Money Clinic: Pass/Fail

The stock market is bouncing back nicely after a slight correction a few weeks ago. I pounded the table and told you that you could test the quality of your “financial advisor” during this last downdraft in the markets because he was supposed to put some money to work for you. Did he pass? Or, […]
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Money Clinic: Complacency is the Silent Killer

While many people are enjoying the benefits of this long bull market run, history proves that life-long savings can be wiped-out in a heartbeat if you get careless with your investments. Severe losses can destroy a portfolio that is in distribution phase, even if they are matched by robust gains in other years. People are […]
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Money Clinic: Money on Sale!

The last week of stock market drops has taken the S&P 500 into correction territory for the first time in two years. While still in an upward, bullish trend, the S&P 500 fell officially into correction territory on Thursday, down more than 10 percent from its record reached in January. One theory about why the […]
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Money Clinic: Reality Check

The recent pullback in the markets have created a great opportunity to revisit your financial objectives to make sure you are in the correct investments to help you reach your goals. Yes, what goes up must come down. I am not saying that a major correction lies in the balance just because of a bad […]
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