4 Ways We Make Money Investing In The Stock Market

4 Ways We Make Money Investing In The Stock Market

Did you know that 52% of Americans know they should invest in the stock market but are too afraid to do it right now? That means that over half of the U.S. is letting fear hold them back from achieving financial freedom. If you’re one of those people, this article is...
Like An Unexpected Gust of Wind

Like An Unexpected Gust of Wind

Last week’s stock market performance startled investors, like an unexpected gust of wind that blows the hat off your head or flips your umbrella inside out. Looking back, it’s easy to identify some of the factors that may have contributed to investors’ unease and...
Back to Reality…

Back to Reality…

After months of eerie calm, stock market volatility has returned. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) – a measure of how turbulent investors expect stock markets to be during the next 30 days – appeared to fall asleep in November 2016. For more than a year, a level of...
Maybe… Look Less Often

Maybe… Look Less Often

Isaac Presley at Cordant Wealth Partners wrote “Putting your portfolio in a drawer” and got me thinking. Why do my personal portfolios seem to be doing so well? Are they different from clients? No – they are the exact same portfolios. Isaac quotes Gene Fama as saying,...
Be Careful What You Ask For – “Performance” is Not Perfect

Be Careful What You Ask For – “Performance” is Not Perfect

Be Careful What You Ask For – Performance Edition. I would say that a solid 50% of folks who cross the threshold of my office for the first time ask, “What are your returns?” And, I will tell you exactly what I tell them: “I am happy to discuss our returns with...