Randy’s blog

10 FUNDAMENTAL TRUTHS OF INVESTING

Over the long term, stocks have had greater total returns than bonds.  Over the short term, stocks have been much more volatile than bonds  Over


Rising Interest Rates & You – Do they matter?

We are not market prognosticators nor do we believe that short term changes in the broader equity or fixed income markets should dictate your investment


Increasing Government Revenues, Shifting The Tax Burden and helping Lower Income Americans- a proven but counter intuitive approach

The debate about changing the tax code comes up every election cycle.  The reality is that the way to increase revenues and shift the tax


Benchmark YOU

There is a natural tendency to want to compare our own portfolio to the Dow Jones Average or S&P 500 Index because that is what


Are We Due For A Market Correction?

We believe that it is difficult if not impossible to try and time the markets and that investors are better off developing a long term


Markets and Election Years…. Can Politics Predict Performance?

Election years have traditionally been market-friendly, but that doesn’t mean you should base your portfolio decisions on politics. It seems that the election cycle starts


The Value of Advice

Why should we pay an advisor- financial or otherwise?   What value do they add?  This can be answered in several ways and depends on what


The World Is A Scary Place

The new year is around the corner and the media has written   “The Economy is booming and Americans revel in the prosperity after bouncing back


September’s volatility extends into October

The first week and a half of trading this month took investors on a wild ride. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, for example, posted its


Volatility & Risk

Wednesday this week (October 8, 2014) and Thursday this week  marked the biggest one day rally and worst one day drop for the Dow Jones


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