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A Voice Of Reason On CNBC

Finally, a voice of reason on the set of CNBC today. If you follow me on Twitter, or have read some of my other blog posts, you might be familiar with Josh Brown–a New York based financial advisor, not the NFL kicker. In addition to being a financial advisor, he has a well-read blog, The Reformed Broker, writes for numerous…

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Does A Declining Market Always Mean Recession?

“Investors have become conditioned to assume that every stock market sell-off lines up perfectly with a financial crisis. While you can never rule out a full-blown panic because of investor emotions, reflexivity, or an unexpected event, we don’t have to experience a 2008-level crisis every time there’s a correction or bear market.” -Ben Carlson, A Wealth of Common Sense Blog…

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What Other Advisors Are Writing

I’ve highlighted a few posts from other financial advisors that provide a different perspective to the current market activity than you are getting from traditional forms of media (think CNBC). Rather than being concerned with getting clicks and ratings, these authors are writing with the intent to educate and help the average investor make sense of what is happening. I…

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What A Time To Be Investing (Part II)

In my previous post, I described how the recent improvements in the investment world have provided greater opportunities for the individual investor, making it a great time to be investing. In case you missed Part I, feel free to click here and catch up. For some, the reasons discussed in Part I may allow them to handle their own planning and investments.…

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What A Time To Be Investing (Part I)

In the fall of 2015, Drake and Future released a mixtape entitled “What A Time To Be Alive”, and I would agree with them. After all, only in today’s world can you put out an average mixtape  on iTunes for $9.99 (mixtapes are traditionally free) and sell nearly 500,000 copies.  Life is definitely good for those two! Don’t worry, this isn’t…

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A fresh start…

Another New Year is upon us. It’s a fresh start for all, and a chance to set goals for the upcoming year. This year I’m taking a new approach to New Year’s resolutions; rather than focusing only on specific goals, I’m focusing on 2 keywords; Discipline and Growth.