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Winter 2016-17 Newsletter




John speaks to Leadership Mineral Wells

John R. Berry was invited to speak with Leadership Mineral Wells in August 2016 about the role of healthy finances in overall quality of life. If you would like John to speak with your group, simply call Beth Watson at (940) 325-9800.





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Investing 101

On Sept. 24, Corner Post hosted an Investing Basics course at Titan Bank. John R. Berry covered stocks, bonds, cash alternatives, and more!

We appreciated everyone who turned out!







Corner Post nominated for Outstanding Small Business

John R. Berry was visited by the Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors in September to recognize him as a nominee for Outstanding Small Business in Mineral Wells! John was cited specifically for his commitment to financial education.


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Debt Freedom Workshop

















John R. Berry of Corner Post Financial Planning presents the latest in our My Financial Resolution workshops, Debt Freedom, which happened June 4, 2015, at the office of our sponsor, Titan Bank.


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Corner Post teams up for health workshop











John R. Berry of Corner Post Financial Planning and Pat R. Bazzell of Texas Farm Bureau Insurance taught a workshop on Feb. 26, 2015, which detailed products attendees may use to help protect their health. Among them: health savings accounts, Medicare Supplements, and long-term care insurance. Attendees braved wintry weather to make the trek!













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Advisor Jodie Barnes marks 1 year in Graham










Jodie Barnes of Corner Post Financial Planning held her ribbon cutting in January 2015, after just over 1 year located inside Graham Savings. Jodie is very active in the community, participating in You Lead with the Graham Chamber of Commerce and serving as a mentor with Virgina's House. Jodie is ready to assist with financial needs from retirement planning and education funding to insurance and legacy building.



State of the Markets

Clients learn what trends may affect their money in 2015 during our Market Outlook workshop. As usual, Corner Post Financial Planning's John R. Berry delivered an informative overview, and our attendees did not disappoint with their probing questions.












My Financial Resolution

John Berry provides insight on how savers and investors can meet their goals, in our New Year's Resolution series set to run all year long! Anyone may join in the program by emailing or calling our office at (940) 325-9800.




Helping Secure Their Futures

Due to popular demand, Corner Post Financial Planning put on its fifth Social Security presentation on Nov. 6, 2014, in partnership with Titan Bank. Prospective retirees got answers to their questions about unique situations and solid information about this important piece of any retirement plan.




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Their Futures Are Bright!

Corner Post Financial educationJohn Berry of Corner Post Financial Planning (far back, center) tries to get a group of retiree hopefuls to think positively about their futures at a recent Retirement Planning Basics Workshop the firm presented with support from Titan Bank.






Mid Year Market Update and Summer Gathering

Corner Post Financial educationTitan Bank Executive Vice President and event sponsor Dacey Malone looks on as Mark Medlin (l) and Mike Durkee--decked out in leis--put together a dream vacation puzzle (beach) at our Mid Year Market Update and Summer Gathering on July 24. At the event, John R. Berry provided a brief overview of the first half of 2014 and touched on what we might see for the rest of the year. Corner Post Financial Planning offers workshops for clients and the public throughout the year.

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Corner Post participates in poverty simulation

Corner Post Financial educationCorner Post Marketing Director Beth Henary Watson along with our friend Matt Butcher of Keys 4 Texas Real Estate were partners in a poverty simulator in June 2014 at Mineral Wells High School. Matt was "dad" and Beth was the "daughter" struggling to make it through a scenario with two other family members on a small income. Through the frustrations we experienced, it was very informative. Thank you Palo Pinto Community Connections and Catholic Charities for hosting this event! The experience will better inform our educational outreach programs.


Photo: Beth Henary Watson & Matt Butcher



Corner Post team shares insights

John Berry Financial Planning SpeakerIn June 2014, John and Melanie Berry and Corner Post Financial Marketing Director Beth Henary Watson attended the western regional conference for Investment Centers of America in Las Vegas, Nevada. The group broadened its knowledge of current industry trends and products. John Berry and Beth Watson also served as invited panelists to discuss their efforts to provide financial education in the communities they serve.



Photo: John & Melanie Berry



Workshop attendees seek answers about Social Security

OCorner Post Financial John Berry Social Securityn May 15, Corner Post Financial Planning conducted a Social Security Workshop at Titan Bank in Mineral Wells. Nineteen individuals attended the event, each coming with their own particular concerns and questions. John Berry was the speaker.





Jodie enjoys working with local students

Financial Advisor Jodie Barnes spent six weeks teaching Junior Achievement to students at Mineral Wells Junior High in spring 2014. Junior Achievement is a national program that aims to equip students for success in life by connecting them to professionals in the community who teach them about what behaviors are expected on the job, how to manage personal finances, and more.









Women's Workshop a big hit!

Titan Bank Executive Vice President Dacey Malone explains debit card fraud to a group of 35 women assembled for Women+Wealth +Wisdom, a workshop organized recently by Corner Post Financial Planning.






Clients get preview of 2014

John Berry tells clients what they might see in 2014 in the markets in late February. The event at Titan Bank was very well attended. John talked about international opportunities, bond uncertain, and interest rates.






Graham Savings office opens

Corner Post Financial Planning's office located in Graham Savings in downtown Graham, Texas, is open for business! Longtime Corner Post employee Jodie Barnes operates the Graham office. We are so glad to be able to help better serve our clients in this area. Pictured: Jodie Barnes and John Berry visit with guests at a reception for our new office.


State of the Community in Mineral Wells is awesome!

John Berry was a table host at the State of the Community Chamber event in Mineral Wells in January. The group received an update on the Baker Hotel project and the value of tourism and beautification to the local economy. The event was so positive and uplifting that people are still talking about it!



Corner Post takes part in high school Career Fair

Left to right, John Berry of Corner Post Financial Planning and CPA Aric Kram of Kram and Associates speak with Mineral Wells High School freshmen about habits needed to be successful in life at the Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce Career Fair Nov. 7, 2013.





John speaks to Mineral Wells Rotary Club

On October 16, John Berry  was honored to speak to the Mineral Wells Rotary Club in his role as President of Hope Inc., a domestic violence shelter for women.

John is pictured here with (left to right) Rotary President Diane Brown, program chairman Karen Thompson, and Hope Executive Director Lisa Huffaker.