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Facing your Fear: Preventing Fear-Driven Investing with Long-Term Planning

JD Asset TV 2-2016

  John L. Diaz, CFP, the CEO of Premier Wealth Advisors, LLC, talks about the concerns he hears from his clients regarding the increased volatility in the market, and shares his strategies on allocating to both mitigate volatility and take advantage of possible upsides. February 18, 2016 06 mins 26 secs    

Market Month – January 2016

The Markets For equity markets around the globe, the start of 2016 can easily be described as rocky at best. The volatility has been fueled by continuing uncertainty and worries over the effects of declining oil prices and a plummeting Chinese stock market. While these issues have been around for quite a while, it almost …

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Market Volatility – Our Thoughts

I would begin by saying Happy New Year but, unfortunately, in the financial world this new year has been anything but happy. US equity indexes are off to their worst start in history, with the S&P 500 Index down more than 8% since the ball dropped in Times Square less than 3 weeks ago. Similar …

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From Riches-to-Rags: Why 1 in 6 NFL Athletes End Up Bankrupt

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Did you know one in six NFL players end up bankrupt? Hard to believe, right? According to a recently released study from the National Bureau of Economic Research, they found that 16% of NFL players end up filing for bankruptcy within 12 years of leaving the league. A secure, comfortable retirement is every worker’s dream, …

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Baffled by College Costs? Me Too

It’s a conversation many of us have over the dinner table or with our colleagues at work: “I can’t believe the cost of college.” It is a very reasonable statement when you consider that many private colleges cost $40,000+ per year. My alma mater, New York University, is now over $50,000 per year. The question …

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Why You Need a Financial Advisor

Professional financial help goes far beyond picking stocks. Hiring an advisor arms you with expertise and resources with which to approach planning your financial future; especially as you increase your income and take on more responsibilities and investments. This coaching and support can help you to smoothly endure and make the most of the circumstances …

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