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The Stock Index & How History Can Make You A Smarter Investor

The stock index & how history can make you a smart investor “The best way to measure your investing success is not by whether you’re beating the market but by whether you’ve put in place a financial plan and a behavioral discipline that are likely to get you where you want to go."- Benjamin Graham [...]

By |2021-10-26T17:35:00+00:00October 26th, 2021|Investing|

Prime Notes Are Prime Fraud

Prime Notes are Prime Garbage   In a recent notice, the SEC warned of “Prime Bank Notes” being promoted as high yield bank alternatives are not real. These offerings prey upon investors desiring a higher rate of return than is available through conventional channels. Along with the higher interest, the “prime” notes also testify to [...]

By |2021-10-07T22:40:33+00:00October 7th, 2021|Investing|

Your Broker Wants You To Know All Quiet On The Western Front

If you haven’t read the colossal epic book about WWI, All Quiet on the Western Front, you might want to give it a go. Erich Remarque's novel about the horrors of war and the effort to remain alive while both witnessing and causing indescribable carnage is intense. The book catapults you to that time and [...]

By |2021-10-07T20:18:27+00:00October 7th, 2021|Investing|

4 Strategies To Reduce Volatility In Your Retirement Portfolio

I have been asked recently how the current volatility of the stock market will affect the interest in annuities. Of course, the obvious answer to avoid instability is to get out of the market, and most people are fearful of that. While the issue of volatility is clear, greed and the desire to make more [...]

By |2021-10-07T20:15:48+00:00October 7th, 2021|Investing|

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Will Hit 30,000

I remember well that statement being made at a financial convention years ago, the speaker followed up his announcement with this: “I just don’t know when!” It seems that the stock market is always going up, and yet the past few days something odd has happened, it has dropped, dropped like a rock. Immediately after [...]

By |2021-10-07T19:57:33+00:00October 7th, 2021|Investing|