Our Team in the News

The First to Help Someone Else Finds Community Rallying Around Her - When Tracy was diagnosed with cancer, she suddenly found herself in unfamiliar territory. She was the one used to taking care of other people — even, as a financial planner, taking care of other people’s finances. Now people wanted to help her. As the helper became the helpee, the positive energy propelled her forward. (Virginia Gazette)

The Helpers - Tracy and husband Harold raise more than $11,000 in donations, make 980 healthy lunches, rally 300+ volunteer hours, enlist the help of dozens of community partners, serve 5 area hospitals over 3 emotional weeks. (Daily Press, Virginia Gazette)

Community Partners Team Up to Feed Hospital Workers - Tracy and husband Harold launch #FeedTheFrontLines to raise donations and make lunches for medical professionals during COVID-19 pandemic. (The Local Scoop Magazine)

The Importance of Women Being a Full Partner at the Financial Planning Table "We find that couples who openly discuss and explore their financial perspectives, objectives and concerns tend to weather financial stress much better than those who don't," Tracy shares. (CBS 6 Virginia This Morning)

Financial Shocks of Widowhood - Studies show women are 3x more likely than men to lose their spouse. Tracy shares how women can ensure they're prepared financially after the unexpected loss of a loved one. (NBC 12 On Your Side)

6 Tips for Managing Your Credit Card Debt (Health Journal)

Having an Impact for Good - Tracy helps found the Impact 100 Greater Peninsula, a group of 100 women that each donates $1,000 to award a collective transformational gift of $100,000 to a single philanthropic cause. (The Local Scoop Magazine)

Five Local Businesses Come Together, Hosts Tuna & Tea Fundraiser for CHKD  (The Local Scoop Magazine)

Tracy Shackelford is a registered representative with, and securities offered through LPL Financial, Member FINRA/SIPC. Northwestern Mutual Advisors and LPL Financial are not affiliated.

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