September 22, 2021
As a massive infrastructure spending bill winds its way through Congress, state and local municipalities across the nation must decide how to use the funds they may receive. Unfortunately, research… Read more
September 20, 2021
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OCED) has lowered its global growth forecast for the remainder of the year, attributing the slowdown to the Delta variant of the Covid. … Read more
September 13, 2021
The prices that producers paid for goods and services surged in August at the fastest annual pace since at least 2010, according to the Labor Department. The producer price index… Read more
September 10, 2021
Homeownership has always been an important part of the American dream, but for many, it is feeling increasingly unobtainable, according to a recent survey from Lending Tree. The survey found… Read more
September 8, 2021
Most retirees are holding off on tapping their nest eggs until they are required by law to do so, according to new research from J.P. Morgan and the Employee Benefit… Read more
September 7, 2021
As the shortage of crucial semiconductor chips drags on, the automotive industry continues to face massive headwinds, and unfortunately, the problem shows no sign of relenting any time soon. U.S.… Read more
January 29, 2020
The recent coronavirus outbreak has already enacted a human cost. At the time of writing, there have been nearly 4,700 confirmed cases, resulting in more than 100 deaths. Both numbers… Read more
July 27, 2021
The pandemic threw many Americans’ finances into disarray and served as a wake-up call for many of us to reconsider if we had saved enough. When asked how much money… Read more
July 26, 2021
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is warning that there is a risk that inflation around the world may be more than transitory, and the group is pushing central banks to… Read more
July 23, 2021
Strong demand and historically low inventory continued to push house prices higher in June, setting a new record. The median price for an existing home climbed to $363,000 in June.… Read more
July 22, 2021
Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin have exploded in popularity recently. According to a recent study, more than 10% of Americans have bought or sold some form of cryptocurrency in the last year.… Read more
July 20, 2021
The U.S. economy’s post-pandemic rebound likely peaked in the spring but strong expansion is expected to remain, according to economists surveyed by the Wall Street Journal. Climbing vaccination rates, government… Read more
July 19, 2021
After exploding to new highs this spring, lumber prices have fallen to levels nearing their pre-pandemic norm. Prices for two-by-fours jumped in May to more than double their previous records,… Read more
July 16, 2021
When it comes to teaching students the basics of personal finance, most states fail to make the grade. According to the Nation’s Report Card on Financial Literacy, a study released… Read more
July 15, 2021
Since the start of the pandemic, Americans have lost almost $500 million to covid-related scams, according to data from the Federal Trade Commission. The agency reported that between January 1,… Read more
July 13, 2021
As the American workforce adapts to the new post-pandemic normal, more employees are looking to call it quits. Workers who prefer remote work or reconsidered their work-life balance during the… Read more
July 12, 2021
Economists are warning that Americans should brace for prices to continue their climb. In the Wall Street Journal’s most recent monthly economist survey, the broad consensus was that inflation would… Read more
“Modern finance is based on scientific reasoning guided by theory, not subjectivity and speculation.”
John “Mac” McQuown
Patience mitigates risk.
When it comes to investment products, complexity often fosters fraud and abuse.
Portfolio diversification enables investors to manage their fear of the unknown.
Rebalancing is like love, you never have to say you are sorry. You are always selling high and buying low.
A good investment policy should never risk what you already have for something you don’t need.