The Climate And The Markets Are Misaligned

The Climate And The Markets Are Misaligned

By Ted Schwartz, CFP® Last year was one of the warmest years on record, but almost all investment markets were ice cold. Unless you only held cash last year, it was a painful time for your portfolio. By last Christmas things looked as grim as they could be and there...
Spring Has Sprung

Spring Has Sprung

While ongoing home maintenance is a must, the change of the season provides a good opportunity for some extra special attention to your home. Make a list and pick a weekend to check off all of the items. For a starting point here are some areas to focus on in the...
Fasten Your Seat Belt, Please

Fasten Your Seat Belt, Please

  By Ted Schwartz, CFP® Chances are, you have been a passenger on a plane that experienced some turbulence. Most likely, your pilot asked you to return to your seat and to fasten your seat belt. Your pilot may have tried a mid-course change, flying at a different...
Market Struck by Hurricane This Week!

Market Struck by Hurricane This Week!

 “If you want to see the sunshine, you have to weather the storm.”- Frank Lane Hurricane Michael struck a part of the country this week- all of the country was struck by an intense storm in the markets. For the second time this year we have seen a strong wave of...
The Market Still Hates Uncertainty

The Market Still Hates Uncertainty

By Ted Schwartz It is halfway through 2018 and nobody has investment returns to smile about. Last year we had the calmest and most rewarding of markets. Everything seemed to do well and there was never a need to be worried. After a good January this year, everything...