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Addressing Market Volatility

By | 2017-11-20T15:20:42+00:00 August 25th, 2015|Financial Article|

August brings with it the end of summer, but in recent years, bouts of stock market volatility have been common. It is quite normal for stock prices to decline at some point almost every year. In 30 of the 34 calendar years since 1980, the stock market, as measured by the S&P 500 Index, declined into negative territory at some point. At times like these, when markets are moving lower...

Long-Term Investment Truths

By | 2017-11-20T15:20:46+00:00 June 17th, 2015|Financial Article|

Key lessons for retirement savers. You learn lessons as you invest in pursuit of long-run goals. Some of these lessons are conveyed and reinforced when you begin saving for retirement, and others you glean along [...]

Four Words You Shouldn’t Believe

By | 2017-11-20T15:20:57+00:00 October 22nd, 2014|Financial Article|

These are the words that make investors irrational. “This time is different.” Beware those four little words. They are perhaps the most dangerous words an investor can believe in. If you believe “this time is [...]