Restrictions that have been intended to protect consumers have been so burdensome for banks and Wall Street, that it has ultimately hurt consumers- the very group that the legislation intended to help! Banks are incurring hundreds of billions of dollars with regulatory costs every year. Without those costs banks could offer better choices and better...Read More →
In February’s episode of In the Booth with Brandon Fargo, Brandon talks about the recent jobs report, unemployment report, and the ramifications of President Trump’s executive orders about Dodd Frank regulations.
Everyone wants to start the new year off on the right foot, and there’s no better way to do that than to prepare your finances with a 2017 financial planning calendar. By setting up 12 simple tasks throughout the year, you can check them off each month and know that you’re helping secure your financial...Read More →
In January’s episode of In the Booth with Brandon Fargo, Brandon talks about the DOW 20k, interest rate hikes and how to make the markets great again.
The Tulip Bubble Some of the most memorable bubbles that we have all learned about in college like the very first one in the Netherlands was the Dutch Tulip bulb craze. Tulipmania occurred shortly after the tulip plant was introduced to Europe from Turkey. The tulip plant’s rarity and exotic beauty helped it to find...Read More →
As President-elect Donald Trump begins to assemble his cabinet and gets up to speed on the state of the union, many investors are beginning to wonder how Trump and the Federal Reserve will fare working together. More importantly, they’re wondering what effect his presidency will have on the markets. The jury is still out on...Read More →
Every four years, the American people are tasked with a very important job: choosing who will be the next President of the United States. This year, that decision is shaping up to be one unlike any other, and the markets are already responding to it. The big question is how is this particular election —...Read More →
Whom to trust with your investment decisions and dollars is as critical as the decision to invest in the first place. What happens to your portfolio is not merely a matter of where your money is directed, but also depends upon the investor’s MO and how it is managed on an ongoing basis. Trust Your...Read More →
Depending upon who you listened to, the Brexit vote was going to save the world, or it was going to bring about international hardship and financial ruin. When the opposing proponents of an issue simultaneously believe it is going to cure and cause cancer, you can almost surely count on an entirely separate and more...Read More →
Fresh from a rousing couple weeks of presidential nominating exhibitions, the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, quickly followed by Philadelphia’s Democratic National Convention, voters in the United States find themselves faced with some rather complex decisions. Along with who we choose to support to fill the office of President in November, domestic consumers and investors...Read More →