Investing Should Be Boring

Investing Should Be Boring

The question, “Should I change my investing strategy?” is potentially the most damaging of all investing questions.  It usually starts out like this… You’re doing everything you know you should do (or… everything your advisor suggests you should do). You’re...
These Investment Mistakes Are Losing You Money

These Investment Mistakes Are Losing You Money

You turn on the television and the media is raving about electric cars—the hottest new trend in the stock market. You feel like you’re missing out. In a panic, you buy some stocks. A few days later, you hear your friends talking about how software-as-a-service (SAAS)...
Central Banks Take a Turn

Central Banks Take a Turn

The dovish tone of central banks owes much to slowing global growth. January’s International Monetary Fund World Economic Outlook lowered global growth estimates for 2019 and 2020.

2019 is Off to a Good Start!

2019 is Off to a Good Start!

Investors who remained steady during December’s wild ride are probably pleased with their decision as stocks have gotten off to a strong start in 2019. Unfortunately, those who reduced their exposure to the asset class may be feeling the sting of missed opportunity....
People Love Rules of Thumb

People Love Rules of Thumb

Sometimes, mental shortcuts are helpful. Other times they are not. When it comes to investing, seasonal shortcuts are not uncommon. In fact, January boasts two: The January Effect explains why U.S. smaller company stocks tend to outperform the market in January. The...