October 23, 2019
When it comes to retirement preparation, it seems like Boomers and Millennials get the most attention. There is much made of how Boomers are on the cusp of retiring, and… Read more
October 22, 2019
After two strong months of gains, September’s home sales saw an unexpected decline. Sales of existing homes fell 2.2 percent last month, far more than the 0.75 percent drop that… Read more
October 21, 2019
Despite recent periods of volatility, the stock market is climbing back up to near-record highs. That doesn’t mean that wealthy investors are confident though. The most recent of E-Trade’s quarterly… Read more
October 18, 2019
China’s economy grew by 6 percent in the third quarter. This continues the gradual decline that has plagued the world’s second largest economy for the last several years. It also… Read more
October 16, 2019
The housing inventory continues to struggle with availability issues. Inventories of available homes for sale hit a record low a few years back. Following that, lulls in sales allowed the… Read more
October 15, 2019
Leaders from both the International Monetary Fund and World Bank have issued warnings about the deteriorating growth prospects of the world economy. The IMF cut its global growth projections for… Read more
October 14, 2019
As millennials age, Generation Z is becoming the main consumer group that brands are trying to appeal to. The bad news is that teens are spending less than they have… Read more
October 11, 2019
Growing concerns about the possibility of a recession have more Americans opting out of relying on their bank and keeping cash at home instead. A recent MetLife survey found that… 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
“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.