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When and How to Talk to Your Advisor About Changing Your Investment Objective

Every once in a while, life throws a curve ball. You’ve set up your investment portfolio in partnership with your advisor, and suddenly, it doesn’t seem like it works for you any longer. Maybe the value is declining even when … Continue reading

ESG Part II: Why it’s So Hard

Finally, with Covid fading, and the markets settling, we can return to our ESG series. The last installment in this series was over a year ago, when we introduced the topic and mentioned that we would be looking at specific … Continue reading

And Now, Let’s Hear from the Bond Market

Last week’s market action was dominated by a sharp increase in interest rates, particularly in the five year, ten year, and thirty year Treasury maturities. Underlying the action was an unusual circumstance in the short term money markets – the … Continue reading

What to Do about Robo Phone Calls

Spam calls are epidemic these days. Not even being on a ‘do not call’ list helps any longer. So what are some of the common scams and what can you do about them? Common spam calls include: You are entitled … Continue reading

The Pandemic and the Stock Market

The behavior of the stock market has been a great puzzle to most observers lately. Why is the market surging when the economy is still struggling, unemployment is still high, earnings have sunk, and the pandemic still rages? Stock values … Continue reading