Market Volatility: Safety Nets Are Available

Several noted economists and distinguished investors are indicating a bumpy ride ahead for the stock market, not only in America but worldwide. Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, recently offered caution on national news when he declared, “The public is walking into a trap again as they did in 2007.” Most alarming of all is the effect [...]

By |2018-01-12T06:40:45+00:00January 19th, 2016|Annuities, home-mid, Retirement Planning|

Market Volatility Can Be Defeated: Retain or Gain!

The stock market is up, the stock market is down, day after day.  Stress among many people worried about the future is very high. If you have experienced losses in your IRA and are worried about your future retirement options, answer a few questions to determine if the "Gain or Retain" system is for you. [...]

By |2018-01-12T06:31:36+00:00January 17th, 2016|Annuities, Retirement Planning|

Billions In Fees Translates to Billions In Lower Retirement Income

With the recent volatility in the stock markets worldwide, concern over the future of many people’s retirement accounts are at the forefront. Volatility as defined in the stock market means to many of us that sleeping well at night is elusive. In the past two days I have had a few calls from my clients [...]

By |2018-01-12T04:58:55+00:00January 16th, 2016|Annuities, Retirement Planning|

30 Year Bonds Available Get Them While They Are Hot

Our low interest rate environment may offer opportunity for long term bond investors, or does it? In a recent Bloomberg article regarding recent and large bond offerings, I couldn’t help but notice the mammoth size sale recently sold to fund VISA and their acquisition of VISA Europe. In the scheme of thing, it seems like [...]

By |2018-01-12T04:54:43+00:00January 6th, 2016|Annuities, Bonds|

The Zoo: Understanding Bulls, Bears and the Deer

The financial world can seem much like a zoo. Over the years many terms now used derived from animals you may find at the zoo.  The reason is simple, the animal terms are easy for people to relate to.  As an example, a bear hibernates, so if the market is in decline or negativity about [...]

By |2018-01-12T04:43:10+00:00January 5th, 2016|Annuities, Investing|