2018 Second Quarter Market Report

The U.S. equity markets suffered a small setback in the first quarter, but the second quarter brought us back into positive territory, being led by small companies represented by the Russell 2000 index. International markets, however, were negative, likely in … Continue reading

Top 5 Mental Errors You Make When Investing

Even the most perceptive and experienced investors, can fall prey to mental errors or biases that lead to poor investment decisions. After all, we are all human, and the emotional part of the brain is faster than the rational part. … Continue reading

Your Retirement Income Framework

You worked hard. You saved and invested. Now you’re at the doorstep of retirement – at least you think you may have enough – and you wonder, “How the heck do I replace this paycheck I’ve been getting every two … Continue reading

2018 Q1 Market Commentary

For the first time in nine calendar quarters, the U.S. investment markets delivered a negative overall return with the S&P 500 down at -0.8%.  It was only a slight decline, but the decline reminds us that markets can and do … Continue reading