Randy’s blog

Insurance cancellations and the president's response

Over the past several months, many people have received cancellation notices from their health insurance carriers, often accompanied by the explanation that their current insurance


Given the headlines in the media , it's no wonder there is concern and confusion among investors.

  "Recession Continues to Ravage State Budgets"       "Airline Industry Still Weak"  "Smaller Pay Raises Expected as Economic Slump Persists"  "U.S. Industry Now Operating at Only


Stocks up despite budget impasse, government shutdown

The third quarter of the year proved quite eventful. The Federal Reserve opted to wait a little longer before beginning to dial back its bond


Congress Returns

The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets.   Will Rogers Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose


Investors looking for answers from the Fed, government

August saw all three of the major U.S. stock market indexes fall into negative territory, as investors become more concerned about the possibility of rising


Beyond Taxes: 5 Reasons a Trust May Make Sense

Whether or not a trust makes sense for you is largely dependent on what your personal  estate planning goals and objectives are.   Moreover, the type


A volatile end to a great first half of 2013

During the first half of 2013, the U.S. stock markets had their best five-month start since 1999, but then came June. Through mid-May, investors continued


Desperate Times or Not? The more things change

The economy is recovering and Americans are feeling better after bouncing back from a recession.  Advancements in technology are changing the way we live and


Is It Time To Worry About the Markets? Does it even matter?

On Friday morning May 3rd  2013 a strong U.S. jobs report pushed stock markets to record high levels.  So is it time to worry about


Stocks Leave Flat Year Behind, Open 2012 with Sharp Rally

January 3, 2012 - Stocks staged a sharp rally on the first trading day of 2012, leaving behind a year that saw tremendous volatility but


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