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May 23, 2022 Forefront‘s Monday Market Update The Right Questions  During times of uncertainty asking questions has a way of giving perspective, calming your nerves, and helps you process your next step. Not just any questions, but asking the right questions are key to getting relevant information back. Should I sell now and get back...
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May 16, 2022 Forefront’s Monday Market Update The Rope a Dope  When I was in college, my roommates and I would regularly debate the dollar amount each of us would require to get into a boxing ring with Mike Tyson for 1 round. The consensus was 25 million dollars, which seems low. If you are...
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May 9, 2022 Forefront‘s Monday Market Update Why Are You Investing? If I ask anyone reading this today what the market returns for last week were, I will hear answers of down 8% or down 5%. The S&P500 was down .16% last week. You read that right, we were down less than a quarter of...
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May 2, 2022 Forefront‘s Monday Market Update What the Heck is Going On? That is the question I am being asked a few times each day. Many people have their theories, but at the end of the day, all of us just want clarity and to know what we should do next. If only it...
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April 25, 2022 Forefront’s Monday Market Update A Housing Crash is Unlikely I passed an open house near me this weekend, and you would have thought it was the line to get into Yankee Stadium. People stretched around the block waiting to get in, and inevitably that home owner will have a few offers to...
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April 18, 2022 Forefront’s Monday Market Update The Greatest Killer of Happiness, is Comparison Being a parent is tough. The running joke is always “no one gives you a book on how to be a good parent,” but there certainly are a number of “parenting” books. They are full of anecdotes and tips and tricks that...
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April 11, 2022 Forefront’s Monday Market Update Is Inflation Bad for Stock Prices? It is natural, as an investor, and a human, to be nervous about your life savings. I am a financial planner for a living, and I am constantly nervous about my life savings. Having children who are 8 and 7 years old...
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April 4, 2022 Forefront’s Monday Market Update What Does an Inverted Yield Curve Mean? On Tuesday of last week, I felt like I was living in a distorted version of the children’s book, “Chicken Little”. Everywhere you turned, all you heard was “the yield curve has inverted, the yield curve has inverted”, as just like...
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Forefront‘s Monday Market Update Stop the Hyperbole I read an article this weekend that said if the war between Russia and The Ukraine continues there is a chance the world will run out of wheat. Yes, this was what the article was about, and it used a really good fear mongering statistic. The article stated that Russia...
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Forefront’s Monday Market Update Is there going to be a recession? I wish I knew the answer to this question with 100% certainty, but I don’t. Do I believe there is a higher chance today, than say two months ago? The answer is yes. Let me take you through my thinking. Inflation is high, we...
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