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Market Analysis – January 2017

February 3, 2017

Although still positive for the month, the so called Trump Rally took a breather in January. There is concern that Trump’s three business-friendly intentions for 1) tax reform, 2) looser regulations, and 3) infrastructure spending are being undermined b...

Where to Stash Your Cash

January 24, 2017

Especially in uncertain times, it’s a good idea to hold some amount of your savings in cash. A good rule of thumb is to hold three to six months of necessary living expenses in cash or liquid funds generally called your “emergency reserves”. However...

Market Analysis – December 2016

January 11, 2017

Expectations are running high for President-Elect Donald Trump and the Republican majority. Nobody knows exactly what is going to happen in regard to Trump’s business-friendly policies for tax cuts, tax reform, looser regulations, and infrastructure spe...

The Fed Should Stop Predicting Future Rate Increases

December 16, 2016

There was no surprise yesterday when the Fed announced a modest 0.25% rate increase, which still leaves interest rates at historic lows. The move is not surprising because the US economy is accelerating, the stock market has reached all-time highs, unempl...

Market Analysis – November 2016

December 5, 2016

Before the November 8 election, the strength of the US economy was well established, as demonstrated by the upward revision of Q3 growth (due to strong consumer spending) from 2.9% to 3.2% annualized. This, plus seven straight years of job growth and the ...

2016 End-of-Year Actions to Enhance Your Retirement Savings

November 21, 2016

Making contributions to your retirement accounts is guaranteed to strengthen your financial and retirement plan. This year December 31 is on a Saturday, which means you should be planning those 2016 contributions now and targeting Thursday, December 29 to...

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Our Market Analysis for January 2017
February 2, 2017

Although still positive for the month, the so called Trump Rally took a breather in January. There i...


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Year-End Review and 2017 Preview
January 24, 2017

The presenters review the market activity and the economic events of 2016, as well as preview what 2


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Don’t Pay Attention to Predictions
January 24, 2017

2016 was a horrible year for professional predictors, forecasters, fortune tellers, and pollsters. T...

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