Don’t Forget the Tried-and-True Value of Compounding Interest

If you forgot what compounding interest was, let’s refresh. Compounding interest is the process by which the interest earned on an investment is reinvested so that the initial investment grows over time. It may not seem like it, but compounding returns is a powerful tool that can significantly increase the value of an investment over [...]

By |2023-01-30T13:19:18+00:00January 30th, 2023|Financial Planning, Investing|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About the State of the Crypto Industry

2022 was a reckoning for the crypto industry. Cryptocurrencies deemed stable collapsed while proof of overly risky, shady, and even fraudulent practices emerged among some of the most established crypto companies. Instead of getting into the weeds of what the technology of crypto is or the genesis behind its creation, it’s more important to understand [...]

By |2022-12-22T22:03:29+00:00December 26th, 2022|Investing|0 Comments

2 Reasons the Generic 60/40 Portfolio Fails

Starting out your investing journey, you may have been advised to follow the 60/40 allocation strategy. This strategy tells you to put 60% of your portfolio in equities and 40% in bonds or other fixed-income offerings. For decades, this strategy has been revered for its balance, offering high growth potential from stocks and a safety [...]

By |2022-12-19T16:30:25+00:00December 19th, 2022|Investing, Stock Market|0 Comments

3 Factors to Know for Rising Interest Rate Conditions

The 2022 economy has broken multiple records, first, with the highest inflation rate in 40 years, and now, the highest federal reserve interest rates since 2008.[1] In efforts to curb raging inflation, the US Federal Reserve has raised interest rates six times in 2022, reaching a target of 3.75% in November.[2] This rise in the [...]

By |2022-12-13T17:44:40+00:00December 13th, 2022|Economy, Financial Planning, Investing|0 Comments

Can You Turn Investment Losses Into Tax Gains?

When markets take a spill, especially when it comes to your retirement investments, it’s harder to find ways to meet your financial goals. If you were relying on IRA or 401(k) withdrawals to cover your expenses, doing so when markets are down would decrease the lifespan of your savings. And if you’re nearing retirement, market [...]

By |2022-12-07T16:21:27+00:00November 7th, 2022|Investing, Stock Market, Tax Strategies|0 Comments

5 Unique Risks for the Affluent Investor

You may think that as a high-net-worth individual, or even a millionaire next door, you may have an easy road ahead in maintaining your wealth. But a greater amount of wealth to protect introduces unique challenges that are specific to the size of what they have to protect. Although many investing and wealth-preservation principles apply [...]

By |2022-10-09T15:18:14+00:00October 10th, 2022|Investing, Stock Market|0 Comments

What Volatility Truly Means

Nowadays, the word “volatility” seems thrown around more than ever. Usually, when it comes to financial talk, “volatility” is used to describe a downward trend. But that’s not what volatility really means! Volatility is technically referring to large up and down swings in the market over short periods of time. It doesn’t just mean a [...]

By |2022-09-20T15:08:54+00:00September 19th, 2022|Investing, Stock Market|0 Comments