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Forefront’s Monday Market Update Your portfolio doesn’t matter, your plan does Portfolio management is now free. The likes of Vanguard, Schwab, BlackRock, and Robo-advisors have gone the final mile and the race to the bottom is over. Individual investors can go online to any of these varying company’s websites, and find completely free model portfolios....
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Forefront’s Monday Market Update HAPPY THANKSGIVING As most people sit down during this time of the year and reflect on what they are thankful for, this is an exercise I do with my children on a weekly basis. We are thankful for first responders, teachers, nurses, and doctors who help to educate us, heal us,...
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Forefront’s Monday Market Update Is inflation actually bad for your portfolio? Last week the Bureau of Labor Statistics released their inflation number for the year ending October 2021, and it came in at a whopping 6.2%. This is the highest inflation has been since 1990. So where do I put my money? Take a look at the...
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Forefront’s Monday Market Update Why are we so grumpy about our economic recovery? I see and speak to dozens of clients each week, and almost just as many prospective clients as well, and over the past 12 months I have seen a distinct change in attitude towards our economy, and overall consumer sentiment. This is...
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Forefront’s Monday Market Update Understanding the jargon One of the biggest challenges we all face when trying to become more engaged with our finances, and what is going on around us that can impact them is the fear of confusion. The jargon and lingo that we hear thrown around is often times confusing, and many...
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Forefront’s Monday Market Update Zoom Out I love writing the Forefront Market Update each week, and I generally try and make it informative, educational, and entertaining without trying to tap into the emotions of anger, outrage, or fear the way our “news” industry is currently structured. What I have realized though, is that as we...
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Forefront’s Monday Market Update Key drivers behind global supply chain crisis I heard a talking head on television over the weekend say that the current supply chain crisis is actually a coordinated event, created by the leaders of the most powerful countries in the world. Joe Biden leads this delegation of world leaders to slow...
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Forefront’s Monday Market Update The world is working against you, and so is your brain Over the past couple of weeks, we have been privy to an inside look at Facebook, thanks to whistleblower and former employee Frances Haugen’s very clear and detailed testimony. She spoke with conviction, and specificity, bringing along with her receipts...
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Forefront’s Monday Market Update Chinese Energy Crisis Around May of 2021 reports began to surface out of China. They had begun to experience energy disruptions at warehouses and manufacturing facilities. The biggest impact to the global economy was in the South China region of Guangdong, which is a major manufacturing province in China. The crisis...
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Forefront‘s Monday Market Update Volatility and risk are not the same thing When I ask someone to give me a definition of risk, the answer is inevitably some variation of the same thing. The possibility that something bad can happen. This isn’t correct, and I will show you why. When it comes to investing, we...
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