Ignore Market Fluctuations & Stay Focused on Long-Term Investing
By Jeff Buice, Partner and Certified Financial Planner®️ at GENCapital There’s been a lot of market volatility lately with contradicting economic data — like a disappointing jobs report in early May that eased some inflation concerns, followed by a new inflation report a couple days later that showed the biggest jump in consumer prices in […]
Positive Financial Perspective During the Pandemic
Recently our colleague at Main Street Financial Solutions, Kerrie Debbs posted subtly positive ways to look at the current pandemic when it comes to personal finances. I repeat some here with additional thoughts as well. One theme is that various clients and others with whom we have spoken have reported far lower overall (or at […]
Market Downturn Toolkit
We often get asked the question, “what do I do when the markets are down?” While the simple answer may just be to do nothing, there are several techniques that one can employ that will help you come out on the other side of the downturn in a better position than before. Several of these […]
Stay the Course in Spite of Coronavirus Fears
As of the writing of this article, there is no shortage of news on the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) that is currently spreading throughout the world. It seems as though the virus is the only subject being covered on TV, online, at work, or conversing with friends. Financial markets hate uncertainty, and there is still much plenty […]
2019 Year End Tax Planning Tips
As the year end approaches and as people are still adjusting to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), we often get asked for advice in planning for potential financial actions that would reduce taxes owed for the full year. The following provides for some financial planning tips to consider that may help to lower […]
Having a Retirement Plan for your Business – Does it Really Matter?
By: Jeff Buice When running a business, you as an owner (or part of an ownership group) are never short on responsibilities. First and foremost, you are tasked with running your company and running that company well! You must manage expenses, understand the marketplace and your competition, market to new customers and keep current ones […]
Is college savings the legacy you leave for your children?
By: Andy Murphy Provided your name is not Gates or Zuckerberg, a college degree is still the ideal recommendation for young adults planning to venture forth in the business world or other professional career. Likewise, the competition for those coveted spots at various universities and colleges continue to heat up each year with more and […]
The New Tax Bill Simplified
By: Jeff Buice There has been much debate and discussion about the new tax bill which went into effect on January 1, 2018. Overall, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act are expected to benefit most Americans this year and for many years to come. The markets and many taxpayers are already optimistic. According to the […]