March 15, 2021
It has been a little more than one year since the Covid-19 pandemic upended the economy, and investors are starting to move on. For the first time since the pandemic… Read more
March 12, 2021
U.S. corporations now have the highest level of debt on record, with the total reaching $10.5 trillion in the 4th quarter of 2020, according to the Federal Reserve. While many… Read more
March 9, 2021
Even as covid numbers fall and business restrictions lift, shoppers are making most of their purchases online. The president of Mastercard said in an interview with CNBC that almost three-quarters… Read more
March 5, 2021
The U.S. economy added 379,000 jobs last month, far exceeding the 210,000 that economists had been expecting. January’s sluggish numbers also saw a significant upward revision, from an initial report… Read more
March 4, 2021
The federal debt is expected to reach a record high of 202% of gross domestic product by 2051, according to the Congressional Budget Office. The CBO attributed the increase to… Read more
March 2, 2021
A combination of scant inventory, high demand, and record-low mortgage rates have combined to give the housing market a big boost in recent months. Now, with interest rates on the… Read more
March 1, 2021
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau received a record number of complaints from U.S. consumers last year, according to a study from the U.S. Public Interest Research Group. The watchdog group… 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
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
“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.