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Money Matters: Seeing the forest, not the trees

December 17, 2021


There's nothing like the image of snow falling serenely in a forest of evergreens to bring about peace and stillness during the holidays. The scene has me thinking of the old trope, "Don't miss the forest for the trees" in light of your financial strategy.

Life is like walking through a forest. You pass many trees along the way. Some big, others small, some breathtakingly beautiful while a few are scary and intimidating. And some just stand smack-dab in your way. People tend to obsess over the nearest tree. It's just human nature to focus on what's in front of you.

But the problem with doing that is you can lose sight of the beauty of the entire forest.

You don't want to miss the bigger picture, and that's where Malvern Bank can assist. Sally Lawson, Malvern's Senior Investment Advisor, will help you take in the full view, and then make the best decisions for what you're facing. So instead of focusing on each tree -- each economic forecast, each life event, each market fluctuation -- she'll help you focus on what matters: the complete picture and your long-term goals. You can contact Sally at 610.695.3651.

Oh - and if you're looking for one last Christmas gift for that hard-to-buy-for friend or relative, stop by any of our convenient financial centers and ask about Malvern's zero-fee VISA® Gift Card. Our gift card can be used just about anywhere, and they come with no activation fee!

The following articles can help you keep a long-term perspective on your end-of-year financial planning. Let me know how they inspire you. Take care!


Anthony C. Weagley
President & CEO
Malvern Bank, National Association
Beyond Your Expectations ™
Office : 610.644.9400

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