I just happened to be listening to an 80’s music compilation while reading about how Trump will bring about a new economic era of growth similar to what Reagan accomplished in the early 1980s. It’s a popular narrative in the financial press that’s easily eaten up by the 20-second sound bite world we live in.…Details
Here’s a quick recap of events leading to today: A) Trump won the Electoral votes, Clinton won the Popular vote, the markets crashed overnight, then rebounded the following morning. Markets initially feared a contested election and a ripping up of trade agreements that would result in trade barriers, tariffs, and trade wars, then realized that…Details
We were honored to be invited by Kyle Whissel to talk about the market ahead of the upcoming election on his radio show on KCBQ AM 1170! Of course, with it airing right as the Cubs were fighting to win the World Series, we understand how you might have missed it!
In a WSJ article on October 17, 2016 titled The Dying Business of Picking Stocks, the case for getting rid of your actively managed mutual fund in favor of lower costing index funds gets shut. Hands down, the indexers win, whether over the short, medium, or long term: In this low-return world we’re in, you…Details
Many people have just a vague idea of how much they should be spending and saving to be on track for their retirement, and for most people, they don’t even think about it until retirement is visibly on the horizon. Our philosophy is, the earlier you know, the easier it will be to make the…Details