October 10, 2018
A new survey commissioned by TD Ameritrade has revealed that Americans have lofty ambitions for their retirement years, but are unsure about their finances. Of the 2,002 people surveyed, 8… Read more
October 9, 2018
The National Federation of Independent Business’s small-business optimism index fell by 0.9 in September after reaching a 45-year high in August. The seasonally adjusted level for the month came in… Read more
October 8, 2018
ATTOM Data Solutions has released its U.S. Home Affordability Index for Q3 2018, and it shows that U.S. home prices are at their most unaffordable level since 2008. The report… Read more
September Job Growth Comes in Below Expectations, But Unemployment Drops to Lowest Level in Almost 50 Years
October 5, 2018
Nonfarm payrolls for September increased by 134,000, according to Labor Department figures released today. This number is well below the 185,000 increase that economists had expected. The increase was the… Read more
October 4, 2018
August’s U.S. factory order increased by 2.3 percent over the previous month, increasing to $510.5 billion. This is the biggest monthly increase since September 2017. Economists had forecast a slightly… Read more
October 3, 2018
The National Retail Federation is expecting retail sales for November and December to see an increase of between 4.3 and 4.8 percent over last year. This would see total holiday… 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.