Planner®, I can tell you stories upon stories of how beneficial it is for parents to start early in teaching their children about money. I can also share myriad stories about how a lack of financial knowledge has […]

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Financial Landmine Series: 12 Mistakes to Avoid

Willow Creek Founder and Chairman of the Board Bruce Dzieza has more than three decades of experience working with clients to help them reach their financial goals. Here are his top 12 landmines to avoid in your financial planning process: Listening to and acting on cocktail party chatter Putting too much faith in financial news […]

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Sustainable Living: Our Food System and Charitable Giving

How can our food system promote health and build community? And how does your charitable giving plan reflect your values? Join us for a conversation with Rawson Gulick, CFP® CAIA, Willow Creek Wealth Advisor, and Cathryn Couch, Founder and CEO of Ceres Community Project, as they examine the importance of a truly sustainable food system […]

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Done Buying Diapers? Don’t Forget About College

As college tuition soars, saving early for education is one of the best decisions parents and grandparents can make. If your children or grandchildren plan to attend college, a 529 savings plan is a great way to save. The earlier you begin, the longer you can save, and the more your money can benefit from […]

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Fight Climate Change at Home, at Work, and With Your Money

We invite you to join us for the first in our new series on climate and sustainability issues.   Our inaugural guest will be Climate Center CEO Ellie Cohen. She will be joined in conversation by Willow Creek Advisor Rawson Gulick. Together, they will explore the science behind greenhouse gas emissions and the changes, both […]

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Lessons from Women’s Suffrage

As we celebrated the 100th anniversary of the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment last month and mourned the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg last week, I have been reflecting on women’s rights and how they relate to money and investing. In my role as Senior Wealth Advisor at Willow Creek, I have had […]

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Safeguarding Your Wealth Portfolio

We are so proud that Willow Creek Wealth Advisor Rawson Gulick was included in North Bay Business Journal’s 26 views on how to safeguard your wealth portfolio amid coronavirus, economic turmoil. Thank you, North Bay Business Journal, for putting together this wonderful resource filled with great advice for navigating these chaotic times. Rawson Gulick, CFP® […]

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Let’s Keep the Music Going!

Supporting music and music education in Sonoma County have long been priorities for all of us at Willow Creek, and now more than ever, music and art are crucial to our emotional well-being. We are so proud to support Santa Rosa Symphony’s It’s Elementary program, which provides music education for thousands of Sonoma County students […]

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