Could Investing In Treasuries Be A Mistake?

US Treasuries are considered the safest investment in the world. The yield on US Treasuries over the past few months has created great concern over exactly where to deposit money that needs to be safe. US Treasuries have always been considered the safest possible place to keep the money. Since the Coronavirus scare drives the [...]

By |2020-04-13T19:52:23+00:00March 11th, 2020|Financial Planning|

Market Volatility Puts Retirement Accounts In Peril

Volatility in the stock market again is back, and it might be a warning shot.   More people are waking up wondering could this be the Big Correction everybody’s been worried about. I can’t answer that question, but I can tell you that a major correction is inevitable will it be 10%, 20%, 40% who [...]

By |2020-04-17T18:13:08+00:00August 7th, 2019|Retirement Planning, Uncategorized|

Annuities Vs Bank CDs: How Do They Compare?

Bank Saving Products or Insurance Company Annuities, which would you choose for your safe and secure money? Federal Reserve Vs. 10 Year US Treasury As consumers, we think of interest as interest. In fact, there are two different and distinct factors that separate banks and annuities when calculating interest on savings vehicles. Bank CD interest [...]

By |2020-04-13T18:27:47+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Annuities, Annuities 101|

The Rollercoaster Market And Why My Clients Are Laughing

U.S. stocks closed sharply lower Wednesday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average sank more than 800 points and the Standard & Poor’s Stock Index 500 had its worst day since February as technology stocks went into a freefall. Investors spooked by rising bond yields dumped equities in all sectors, triggering a wide-ranging sell-off and a [...]

By |2020-04-15T21:49:13+00:00October 16th, 2018|Annuities, Retirement Planning|

Why Interest Rates Are Low And Will Stay That Way

Well, at least for a while. The simple answer is this, the lower the interest rate, the lower the payment obligations.  Based on that concept….. America has successfully refinanced its national debt from higher interest rates to lower interest rates.  88.5% of all national debt is now 10 years or shorter.  This is good for [...]

By |2020-04-15T01:08:04+00:00July 18th, 2016|Financial Planning|

Mother, Banks and Options to Avoid Poverty

“My mother is sixty-seven-years old and has saved up a half-million dollars in a bank account earning about 1% interest. Obviously, not a very good interest rate. She wasn’t sure what to do to earn more money on her money. Her house was paid off as well as her car. She had been thrifty her entire life, but still felt like she was making a mistake keeping her money in a normal bank account. I want to find a way to help her.”

By |2020-04-17T23:09:18+00:00July 23rd, 2013|Retirement Planning|

The Chicken, The Egg and Goldilocks

Who came first, the chicken or the egg?     Over the past few years, we’ve seen the ”chicken and egg” cycle continue in the national economy. The Federal Reserve pumps more money into the system and buys vast quantities of U.S. bonds and mortgage-backed securities. This is one reason the stock market took off [...]

By |2020-04-15T23:44:21+00:00July 16th, 2013|Annuities, Retirement Planning|