January 8, 2019
December saw American’s feeling about the housing market sour. The number of Americans who think it’s a good time to buy a home fell precipitously last month, according to Fannie… Read more
January 3, 2019
American manufacturing growth saw a precipitous drop in December, adding to concerns that the economy may be cooling. The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) manufacturing index fell to 54.1 last… Read more
January 2, 2019
2018 saw mortgage rates climb steadily higher, which has had a real impact on the potential homes available to buyers. A new study from Zillow shows just how profound this… Read more
December 20, 2018
A new survey has shed light on the savings habits of Americans, and the results show a population largely unprepared for life’s curveballs. The survey, conducted by Lending Tree, found… Read more
December 18, 2018
Chief Financial Officers are wary of 2019’s economic prospects, with 48.6 percent predicting a recession in the next 12 months, according to a new survey from Duke University. If the… 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
April 28, 2019
At a recent speaking event, former Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen sounded the alarm about corporate debt. In the event of an economic downturn, she warned that the current levels… Read more
June 17, 2021
China’s economic growth moderated last month as year-over-year comparisons to the early days of the pandemic became less flattering and a fresh wave of coronavirus infections kept consumers out of… Read more
June 15, 2021
While China and the United States’ economies have seen a marked recovery following the pandemic, lagging vaccination rates and new viral variants have caused Europe’s economy to lag. The prolonged… Read more
June 14, 2021
In the early days of the pandemic, when businesses shuttered and millions were laid off, many Americans opted to take early retirement instead of looking for new work. Now, as… Read more
June 11, 2021
As things start to return to normal in the U.S. and other western economies, a fresh outbreak in parts of Asia is threatening to disrupt manufacturing and shipping, weighing on… Read more
June 8, 2021
With record-high prices and record-low inventory, now is a tough time to be buying a home, and Americans are less optimistic about the market than they have ever been, according… Read more
June 7, 2021
It is becoming increasingly common for Americans, especially young ones, to switch employers or careers several times during their working lives. One downside that comes with such moves is that… Read more
June 4, 2021
Job creation disappointed in May, with the economy adding 559,000 new jobs, according to the Labor Department. Economists had expected an increase of 671,000. This follows on April’s big disappointment,… 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.