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 […]
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Michael Rogan, founder of Rogan & Associates discusses why you shouldn’t take what you hear in the media to heart.
Despite what you might think, financial planning is not about numbers and math. Rogan & Associates founder Michael Rogan explains why in this video blog.
Itâ€™s not like we all donâ€™t know that certain media outlets favor certain candidates. Some outlets seem â€œmore fairâ€ than others, but some go to absurd lengths to spin the news. Weâ€™re referring to the news on Friday that the FBI was taking a second look at Hillary Clintonâ€™s emails, apparently due to messages uncovered […]
Two weekend articles, in major US newspapers, left us shaking our heads. The Washington Post wrote that “economic growth actually kills people,” while The Wall Street Journal published a piece saying, ironically, we should get used to slow growth – it’s normal. Both are ridiculous. First, The Washington Post cited statistical studies that blame premature […]
One of the key excuses for the Federal Reserve to hold off raising rates again and again, and to raise them very slowly, is that inflation remains extremely low. The consumer price index is up only 1.1% in the past year. The Fedâ€™s preferred measure of inflation â€“ for personal consumption expenditures, or PCE […]
We thought we would take a moment in the midst of all the election noise to review where we are today, what you should expect between now and the end of the year, and what to expect from 2017 and beyond. First, letâ€™s talk about where each of you are today and how you are […]
Earlier this year, NHL hockey fans were asked to vote for the captains of the four teams to face off in this yearâ€™s new AllStar tourney. Three of the picks were players youâ€™d expect: Jaromir Jagr from the Florida Panthers, Alex Ovechkin from the Washington Capitals, and Patrick Kane from the Chicago Blackhawks: True Gods […]
Last Friday was an interesting day. For years now, the US has consistently added jobs and the unemployment rate has steadily fallen. But, the Pouting Pundits of Pessimism keep arguing that a falling unemployment rate is only because of weak growth in the labor force. So, on Friday, when the employment data for March were […]