What is the Fed Doing?

What is the Fed Doing?

In the past few weeks, we have continued to face elevated volatility in the financial markets due to higher inflation and rising interest rates. Is the Fed actively trying to crash the stock market, housing market, and push the economy into a recession? In the post...
The  Cost of Admission

The Cost of Admission

I love this quote from Morgan Housel: “Volatility is the cost of admission to market returns.” In simple terms: large declines are the price of admission for long term investors. You have to experience some downside to earn your upside. You can’t have long term gains...

One Big Mistake When Planning For Retirement

When planning for your financial future assumptions are one of the most critical factors in the process. Making poor assumptions can be the reason you miss out on retiring early or run out of money. Here are some common assumptions that your advisor needs to review...
Average American Net Worth: How Does Yours Compare?

Average American Net Worth: How Does Yours Compare?

Your net worth is a good measure of your overall financial stability, since it takes into account all your assets and liabilities. It’s not uncommon to want to measure our financial situation with others who are in a similar age range. So how is wealth shaping up...
The  Broken Clock

The Broken Clock

Last weekend the author of Rich Dad, Poor Dad, Robot Kiyosaki, predicted that a crash is coming. With 2 million followers, his tweet gained attention quickly from concerned investors all over the world. Unfortunately, this is not the first time he has predicted a...
Charts of the Week

Charts of the Week

Did the Market Bottom?U.S. stocks recovered half of the bear market losses. They have never moved back to new lows after this happened. In fact, a year later, stocks have been higher every time and up 19.3% on average. Repeat of 1970?U.S. stocks experienced the worst...