Risky Business | Suzanne Himes, CFP® Why do we talk so much about risk assessment? The financial markets are always reacting to a variety of global events and this volatility can be unnerving for individual investors, especially if investing without first understanding one’s personal risk profile. So, how do you begin to decide how much risk
Fun Facts about Stock Ownership Owning shares of stock in a company makes you an owner of that company and some companies treat their shareholders like real owners – giving them discounts and rewards on products and services. HERE ARE SOME EXAMPLES OF SHAREHOLDER PERKS… Kimberly Clark and 3M: Gift boxes with an
The findings are in! The conclusion from a recent Wells Fargo Investment Institute report? Women make great investors. WBIR-TV recently interviewed Paul Fain, president of Asset Planning Corporation to talk about what makes women investors great investors. PAUL, WHAT MAKES WOMEN GREAT INVESTORS? Women investors simply tend to follow recommended investment principles! As a
Q2 2017 Investment Performance With six months gone in 2017, how are your investments doing? Did the stock market’s rising tide lift your boat? Or have poorly performing investments left you beached on dry land? HOW DID STOCK MARKETS PERFORM IN THE 2nd QUARTER? Strong global markets 3.02% US Stock Market 5.63% International
Have you ever wondered if a chef eats his own cooking? Does a doctor take her own medicine? Or, do financial planners invest in the same strategies they recommend to investors? Recently, a vice president at Morningstar, an investment research firm, wrote about his personal investment portfolio. His asset allocation is basically 93 percent stock, 4 percent cash,
Why Market Returns May Be Lower in the Future Posted by Paul Fain Market returns on stocks and bonds over the next decade are expected to fall short of historical averages. To read the full article click here.
In his regular “Sunday Money” interview on WBIR, Knoxville’s NBC affiliate station, Paul addressed the Federal Reserve’s decision to raise key interest rates. What does this mean for your money as we rapidly approach year-end? Here is a recap of the Q&A: WHAT DOES A FED RATE HIKE MEAN? The Federal Reserve voted unanimously