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Managing Expectations

How often do you look at your portfolio? We have some clients who look at it everyday and others that only check it quarterly.  Volatile markets tend to make people a little more nervous about how their investments are performing, and we believe it causes them to look...

Correction or Bear Market?

Is the recent pull back in the market a normal correction or the start of a “Bear Market”? This is a question on the minds of many investors today. Only time will tell, but from the information at hand it does seem to me like a normal correction within a bull market....

Cash Is an Asset Class

There are times when having cash in your investment account makes more sense than being fully invested.  The amount of cash to have available at any given time varies when it comes to money management.  There are times when being fully invested is appropriate and...

Buyer Beware of Variable Annuities

Are you thinking of purchasing a Variable Annuity or do you already own one? I would encourage you to do some homework before purchasing one, and if you already own one please have it reviewed and make sure you understand all the moving parts. Why? Annuities have...

How is your Advisor Compensated?

Do you know how your Financial Advisor is compensated?  When I started in this business 20 years ago, the only way I made money was if one of my clients placed a trade.  I was young and at the time thought that was a normal way of doing business.  This is one of those...