This week, we’ve got another viewer question for our Moneyman, Paul Fain – president of Asset Planning Corporation. Wayne asks: “How can parents give their children a solid foundation in lifelong saving and investing?” PAUL, WAYNE RAISES A GOOD POINT, PARENTS ARE SUPPOSED TO TEACH LIFE LESSONS… He does: “we teach our kids so many
The first quarter of 2019 is in the books. How did your investments perform? Our Moneyman, Certified Financial Planner Paul Fain, reviews the Q1 tale of the tape. PAUL, LAST YEAR WAS FORGETTABLE FOR INVESTORS, HOW ARE WE FARING SO FAR IN 2019? Best Quarter in a Decade: U.S. Stocks 14% Foreign
What are the 6 behaviors that predict future wealth? Our moneyman, Certified Financial Planner Paul Fain, joins us now to share the traits of people who know how to build financial security. PAUL, LET’S DIVE IN, WHAT ARE SOME OF THE BEHAVIORS OF GOOD WEALTH CREATORS? 1. Planning: Goal-setting and future orientation. 2. Responsibility:
Over the past few months, several investor lawsuits have made headlines in the Knoxville area. How can you avoid making bad investments? What are the right questions to ask before writing a check to a financial advisor? Our moneyman Paul Fain, president of Asset Planning Corporation, joins us again with tips to protect your money.
What does the term “long-term investing” really mean? How long is long-term? One of my favorite clients, Jim, just turned 95-years old. He is sharp as a tack. He is a patient, humble, and gracious man. He is definitely a “long-term” investor. When he was born in 1924, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (Dow) stock
Last week was very volatile in the world of finance. Certified Financial Planner Paul Fain narrates the highs and lows of the first week of 2019. LET’S START WITH THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN, HOW DOES IT IMPACT THE STOCK MARKET? Generally causes a DOWNTURN. It is negative. Historically, the downturn is TEMPORARY and bounces right
Many global stock markets are approaching “bear market” territory, meaning a decline of 20%. Volatility, as measured by the VIX index (pronounced vicks), is at its highest level in the last 5 years, so many investors are worried. Are you? Certified Financial Planner Paul Fain has three things to focus on during a crazy market.
The U.S. stock market has erased its gains for the year, as all the major stock indexes suffered sharp back-to-back losses in the days before the Thanksgiving holiday. How are investors reacting? How should YOU be reacting? Paul Fain, president of Asset Planning Corporation, reviewed recent market performance in an interview for WBIR-tv, NBC’s Knoxville
It’s the talk at the water cooler…someone you know may be investing in…weed, ganja, cannabis…yep we are talking about marijuana stock! But should you add this growing industry to YOUR portfolio? Certified Financial Planner Paul Fain joins with his thoughts on whether or not these investments will go up in smoke. WHAT’S BEHIND THE SURGE
The financial focus of the week is, how will the midterm elections impact your stock investments? WHICH STOCKS ARE THE WINNERS IF WE HAVE THE EXPECTED OUTCOME? Democrats take House, GOP keeps Senate Overall stock market: Modestly bullish Winners: Drug stocks, defense stocks While a divided government would make it hard for