If there is anything that Wall Street isn’t short of, it is expressions and superstitions. One of the most well-known investment axioms is “sell in May and go away.” This expression is derived from the daunting statistic that of all six month periods during the year, the May to October time frame is the one […]
Our very own Brad Bofford was featured in NJ Business Magazine this month discussing the different available retirement plan options for small businesses! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office!
While we have done a great deal of planning and counseling clients on the new tax laws, now that the 2018 tax season is behind us (unless of course you, or your business, are on extension), we have all gained a bit more clarity on how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affects our own […]
Our very own Michael Flower, CFP®, was featured in New Jersey Business Magazine providing our thoughts on investing in cannabis.
The end of 2018 brought a bout of volatility on headline risk and a yield curve inversion stoking fear of a recession. While the bear clamored for attention, the bull fought back through the first quarter and on positive feedback from the ongoing US-China trade negotiations, strong job growth, low inflation, and stable interest rates, […]
Have you tried our new client reporting tool Black Diamond? If you are having any trouble navigating the site and viewing your accounts, check out our tutorial!
Do you remember your first investment? Perhaps you were in high school and opened an IRA, or bought a stock, with savings from your summer job. Perhaps it was enrolling in the 401(k) plan at your first job after graduating. Whatever the experience, there was probably a mix of emotions: fear, excitement, confusion, and even […]
January’s strong market rally (the best start to the year in 30 years) continued into February on a combination of news including constructive US-China trade talks, a considerably more dovish stance from the Fed, and the implementation of stimulus in the Chinese economy. These positives outweighed concerns about slowing global growth and the Standard and […]
According to Javelin Strategy and Research’s 2018 Identity Fraud study, there were over 16.7 million victims of identity theft in 2017, with over $16.8 billion stolen from victims. As technology continues to advance, unfortunately so does the amount (and sophistication) of cybercrimes. We have prepared our most recent Guidebook to provide actionable tips to protect […]
January brought welcome relief to investors, as a strong labor market, low inflation, and a more patient Fed reminded markets that underlying fundamentals remain strong. During January, the Standard and Poor’s 500 Index experienced a 7.9% rally, its best January return in over 30 years. Small caps as measured by the Russell 2000 Index, posted […]
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