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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.
Every January people come up with their New Year’s resolutions. According to NBC, only 8% of people accomplish those resolutions. When we think of budgeting, we usually think of financial constraints. If we reframe the idea positively, we can see that a budget is simply a set of boundaries that help us to accomplish the
From Thanksgiving to the New Year, we often pause to give more charitably, to express our gratitude, and to reflect on life lessons learned. The life lessons resounding in my mind play like a Jim Croce song, “You don’t tug on Superman’s cape. You don’t spit into the wind. You don’t pull the mask off
Americans spend an average of $1,000 during the gift-giving season, according to the National Retail Federation. While there’s nothing wrong with the proverbial tie or toy, there are also financial gifts that can literally keep on giving. Certified Financial Planner Paul Fain joins us now with financial gift options for everyone on your list.
If you believe that “the trend is your friend,” then perhaps the U.S. stock market is in for a good fourth quarter. Despite some market volatility last week, stocks are in positive territory for the year. Certified Financial Planner Paul Fain joins us again with a review of year-to-date investment results and a look ahead
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