Social Security, Open Enrollment, and the Stock Market – Paul Fain, Knoxville Certified Financial Planner and President of Asset Planning Corporation, has a grab bag of current events and news affecting your finances this week on WBIR’s Sunday Money. WHAT IS MAKING HEADLINES RIGHT NOW? Social Security announced a Cost Of Living Adjustment: 1.6% benefit
PAUL FAIN: PLAN FOR THE BEST, PREPARE FOR THE WORST With year-end fast approaching, what is on your “to-do” list? Perhaps more importantly, what should be on your to-do list for the remainder of 2019? Plan for the best, prepare for the worst. At least annually, or as life circumstances change, review your various insurance
This week we’ve got a question from a viewer. A viewer writes, “Our grandson is a freshman at UT and he wants to invest in the stock market – should I be concerned?” Paul Fain, Knoxville Certified Financial Planner and President of Asset Planning Corporation, answers this interesting question about investing in the stock market
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
Merry Christmas! Yes, we said Christmas – believe it or not it is time to get your finances ready for holiday madness! Paul Fain, Certified Financial Planner and President of Asset Planning Corporation, shares some money tips to prepare us for the holiday season. YOU CAN NEVER START EARLY ENOUGH WITH HOLIDAY PLANNING, CAN YOU?
What is the “cost basis” of an investment? Do I need to keep this information for both taxable and tax-deferred accounts? Paul Fain, Certified Financial Planner and President of Asset Planning Corporation answers these questions this week on WBIR. WHAT IS COST BASIS? It is your total contribution into an investment: a stock, bond, mutual
The second quarter of 2019 is in-the-books for investors…how did you do? Paul Fain, certified financial planner and president of Asset Planning Corporation, discusses the results for investors this week on WBIR. THE MONTH OF MAY WAS LOUSY, BUT HOW DID THE MARKET RALLY BACK IN JUNE? We did see some improvements in the month
The “2019 Trends in Investing Survey” was published earlier this month in the Journal of Financial Planning. Our Money Man, Certified Financial Planner Paul Fain, joins us now to review the survey’s findings. ACCORDING TO THE SURVEY, WHAT ARE FINANCIAL ADVISERS RECOMMENDING TO THEIR INVESTMENT CLIENTS? 88% Exchange-Traded Funds (increased from 40 percent of advisers
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.
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