Tag Archive: Wealth Management

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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It’s not too late for a few year-end Tax Saving tips!

As the weather turns colder and the end of 2013 approaches, there is still enough time to do some year-end tax planning so that you can hopefully keep as much of your money in your pocket, rather than sending it off to Washington next April. Here are 3 tax savings techniques that may help you …

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10 Things Billionaires Won’t Tell You


What happens when so few control so much of the world’s wealth Original article by Quentin Fottrell of Market Watch/ WSJ > 1.“We just get richer and richer.” In 2013, the wealth of the world’s billionaires reached a record high — helped by 200 newcomers like Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. The 2013 Forbes Billionaires List names …

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