Market Returns through a Century of Recessions
Understanding the Pros & Cons of I Bonds
The purchase limitations and the lock-up periods need to be evaluated I bonds are U.S. savings bonds designed to protect the value of your cash from inflation. And with inflation surging to 40-year highs, investors are especially interested in higher-returning, lower-risk investments. But before making a decision to rush out and buy I bonds, make…Read More
Warren Buffett on How to Protect Against Inflation
Inflation swindles almost everybody – stock investors, bond investors… We’ve all heard about Warren Buffett, the 91-year-old multibillionaire known for his friendly demeanor, modest style of living in Omaha, and remarkable ability to create wealth. How does he make so much money? How does Warren and his long-time associate, Charlie Munger (who is 98), choose…Read More
Should You Invest All at Once or Over Time?
With markets so volatile, the human element to investing is very important The market skyrockets one day, plunges the next. Is this the wobbling before the crash? Should you invest now? If so, how? Everything at once? That’s tempting, but not always wise. A common question investors ask their financial advisor is this: “Is it…Read More
What Happens if the Debt Ceiling is Not Raised?
The latest mess out of Washington is the fight to increase the federal debt ceiling. If this isn’t resolved, some fear catastrophe for the markets. Relax. Stocks may dip at first, but a market debacle won’t happen. The debt ceiling fiasco will come and go, market volatility will likely increase and we have to manage…Read More