WBIR: Paul Fain talks to us about investing in Pokemon GO as it’s swept the nation in popularity.
“The best laid schemes o’ mice an’ men gang aft agley (oft go astray),” quoted from a Robert Burns poem, is often used to describe the futility of making detailed plans when our ability to execute said plans is uncertain. Market volatility can certainly trigger behavioral responses that are detrimental to our financial plans. Sometimes
What is an asset bubble? Are any forming in 2016? Could we see a bubble burst?
WBIR: Certified Financial Planner Paul Fain reviews an investment scorecard for the first six months of the year and offers some tips for the next six months.
A few weeks ago, we took a family vacation to Panama City Beach, Fla. The ocean was wondrous. Like many wide-eyed tourists, we picked up real estate magazines and day-dreamed about owning a second home near the beach. In spectacular East Tennessee, it is not uncommon to know a family who has a cabin in
WBIR: June’s a busy month for weddings, and Paul Fain discusses how couples can plan financial goals together.
WBIR: Paul Fain explains money lingo.
In bygone days, the term “hot mess” referred to a soldier’s meal. My father-in-law would have coveted a hot mess as he crawled across Europe in the winter of 1944. On one cold night, he was hiding from a Panzer tank patrol in the bottom of an outhouse latrine, but that was a different hot
WBIR: Once the tassel is moved, the mortar board tossed high in the air, then…you have to repay your student loans. What is the best repayment plan for student debt?
What is a “hedge fund?” Well, simply put, a hedge fund is an investment company that invests in alternative investments (debt, derivatives, options, commodities, etc.) to either beat the market or provide a hedge against unforeseen market changes. Generally, hedge funds are considered to be opportunities for the “smart money” and to sophisticated investors, such