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Wesbury’s Monday Morning Outlook: Moderate Growth for Q2
Date: July 24, 2017
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Since the start of the economic recovery in mid-2009, real GDP has grown at an average annual rate of 2.1%. The second quarter of this year doesn’t look much different. Our calculations suggest real GDP grew at a 2.5% annual rate in Q2, exactly the same as the consensus forecast. That’s an acceleration from the […]

Wesbury’s Monday Morning Outlook: Stress Test Government
Date: June 26, 2017
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The Federal Reserve just finished its annual round of large bank stress tests. The banks all passed – meaning they had enough capital to withstand a massive financial shock and deep recession. These stress tests are the political result of the government blaming banks, and not Fannie and Freddie, for the 2008 Panic and are […]

Financial Planner vs Investment Advisor
Date: May 18, 2017
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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:

Wesbury’s Monday Morning Outlook: This Recovery Isn’t Boom or Bust
Date: April 10, 2017
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Last Friday, payroll employment data, from a survey of businesses, showed the US created just 98,000 jobs in March. The consensus of forecasters had expected job growth of 175,000. The other jobs number, which comes from a survey of households, showed 472,000 new jobs in March. Private jobs have now grown for 85 consecutive months, […]

Long Term Investing in Unstable Times
Date: March 10, 2017
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People worry about current events affecting their retirement funds. If you invest correctly, there is no one event that can affect your retirement portfolio. Watch our video blog from Rogan & Associates founder Michael Rogan for more on this topic.

Wesbury’s Monday Morning Outlook: Room to Grown
Date: February 6, 2017
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The US economy has grown at an average annual rate of only 2.1% since the recovery started in mid-2009, far slower than during the economic expansions of the 1980s and 1990s. Many analysts tie some of the slower growth to slower expansion in the labor force due to retiring Boomers and the end of the […]

Spooked by what you hear in the media?
Date: December 22, 2016
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Michael Rogan, founder of Rogan & Associates discusses why you shouldn’t take what you hear in the media to heart.

Interested in what Trump has planned?
Date: November 14, 2016
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Excellent summary of what changes to expect (Obamacare, corporation tax cut, Medicaid, fuel industry, etc.) with President-elect Trump in office by Brian Wesbury, Chief Economist at First Trust.   Revolution Elections have consequences and the impact on U.S. economic policy of last week’s election will be enormous. We’re sure we’ll be writing about all of […]

VIDEO BLOG: DON’T BE FOOLED BY ADVERTISEMENTS POSING AS FINANCIAL INFORMATION
Date: November 9, 2016
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|  Did you know that many of the ‘financial experts’ on CNBC and other channels are paid to be there? Much of the information you get from newspapers, magazines, radio or TV come across as journalism or news but are actually advertisements selling products.  A trusted advisor that has YOUR best interests at heart and puts […]

Why We Plan – Election, Year End, and 2017
Date: October 5, 2016
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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, let’s talk about where each of you are today and how you are […]