Now that we’re eight years into a bull market, some investors just assume something has to go wrong. As a result, we see lots of stories and get lots of questions about “bubbles,” as in “what market or sector is in a bubble already?” Auto sales have been declining lately. In eight of the last […]
What if something happened to you tomorrow? Are you and your family prepared in case of an emergency? Watch our video on this important topic.
While some investors are freaking out about investigations, tweets, or the personality of President Trump, we are still watching policy. So far, some regulation has been rolled back and more is on tap, the Supreme Court has a more market friendly make-up, and there is a hiring freeze on many government agencies. These policies will […]
There is a big difference between a financial planner and an investment advisor. It isn’t about what is hot today in the market, it is about long term planning. Watch our video for more information:
News of the consumer’s death has traveled fast. It’s not hard to find stories of beleaguered and battlewearied consumers. Famed retail giants are slashing revenue and earnings outlooks, creating worries about retail space in general and malls in particular. Auto sales are slowing, auto loan delinquencies are rising, while delinquent student loans create their own […]
Some articles in the media can diminish your confidence, such as the market is going to go down, the economy is on the verge of collapse, or that you need to have the new hot investment to be wealthy or successful. What you really need is a solid plan, designed specifically for you. Then your […]
The media talk shows on financial news are many times paid advertisements promoting certain products. Talk to your financial advisor to get an unbiased opinion and the right financial plan for you.
Economic data is volatile. Weather, seasonal adjustments, calendar flukes, and measurement errors all affect the data. Nonetheless, those with a political axe to grind, or an economic forecast of recession or boom, will grab one piece of data and act as if they have discovered the Holy Grail. This happened with Q1 real GDP, which […]