April 17, 2020
The fallout of the coronavirus outbreak has accelerated changes and making previously impossible scenarios more likely. One such scenario is an economic decoupling between the world’s two largest economies: China… Read more
April 16, 2020
China’s economy shrank 6.8% in the first quarter of 2020 as compared to a year prior. This is the first year-over-year contraction since the country began releasing quarterly numbers in… Read more
April 15, 2020
Governments around the world are grappling with when and how to lift social distancing guidelines and business closures. However, the vast majority of Americans plan to wait to return to… Read more
April 14, 2020
The coronavirus has “almost certainly” put the world economy into a recession, according to a new report from the International Monetary Fund, noting that the economic contraction would be more… Read more
April 13, 2020
Most people believe they will be able to approach retirement on their own terms. However, a new survey shows that no matter how much someone prepares for retirement, things are… Read more
April 9, 2020
Everyone acknowledges that the coronavirus has led to a severe decline in economic activity. What there is less consensus on is what the recovery will look like. The most recent… Read more
April 8, 2020
While the entire nation is bracing for the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus, some states will bear a larger burden than others. An analysis from IHS Markit identified which… Read more
April 7, 2020
Social Security is a big part of most American’s retirement plans, unfortunately, there are so many ins and outs to the program that many Americans don’t understand how their actions… 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 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
August 31, 2021
Most workers over the age of 40 do not have sufficient retirement savings and are not saving enough to catch up, according to a recent survey from the Insured Retirement… 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.