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MARKET COMMENTARY

Read monthly updates on economic events and market trends

Ryan Redfern

Chartered Market Technician® (CMT®)

Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®)

INVESTMENT RESEARCH

Learn more about active management form the author of “Why Bad Things Happen to Good investments”

Will Hepburn

Vice President of Investment Research

BEHAVIORAL FINANCE

Discover how your values influence your financial behavior

Phil Lebkuecher

Behavioral Financial Advisor (BFA)

PERSONAL FINANCE

Take the fear out of finance by understanding how personal decisions affect long-term goals

Laura Redfern

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) Professional

Certified Financial Transitionist®

The Personal Side of Money

The Personal Side of Money

I often find that when people come to me for financial advice, they get more than they bargain for.  A conversation about the stock market?  Sure.  Tips on how to save for a future goal?  You bet.  Observations about the opportunities...

November 2020 Market Commentary

November 2020 Market Commentary

November appears to be getting back to normal for the stock market now that we’re past the election tension.  Volatility, measured by the VIX index, has been steadily falling back to the lows we saw in mid-August.  And the S&P 5001 has slowly risen back...

3 Things to Do by Year End

3 Things to Do by Year End

As this year comes to a close, here are my top 3 important financial tasks to consider. Review Retirement Plan Contributions: Whether you contribute to a 401(k), 403(b), IRA, or Roth, look at your year-to-date contributions.  You can make 2020 contributions into...

Are You Really Maxing?

Are You Really Maxing?

Did you know there’s a difference between “getting the max employer match” in your 401k and “maxing” your 401k contributions?  I often hear this used interchangeably, but the differences are significant! How significant?  Try this: the MAXIMUM employee...