What Does Inflation Mean for My Investments?

The good news is actually great. Vaccines are being delivered and millions of Americans are on their way toward full protection from Covid-19. That means the economy will get back … Read more

Posted on March 19, 2021 by

Stocks Seem to Go Nowhere But Up. Is That Possible?

Some major investment banks, including Goldman Sachs, recently have made the case that a major upswing in the economy is baked in — and that’s good for stock prices. Yet … Read more

Posted on February 22, 2021 by

Should I Worry About the GameStop Stock Debacle?

It’s not often that ordinary people pay close attention to a stock market story. Most folks put money into a 401(k) or IRA and only think about it when tax … Read more

Posted on February 10, 2021 by

Investment Basics: Should I Buy a Mutual Fund or an ETF?

Many investors, even experienced investors, now face a choice when it comes to investing in stocks and bonds, namely, should they use a mutual fund or an exchange-traded fund (ETF)? … Read more

Posted on January 25, 2021 by
Safest Investments Now? Don't Panic

Everything Seems Awful Right Now. Should I Be Investing?

The pandemic seems to be getting worse, not better, despite the appearance of vaccines. Washington is rocked violence and scandal. The market seems to have shrugged it all off — … Read more

Posted on January 14, 2021 by

Investment Mistakes to Avoid: Calendar Year Accounting of Returns

The end of a year is a fine time to take stock of your life. Was it a good year (2020, ugh…) or could things have gone better? That’s where … Read more

Posted on January 4, 2021 by

Is The Santa Claus Rally For Real, And Should You Trade It?

You might hear investment professionals on TV talking this time of year about the “Santa Claus rally” for stocks. So is St. Nick actually buying stocks? No, but the data … Read more

Posted on December 22, 2020 by

Your Year-End Investment Planning Checklist

Thanksgiving is rumbling by and Christmas is dead ahead. Now is a good time to take stock of your investing year and the plan ahead. Before you know it, tax … Read more

Posted on December 7, 2020 by

Wall Street Seems to Like the Election Result. Why Is That?

While the results are still pending some final counting, it seems likely at this writing that former Vice President Joe Biden will be the 46th president of the United States. … Read more

Posted on November 23, 2020 by

Investment Basics: When Do I Need A Financial Advisor?

Saving money and investing is a lifelong habit, one best formed young. Along the way you will be tested by market declines and heartened by bull market highs. Would you … Read more

Posted on November 23, 2020 by