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Watch our investment commentary movie to get a more complete summary of the last year! Skip ahead to: 2023 stocks, bonds returns (5 min) 5, 7 and 10 companies you might want to know (7 min) Opportunities we see in value, small and international companies (11 min) Federal Reserve and inflation, what that means for...
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Learn the answers to common questions about investing during election years.  * Which political party has been better for investors? (start at 7 min) * What typically happens to equities in an election year? (start at 9 min) * Which sectors have done best in an election year? (start at 16 min) * What mistakes...
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This is a great time to be a long-term investor, but if you are looking short-term, 2023 might have been a difficult year for you! Investments, by and large, ended the year with gains. The majority of these gains happened quickly, and came from a few investments. Artificial Intelligence sent the shares of a few...
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Baron Capital is one of the investment managers we use for a large number of client portfolios. The founder, Ron Baron, has a gift. He makes complicated concepts easy to understand. Plus, I kind of like his sense of humor. Hopefully you do too! Here is Ron’s take on inflation during his lifetime. What is...
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Join Nathan Merrill and Karl Frank CFP® as they share ideas about tax harvesting. First, learn what it means to harvest a tax loss and how it benefits you. Then, learn about some risks you might not have thought about when you choose to do it. Plus, learn some good strategies and when this benefits...
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Investors often ask, “When is the right time to enter the market?” Often, the best answer is now.
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Recently, Stacey and I had a chance to visit Tanzania. Truly, the trip of a lifetime. One of the adventures gave me perspective on financial planning and investing. I learned a traditional way to make coffee. We took a coffee bean from the plant all the way to the pot and then poured a cup...
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Recently, Chad Harmon and Karl Frank delivered a quarterly investment update. We rely on the research of iM Global Partners (iMGP) for our economic and investment outlook. For a more complete commentary, click here to open a PDF file or click below to watch the movie.   Right now, investors are optimistic, especially regarding Artificial...
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In today’s fast-paced world, individuals and families are seeking ways to leave a meaningful and lasting legacy. While financial planning is essential for securing our future, values-based financial planning takes it a step further. By aligning our financial decisions with our core beliefs and principles, we can create a legacy that goes beyond monetary assets....
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We rely on the research of iM Global Partners (iMGP) for our economic and investment outlook. For a more complete commentary, click here to open a PDF file. iMGP believes a recessionary bear market is the most likely outcome over the next 12-months. But, as they extend the time horizon over the next five to...
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