Investing

‘Mid- Year Outlook’

‘Mid- Year Outlook’

“It’s been a rough start to 2022 for both stocks and bonds. Here is where we see things trending as we look forward to the second half of 2022 and beyond.”

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“How to Not Panic”

“How to Not Panic”

“It’s easy and understandable to want to panic or move to cash in these markets. Here’s an important and hopefully timely reminder for us all.”

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“Realities of Recessions”

“Realities of Recessions”

: “Recessions are painful. It’s important to keep emotions in check and stay consistent in the midst of all the news coming our way”

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‘Your Goals > Stock Market Movements’

‘Your Goals > Stock Market Movements’

Blog"Your Goals > Stock Market Movements"   For those who’ve been reading our weekly articles for some time, you might recognize the title.  We have re-visited the idea that your personal goals should hold a greater weight than what is happening in the stock...

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“Does it Matter When Booms and Busts Happen?”

“Does it Matter When Booms and Busts Happen?”

Blog “Does it Matter When Booms and Busts Happen?”   For my grandparents it was the Great Depression and then an economic boom from the second World War.  For my parents it was the savings and loan crisis and the subsequent tech growth and dot-com bubble.  For me...

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Don’t Sell Hope Short “

Don’t Sell Hope Short “

“Markets have been rattled and investors are justifiably concerned about what to do next. This is a great reminder that hope and patience have always rewarded investors in the past and are likely to do so again in the future.”

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Where is Your Attention?

Where is Your Attention?

“So many things are vying for our attention. What is one area you hope to have better focus and attention on in 2022?”

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Mortgage Rates and Offer Prices

Mortgage Rates and Offer Prices

“Increasing interest rates are expected to cool the housing market. It may be worth considering your desired monthly payment amount vs. your desired purchase price in this changing environment!”

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“Consistency is Attractive”

“Consistency is Attractive”

“It is now more critical than ever to remain consistent and focused on the long-term rather than getting caught up in the crowd of voices in the media asking us to be worried about the short-term”

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Setting Sights on 2022

Setting Sights on 2022

“It’s time to set our sights on 2022 and the year ahead! What is a financial goal you are looking to accomplish in 2022?”

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Relax and Focus on Long-Term

Relax and Focus on Long-Term

“Recent market jitters can cause many people to feel like the answer is to change something about their investments. We recommend re-focusing on the long-term and remaining invested along the way. What are some long-term goals you are working towards?”

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“What to Consider before Investing in Cryptocurrency”

“What to Consider before Investing in Cryptocurrency”

Blog“What to Consider before Investing in Cryptocurrency” Given the increase of recent news around Cryptocurrency in the market, I thought it was valuable to re-visit an article we published in May of this year.  It’s important to keep grounded and ask yourself some...

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Inflation vs. Stock Market Returns

Inflation vs. Stock Market Returns

Blog“Inflation vs. Stock Market Returns"   Inflation has certainly been making news headlines over the past months as experts and economists weigh in on whether it is transitory or whether it is here to stay for some time.  While all of the experts take their...

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Avoiding Some Common Retirement Pitfalls

Avoiding Some Common Retirement Pitfalls

Blog“Avoiding Some Common Retirement Pitfalls"   There's no such thing as one-size-fits-all retirement planning and planning the perfect retirement may be a pipe dream.  For many folks, their view of what retirement will look like tends to change after the first...

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‘Debt Ceilings and the Growing National Debt’

‘Debt Ceilings and the Growing National Debt’

Blog“Debt Ceilings and the Growing National Debt"   There have been many articles and hours of news television spent on covering the debt ceiling and growing national debt in America.  This recent article and show by Peter Lazaroff does a great job outlining what...

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‘Supply chain Struggles’

‘Supply chain Struggles’

Blog“Supply Chain Struggles"   This weeks thought, first appeared in Yahoo Finance’s morning brief.  With all else being equal, economic times are hard enough as we come out of the pandemic.  However, as we do this, and demand spikes back up, we are seeing...

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‘5 Overlooked Facts About IRA’s’

‘5 Overlooked Facts About IRA’s’

Blog“5 Overlooked Facts About IRA’s"   IRAs have been around since 1974. And yet after nearly 50 years, there’s plenty that the 47.9 million households that use IRAs to save for retirement still get wrong about these retirement accounts.  A recent article on...

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“New Under-The-Radar Retirement Account”

“New Under-The-Radar Retirement Account”

Blog “New Under-The-Radar Retirement Account”   For years, the term “Roth” was held just for Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA’s).  However, the 401K and Roth IRA have birthed a beautiful child called the “Roth 401K” that a lot of companies are starting to...

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