Now that we have gotten the scare tactics out of the way, let’s have a knowledgeable conversation. The long term performance of the stock market can be summed up easily: upward trend, positive returns OVER TIME. The over time part is key…don’t miss that. Short term pullbacks occur, of course….but o.v.e.r.t.i.m.e. the trend is positive. Overwhelmingly so. Assuming you agree, then why do you think there are so many “experts” calling for a crash at any given point in time? Read More
Posted in: Clients, General Information, Investment Myths, Market Commentary, Risk ToleranceDow 3,000! The end is near!! Get out while you still have time!
Posted in: Debt, Investment Myths, Investment Strategies, MortgageI know that financial experts say it’s best to be debt free, but when it comes to paying off a mortgage, that may not be the best move. Here’s why:
RECOVERING REAL ESTATE MARKET
Whether or not you believe that real estate is an appreciating asset probably depends on your perspective, but the truth is that it appears we’ve seen a short- term bottom in real estate prices, and are in the early stages of a recovery. Read More
February12thTwo weeks ago, our local school bus driver decided to move on to another career. Although it was a great move for her, as she got the opportunity to do what she has always wanted to do, it was a BIG LOSS for us. Miss Kathy has always been an inspiration to me, personally, and she has no idea why.
When I was a little kid, my father taught me that to give 100% wasn’t enough…. Read More