"The best way to predict the future is to create it." - Peter Drucker

I am uniquely blessed to be a part of a profession that allows me to meet so many unique and amazing people.  While most of my time is spent working or enjoying time with family and friends, I also find time to give back when I can.  Helping others, whether through donating time, talent or gifts, can provide an immense sense of joy. Serving on the board of a non-profit, volunteering at a community event, or simply taking an old friend to lunch, can have a postitive impact in ways you may have never.realized. Today I encourage you to perform one small act of kindness.

It's not uncommon these days to feel overwhelmed with family responsibilities and financial issues, when so many of us are trying to pay off our mortgages, prepare for retirement, save for college and care for aging relatives. That's where it helps to have a financial professional by your side; someone who can evaluate your needs, assess your priorities and recommend solutions that help address your financial goals and objectives.

As a financial adviser with more than 30 years of experience, I know a thing or two about investing, and I can help you understand what a sound financial strategy may be able to do for you. 

Call my office today at (530) 753-4195 or send me an e-mail at mjpratt@ft.newyorklife.com.

Financial Adviser offering investment advisory services through Eagle Strategies LLC, a Registered Investment Adviser and a Registered Representative offering securities products through NYLIFE Securities LLC (Member FINRA/SIPC), a Licensed Insurance Agency.

Mark J. Pratt, CLTC is also an agent of New York Life Insurance Company.