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
October 8, 2019
Millennials, long derided for being irresponsible with money, may be harming the economy by not spending enough. The idea comes from research conducted by Raymond James. Data shows that the… Read more
October 7, 2019
When you’re retired, whether you’re relying on Social Security or your own retirement funds, you’re probably living on a fixed income. Unfortunately, the cost of living will continue to rise.… Read more
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
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
May 20, 2022
The prices of new homes in China fell for the first time in more than six years, as Beijing’s regulatory crackdown continues to weigh on one of the nation’s biggest… Read more
May 19, 2022
Surging mortgage rates, sky-high prices, and low inventory are weighing heavily on prospective buyers and builders alike as several key gauges of the housing market have fallen to the lowest… Read more
May 17, 2022
Gas prices continue to surge, and the annual amount American households are spending to fill their tank is nearly double what it was last year. U.S. households are now spending… Read more
May 12, 2022
Concerns about inflation have U.S. consumers feeling worse than they have in more than a decade. The University of Michigan’s consumer sentiment index dropped to 59.1 from 65.2 in April,… Read more
May 11, 2022
U.S. inflation cooled slightly last month but remained near the highest level in four decades as economists worry that upward price pressures are broadening. The consumer price index (CPI) climbed… Read more
May 5, 2022
In an effort to avoid costly lockdowns, Chinese cities are enacting regular mandatory Covid testing programs, though economists are split as to how costly and effective such programs will be.… 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.