Getting What You Don’t Pay For

Costs matter. Whether you’re buying a car or selecting an investment strategy, the costs you expect to pay are likely to be an important factor in making any major financial decision. People rely on a lot of different information about costs to help inform these decisions. When you buy a car, for example, the sticker […]

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Market Update: Second Quarter 2017

It has been twelve months since we weathered that short-lived market turmoil known as Brexit, which immediately followed the United Kingdom’s surprise vote to leave the European Union. Turns out that was the last time stock markets across the globe experienced any meaningful pullback. Since then, we have witnessed a largely uninterrupted move higher in […]

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How the Economic Machine Works – An Educational Video

Without enrolling in your local university, it’s difficult to find good educational information on how our economy and markets function. There’s a lot of misinformation out there, sometimes masked as marketing or entertainment (most financial “news”). Finally, we have discovered and excellent 30 minute video that explains how money flows in our economy, with an […]

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Dow 20,000: Irrational Exuberance?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average topped 20,000 for the first time in history this week, and many are asking if this is the time to get out of the market. Buy low, sell high, right? This is a question I have been asked ever since I first started as a financial advisor in 1985. At […]

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