The anticipation building up to elections often brings with it questions about how financial markets will respond. But the outcome of an election is only one of many inputs to the market. Our interactive exhibit examines market and economic data for nearly 100 years of US presidential terms and … [Read more...] about How Much Impact Does the President Have on Stocks?
Don't confuse risk and volatility. Risk refers to a permanent loss of capital. Market volatility is short-term and a common occurrence. If you have a financial plan and stay disciplined during the periods of volatility they shouldn't pose a long-term risk. … [Read more...] about VIDEO: Risk & Volatility Are NOT the Same Thing
This is the number 1 question I currently receive when people learn what I do for a living. Is the Stock Market Divorced From Reality? This guest post is written by Weston Wellington of Dimensional Fund Advisors. It does an excellent job of answering this question by giving an explanation of the … [Read more...] about Is the Stock Market Divorced From Reality?
Well, what an interesting year this has been. You know it is not a good year when the year itself has become a punch phrase for negativity - as in, "that is so 2020". The combination of the coronavirus hitting both our physical health as well as our financial health added to the stress all of us … [Read more...] about Investment Lessons Learned in 2020
Did you know there are 6 different types of golf courses? Or that sandy soil is ideal for a golf course because it drains well and keeps the ground firm. How about the fact that Augusta National is the most famous parkland course? Read the article below to find out all 6 types of golf courses along … [Read more...] about For the Love of Golf
There is a natural progression for most things in life where there is a beginning and an ending. Most phases or experiences usually have a distinct starting point and a final finish. This also occurs with aging as the early years are categorized as infant, toddler, preschooler and so on with each … [Read more...] about Beginnings and Endings