October 3, 2019
If you need to use an ATM not in your bank’s network, it’s going to cost you more than it ever has before. The average fee for using an out-of-network… Read more
October 2, 2019
The growth of income has not kept pace with the increasing cost of most cars. In an effort to purchase ever more expensive cars, while maintaining the illusion of affordability… Read more
October 1, 2019
The current currency system could be upended in the near future, as central banks around the world begin to explore issuing their own digital currency. A lengthy report from the… Read more
September 30, 2019
The American consumer has been the pillar propping up the U.S. economy, even as concerns about a global slowdown and manufacturing slump tamp down growth. However, they are starting to… Read more
For Millennials, Buying a Home is Less Affordable, but Renting is Cheaper than it Was for Past Generations
September 26, 2019
Home prices are rising faster than incomes, meaning that buying a house is increasingly unaffordable for young people. A new report from HireAHelper analyzed U.S. census data and looked at… Read more
September 23, 2019
Revenue from flipping homes has fallen to an eight-year low, according to a report from ATTOM Data Solutions. Returns on house flipping have fallen eight of the last ten quarters,… Read more
September 20, 2019
Americans’ optimism in the strength of the economy took a hit this month. Gallup’s economic confidence index fell seven points, marking the lowest reading since January’s government shutdown. Americans are… Read more
September 18, 2019
Given that they have been raised with the internet, you would expect Generation Z to do most of their shopping online. However, a new survey shows that young consumers may… 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.