‘Twas the night before Christmas in the Crimmins’ house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas would soon be … [Read more...] about Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays 2018
Maureen and I had the opportunity to host an event with global retirement expert Barry LaValley awhile ago. Barry has become a friend of ours. Unfortunately, we did not have the foresight to tape the presentation. Fortunately for us, another financial advisor from New Zealand did tape the … [Read more...] about Retirement Video – Barry LaValley
Last week, the post dealt with the strength of the US economy. (Strength of US Economy). As 2019 approaches, and with US stocks outperforming non-US stocks in recent years, some investors have again turned their attention towards the role that global diversification plays in their … [Read more...] about Why Should You Diversify your Portfolio?
After the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the largest marine oil spill in history, which was caused by an April 20, 2010 explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, a client came in for our annual meeting. He was very worried about his investment portfolio and expressed his fear about the oil spill. … [Read more...] about Strength of U.S. Economy
Election Day has passed in the US once again. For those who need a brief civics refresher, every two years the full US House of Representatives and one-third of the Senate are up for reelection. While the outcomes of the elections are uncertain, one thing we can count on is that plenty of … [Read more...] about Midterm Elections—What Do They Mean for Markets?
For investors, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed by the relentless stream of news about the stock and bond markets. This month has had its share of market unrest. Being bombarded with data and headlines presented as impactful to your financial well-being can evoke strong emotional responses from … [Read more...] about Tuning Out Noise