Posts By: justin

9 Jun 2015 No Comments

Are There Any Disadvantages With Paying off a Mortgage Early?

When deciding whether to pay off a mortgage early, a homeowner needs to consider his or her feelings about debt, the potential to earn a higher rate of return if […]

9 Jun 2015 No Comments

Is a Health Care Flexible Spending Account a Good Idea?

With flexible spending accounts (FSAs), you can reduce your tax bill while setting aside money for health care costs. This article considers the pros and cons of FSAs. Read Full […]

9 Jun 2015 No Comments

Strategies for Managing Volatility

Investment portfolios are generally exposed to volatility through company-specific risk and through market risk. Long-term investors can reduce exposure to company-specific risks through diversification, hedging, and other strategies discussed in […]

5 May 2015 No Comments

1Q2015 IWM Market Analysis

1Q2015 IWM Market Analysis (click here)

5 May 2015 No Comments

1Q2015 IWM Market & Economic Summary

1Q2015 IWM Market & Economic Summary (click here)

5 May 2015 No Comments

1Q2015 IWM Investment Insights

1Q2015 IWM Investment Insights (click here)

11 Mar 2015 No Comments

How to Survive a Bear Market

With the six-year bull market in stocks getting old, people are starting to wonder how they should prepare for a possible bear market. The answer: Not the way you think. […]

11 Mar 2015 No Comments

How bad are Wall Street forecasts? Really bad

There are 22 “chief market strategists” at Wall Street’s biggest banks and investment firms. They work at storied firms such as Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. They have access to […]

11 Mar 2015 No Comments

Terms of Reverse Mortgages continue to be misunderstood

A new government report shows many seniors are taking out reverse mortgages on their homes without fully understanding the ramifications, leading to foreclosures among borrowers and a tangle of problems […]

21 Jan 2015 No Comments

How to Tell if Your Retirement Nest Egg Is Big Enough

Here we go again. During past bull markets, many Americans nearing retirement fleetingly acquired a nest egg adequate for later life. Then, as quickly as that nest egg came, it […]