If you are tired of channel (or stream) surfing and have completed all episodes of Tiger King here is something thought provoking to consider! Our friends at ARK Invest, a firm that focuses on disruptive innovation, hosted their Big Ideas Summit 2020 (virtually!) and have posted the summit online!Omar Qureshi, CIMA®, CPWA® Omar’s Q’s Corner […]
We know no one wants to see their portfolios go down in value, but we need to remind ourselves that declines are normal – they are part of the business cycle. The challenge is how will you react when those declines occur? The natural instinct is often to react emotionally, but by having a plan […]
Do any of these apply to YOU? You have a retirement account You give to charity You pay taxes You find yourself in the midst of a global pandemic You are subject to the jurisdiction of laws passed by the United States of America If you answered “yes” to any of the above questions, then […]
In order to advise our clients we have to stay informed. To do that we have relationships with research providers who analyze the market and provide us insight. This article is from a longtime research provider of the firm and it provoked a lot of thought about the current market environment. The concentration of economic […]
Since it passed, we have been inundated with opinion pieces on the new SECURE Act and how it will play out. It’s been a lot of reading from short, quick reviews to long, analytical ones. We reviewed this executive summary and discussion from Husch Blackwell’s Private Wealth team, and we realized we could not say […]
There’s a lot to consider when making charitable donations. Of course, you want to maximize the positive impact to the charity, however, it’s also important to make sure you’re proceeding in a way that makes the most sense for you, your family, and your situation. You may want a vehicle that emphasizes immediate donor tax […]
If you’ve been paying attention to the stock market lately, you’ve probably noticed it can’t seem to make up its mind whether it’s going to finish in the green or in the red each day. While the market is up for the year, it’s impossible not to speculate about what this volatility actually means, and […]
Ever find yourself saying something over-and-over again to the point you wonder If you are speaking solely to yourself then FINALLY hear someone else say it? Makes you feel pretty elated doesn’t it! We certainly felt that way when we came across this great article in Fidelity Viewpoints. We are always telling our clients to […]
Highlights: • The Federal Reserve has embarked on quantitative tightening (QT) to reverse years of quantitative easing (QE) aimed at stimulating the economy after the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) • As global growth starts to slow, it is difficult to predict how and how much QT will affect markets • This is uncharted territory for […]
MARKETS DECLINE AND ENTER CORRECTION LAND WHILE GAS PRICES AROUND THE COUNTRY TREND LOWER The major U.S. stock markets all finished the week lower and officially entered the land of correction for the first time since February of 2016 The S&P and DJIA lost 1.3% and 1.2%, respectively, while NASDAQ lost 0.8% The two larger-cap […]
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