What should we make of a stock market at
all-time highs and priced for perfection? After a nice run in 2019, it appears
many investors are taking the Safety Third approach. This
investment approach replaces the mantra of “safety first” with “risk and
What a difference a year makes! Typically I (Tim) try to write one blog a month. This is usually enough to keep you updated about the stock market and important financial matters. Last December the news and markets were so
This last month has reminded us of why we don’t try to predict which direction the stock market will go. October is typically the worst month of the year and we were anticipating this October would be no different. With
7 Deadly Sins of a KAISER PERMANENTE Retirement
KaiPerm Credit Union and SMB Financial have teamed up to provide 30 presentations so far across the Portland, Vancouver, and Salem KP campuses. The next presentations are below:
What You'll Learn:
Avoiding making mistakes in
Entering fall is always a tumultuous time in the stock market. September and October are historically the most volatile months of the year. Now that September is behind us we see that our Growth Stocks portfolio was down last month
Did you hear about the economist that predicted 10 of the last 5 recessions? Well, everyone's an economist these days with the constant talk of the next dreaded recession. Today we'd like to give some perspective on the topic.
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