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We’re Off To A Good Start

The Markets Investors who remained steady during December’s wild ride are probably pleased with their decision as stocks have gotten off to a strong start … Read more

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People Love Rules of Thumb

The Markets Sometimes, mental shortcuts are helpful. Other times they are not. When it comes to investing, seasonal shortcuts are not uncommon. In fact, January … Read more

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Many Concerns After the 4th Quarter

The Markets Investors will think of the last quarter of 2018 for years to come, but they won’t remember it fondly. The Economist described it … Read more

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Don’t Let Thieves Ruin Your Holiday Season

Another holiday season is here, bringing new ways for cyber-thieves to attempt to steal your money or your identity. The FBI and other experts offer … Read more

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Two Reasons for Hope

The Markets Hold on to your hats! Recently, stocks have delivered a wild ride. During Thanksgiving week, U.S. stock markets took investor uncertainty on the … Read more

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Two Important C’s – China and Climate

The Markets The United States and China continued to spar over trade and other issues. An expert from Moody’s told Frank Tang of the South … Read more

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Look Towards the Horizon

The Markets Keep your eyes on the horizon. Motion sickness happens when your body receives conflicting signals from your eyes, ears, and other body parts. … Read more

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How Are You Feeling About Financial Markets?

Some votes are still being counted but investors appear to be happy with the outcome of mid-term elections. Major U.S. stock indices in the United … Read more

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Unemployment – Still an Important Number

The Markets Stocks recovered some ground last week and then stumbled over unemployment. Major U.S. stock indices faltered Friday after the Bureau of Labor Statistics … Read more

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“Lagging” vs “Leading”

The Markets Why did the stock market fall when the economy is doing well? The answer is that one reflects the past and the other … Read more

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The 10 Commandments of Retirement

Written By: RICHARDQUINN We’re faced with a host of thorny retirement issues: Keep Social Security solvent. Make Medicare affordable. Many Americans aren’t saving enough. They … Read more

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Hoping For Calmer Markets Ahead

The Markets Like an unexpected gust of wind that blows the hat off your head or flips your umbrella inside out, last week’s stock market … Read more