Examine different type of investments, investment strategies, market dynamics and other critical information.

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC): Safety and Security in the Banking Industry

The FDIC was created in 1933 to add stability to the failing banking industry. The concept was simple: provide guarantees for funds on deposits in member banks. Stability was necessary for the country to crawl itself out of the Great Depression. Since its inception, the FDIC and its guarantees have allowed the United States to prosper and gain confidence.

By |2019-04-10T15:41:48+00:00April 10th, 2019|Financial Planning, Investing|

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 |2019-03-26T20:17:17+00:00March 26th, 2019|Investing|

Do You Know And Understand Your Risk Tolerance

What does risk mean when it is concerning your retirement accounts? How do you determine your risk exposure? When considering risk decisions regarding retirement accounts the two most important factors are your current age and the number of years before you retire because as you age, you have fewer years to recoup market losses. Moving to more stable and safe options as we age can help remove the risk factor on a portion of your accounts.

By |2019-03-13T20:52:03+00:00March 13th, 2019|Investing|

Promises And Guarantees Are Not The Same Thing

Recent update: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/28/woodbridge-group-ordered-to-pay-1-billion-in-penalties-for-ponzi-scheme-targeting-retail-investors.html In the old movie, The Road to Morocco, Bing Crosby and Bob Hope show their pure comedic brilliance.  One of the best parts of the movie is when they become lost in a Moroccan desert and see a mirage, the outcome is hilarious.  Of course, the illusion is not real, and they end [...]

By |2019-02-19T20:06:56+00:00February 4th, 2019|Investing|

The Pros and Cons Of Investing and Owning Gold

Gold!  Owning it can create confidence as long as you know the Pros and Cons Throughout history, gold has easily been the most alluring of possessions. For almost ten millenniums, gold has been the standard of all financial wealth. That was also true for nearly 200 years in the United States until President Nixon removed [...]

By |2019-01-31T18:05:17+00:00January 31st, 2019|Investing|