Founder of Financial Planning Honored on 50th Anniversary

FOUNDER OF FINANCIAL PLANNING HONORED FOR FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF CFP DESIGNATION ASSET PLANNING CORPORATION’S P. KEMP FAIN JR. MENTIONED IN INVESTMENT NEWS ARTICLE   Knoxville, Tennessee, September 19, 2019 – It seems appropriate that on the 50th anniversary of financial planning that one local businessman’s contribution to a new movement and professional designation should be

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Why Should I Bother Investing Outside the United States?

A decade of dominance by United States stocks raises a common question: why bother investing outside the United States? Paul Fain, Knoxville Certified Financial Planner and President of Asset Planning Corporation, answers this question and discusses international investments this week on WBIR’s Sunday Money.   UNITED STATES STOCKS ARE OUTPERFORMING FOREIGN STOCKS RIGHT NOW… BUT

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How Much are Americans Spending for Back To School in 2019?

The National Retail Federation recently released a survey detailing back to school spending for the 2019 school year. Certified Financial Planner Paul Fain, President of Asset Planning Corporation, summarizes how much we are spending this year and the impact on our budgets this week on WBIR. WITH AREA SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES STARTING THIS MONTH, AMERICAN

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Why Does the Federal Reserve Raise and Lower Interest Rates?

Last week the U.S. Federal Reserve, also known as “the Central Bank”, lowered its key short-term rate a quarter percent.  A viewer asks, “Why does the Fed raise and lower interest rates? And, how does it affect my money?”  Certified Financial Planner Paul Fain, president of Asset Planning Corporation, answers questions regarding the Federal Reserve

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