Byron Moore

Byron is a Certified Financial Planner and Managing Director of the Planning Group at Argent Advisors, Inc.

Byron has been in the financial services industry since 1982 and a Certified Financial Planner® practitioner since 1991. His financial columns have appeared in three North Louisiana Newspapers since 1993. His Money Matters television segment aired weekly on KNOE TV's Good Morning Ark La Miss from 1995 through 2010.

With 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, Byron designs and implements financial plans that seek to protect, grow and enhance the enjoyment of his clients' wealth.

In addition to financial planning, Byron provides asset management services. Insurance services are offered through the affiliate Argent Insurance Services. Trust services are offered through the affiliate Argent Trust.

Byron and his wife Melinda have four children. They are why he smiles a lot.

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A man's castle may turn out to be a man's hassle. Avoid letting your small business end up owning you. When the logistics of a growing enterprise gets complex, it may be time to simplify matters. Looking for content simplicity doesn't have to be complicated. 

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Marriage helps our pocket books. Working together with singularity increases the odds for staying out of the red. Having the same goals in managing money is one facet of a successful marriage. These qualities carry over into other life's lessons.

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Is bigger better or for worse? When considering if the decision to shop for more room on the ranch is feasible, what do you ask yourself?  In the short term, it may seem like greener pastures, but what about in later years?  After answering  a few practical questions, you may find the dream home becoming a reality.  

Don't Just Do Something

Sep 17, 2015
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Taking action without knowing what to actually do can be more harmful than doing nothing at all. Gauging what needs to be done before giving the old college try will foster better results.  Certified Financial Planner Byron Moore share some "Do's and Don'ts" when taking action on a financial objective.  Doing the right thing takes doing the right planning. 

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It seems simple enough to set up a college fund for the kids; however, life is what happens when parents are busy making other plans. Being able to prioritize immediate needs is the primary focus. Here are five ways to apply the groundwork for aiming  sights on  higher education.  

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Choosing the right options in a health insurance plan is at a premium.  It can be overwhelming deciding between when enough is enough and coming up short in the health coverage race. Knowing what benefits are needed is vital, and planning ahead can be done by using common sense.  In the end, being happy about health insurance will ensure peace of mind. 

Financial Comparisons

Aug 26, 2015
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No two financial situations are the same.  Certified Financial Planner Byron Moore says be careful to make financial comparisons with others.

Many consumers get caught up in the quick, witty appeal of offers from big companies.  Certified Financial Planner Byron Moore cautions against the clever approach that can lead to larger financial problems. 

Some individuals tend to narrow the focus of their financial picture.  There are those who think in a broader sense when it comes to finances.  Certified Financial Planner Byron Moore shares thoughts that preparation, not perfection, should be the goal.

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A vacation, or free time, is essential for entrepreneurs.  Certified Financial Planner Byron Moore shares on "the multiplier mindset," a process in seeing yourself at the top of your game, and what steps you can take to get there.