It has been argued that the best way to invest in the stock market is with a lump sum of capital that can be properly diversified across several asset classes. But, for many people with a desire to achieve long term growth, that is not possible because they’ve yet to accumulate a lump sum of capital.
After receiving some great feedback and follow up from last nights blog "5 Biblically Based Investment Tips on How to Navigate the Market Drop" I learned that Jay Mooreland at the Emotional Investor (mentioned for his valuable contribution to the area of behavioral finan
Is the recent volatility in the stock market finding you worried, anxious, or concerned? If your answer is yes please know that you are not alone. It is important to understand that as humans our brains are wired physically and chemically to react emotionally to stimuli in our environment. This fight or flight survival instinct is given to us by God.
When the decision to buy life insurance is finally made it brings a sense of relief and comfort to most, until they begin the agonizing process of deciding which kind of life insurance to buy. The choices are many, and the process can be daunting, however, it is made easier when you have at least a basic understanding of the difference between term life and whole life.
Most people would argue that living in a digital world, with instant access to an endless stream of information has made us smarter and more self-empowered than past generations. Investors believe that it has “leveled the playing field”, enabling them to make investment decisions based on the same information once only available to the investment pros.
The following link is a detailed market review and commentary for the second quarter from Miller Premier Investment Planning. The last page also contains an article on the roles of an advisor from Dimensional Fund Advisors. The roles might not be what you would expect. As always please feel free to send us your questions and comments.
The saving versus paying off debt is an age-old quandary that has plagued people since the advent of consumer debt. Pose this question to a group of financial planners and the responses will be split, roughly down the middle. While there might be as many advocates for savings as there would be for paying down debt, the broad consensus will likely be that it really depends on the situation.