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
April 6, 2020
Following the financial crisis of 2008, buyers were able to purchase housing at bargain prices. Some Americans, particularly millennials who have been largely priced out of homeownership, anticipate a similar… Read more
April 3, 2020
As the coronavirus spreads across the globe, some countries are dealing with COVID-19 better than others. Spain and Italy have been hotspots in Europe, with over 100,000 cases each. Germany… Read more
April 2, 2020
Concerns over the impact of the coronavirus have Americans of all ages reconsidering their spending habits, but younger Americans are more likely to due so than older ones. A recent… Read more
April 1, 2020
The ISM manufacturing index fell to 49.1 in March, down from 50.1 in February. While this is a small drop, just one point, the index crossed an important threshold. A… Read more
March 31, 2020
The stock market just had its worst first quarter on record, but big investors are still showing high levels of optimism in both the market and economy. A new survey… Read more
March 30, 2020
The coronavirus, and the efforts to stop it, could reduce economic activity in the U.S. and other developed countries by a full quarter, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation… Read more
March 27, 2020
As the nation deals with the coronavirus outbreak, American consumer confidence has plummeted. The University of Michigan’s consumer sentiment index fell to 89.1 in March, down from 101 in February.… 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.