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  Mike Williams

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Monday, January 8, 2018

Our firm recently became aware of two new computer security vulnerabilities, global in scope and affecting nearly every computer processor in the modern computing world. These vulnerabilities could allow hackers to steal data,...

 

Monday, June 12, 2017

The Stock Market Successfully Hurdled Several Key Macro Events, Including The Testimony Of Former FBI Director James Comey, The Latest Policy Decision From The European Central Bank, And The UK General Election, Only To Fall on Friday.

 

Monday, May 1, 2017

The French people narrowed their presidential race to two candidates last Sunday– Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen–with the results fueling a buying frenzy around the world on Monday. Market Review for the week ending April 28,2017.

 

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

After Closing Last Week With Three Consecutive Losses, The Stock Market Returned To Its Winning Ways On Monday. Waiting for the impact of World Politics.

 

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

S&P 500 Index is a market index generally considered representative of the stock market as a whole. The index focuses on the large-cap segment of the U.S. equities market. Indices are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an...

 

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Investors Who Have Gotten Accustomed To A Steady String Of Gains In The Stock Market Were Taken Aback By This Week's Action, Which Sent The S&P 500 Lower By 1.4%.

 

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

After Snapping A Streak Of Six Consecutive Weekly Gains, The Stock Market Returned To Its Winning Ways. The S&P 500 Added 0.2% For The Week, But Did Not Overtake Its Record High From The Start Of March, Which May Count As A Loss For...

 

Monday, March 13, 2017

(Briefing.com consensus 188K) were beat handily while average hourly earnings increased an in-line 0.2%, bringing the year-over-year growth rate to 2.8%. The fed funds futures market responded accordingly, pointing to a 93.0% implied...

 

Monday, February 27, 2017

S&P 500 Index is a market index generally considered representative of the stock market as a whole. The index focuses on the large-cap segment of the U.S. equities market. Indices are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an...

 

Friday, February 3, 2017

Here is a good review of the Dodd-Frank legislation that was passed in 2010 and its far reaching unintended consequences. Click the article to read more. Click here to read more

 

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

It doesn't matter if you are a Doctor, Lawyer, or an Indian Chief your life can change in the blink of an eye. We can not predict who, or when they will be affected. Our only option is to be adequately protected. This video shows the...

 

Monday, May 16, 2016

For most American workers their ability to work and earn an income is their greatest financial resource. Our cumulative lifetime earnings will far eclipse any asset on our financial statement. Our ability to work and earn a paycheck is...

 

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

College costs continue to skyrocket – at a pace that far exceeds the rate of inflation. But there is a bright side to planning for college expenses, and it’s getting a little brighter all the time – thanks to federal...

 

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Life occasionally throws you curveballs. These can include personal setbacks – such as an extended illness, loss of your job, or a divorce – or financial problems, such as a downturn in the stock market that affects your...

 

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Once you’ve decided to get serious about financial planning or investing, one of your next steps may be to seek professional help. Perhaps relatives or friends are recommending financial professionals to you. Maybe you know some...

 

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Most people know they need to insure their life, their car, and their home or condo. But they often overlook insuring their most important asset - their ability to earn an income. Your income is the primary source of funding for a...

 

Monday, November 16, 2015

If you are a participant in a 401(a), 401(k), 403(b), governmental 457(b), or an owner of anindividual retirement account (IRA) The Internal Revenue Code requires that you take income on those assets beginning at age 70½ through what...

 

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Do you find yourself thinking about money throughout your day? If so, you are not alone. The 2015 Life + Money survey conducted by GO Banking Rates shows that 1 in 4 Americans think more about money on a daily basis than any other...

 

Monday, September 14, 2015

We can project the date we will need college funds or when our retirement will begin but we can't project when a catastrophic event such as an traffic crash, home fire, or severe illness will occur. We must plan in advance to protect...

 

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Anthony Anderson’s Personal StoryYou may know Anthony Anderson from his hit TV show black-ish and as host of Eating America. But this September he’ll be taking on a new role as the 2015 national spokesperson for Life Insurance...

 

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

This weekend we celebrate Labor Day! While for many this marks the end of Summer and a final 3 day getaway in the sun, its meaning goes much deeper. It is an annual celebration of the American workers and their achievements. Most of...

 

Monday, August 24, 2015

Football season is finally here! Fans all across the country at every competitive level have high hopes for a championship season. As their teams take the field most will be chanting, "We're #1!" While that is a claim any fan can make...

 

Monday, June 29, 2015

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Monday, April 13, 2015

In 1995, Ian Hodge, an Australian business consultant with several decades of experience in the financial services industry, authored Making Sense of Your Dollars (Ross House, 1995). Described as a book on “wealth strategy”covering a...

 

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament known as March Madness is here and people all across the country have prepared their bracket predictions for the chance to win a contest, either an informal one held in their office or a much larger...