Timing Isn’t Everything

Over the course of a summer, it’s not unusual for the stock market to be a topic of conversation at barbecues or other social gatherings. A

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The Flat-Out Truth

What is a yield curve, and why are stock investors interested in its shape? A yield curve gives a snapshot of how yields vary across bonds

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Total Cost of Ownership

Costs matter. Whether you’re buying a car or selecting an investment strategy, the costs you expect to pay are likely to be an important factor in

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Alternative Reality

Diversification has been called the only free lunch in investing. This idea is based on research showing that diversification, through a combination of assets like stocks

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The ABCs of Education Investing

With school back in session in most of the country, many parents are likely thinking about how best to prepare for their children’s future college expenses.

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Cicly Maton

Be Partners in Finances As Well As in Life

Cicily Maton is featured in this syndicated NerdWallet/ USA TODAY story on what people should know about their spouses investments. Read whole article here: https://www.independentmail.com/story/money/personalfinance/2018/09/03/does-spouse-do-financial-planning-partners-finances-and-life/1088352002/

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The Impact of Inflation

When the prices of goods and services increase over time, consumers can buy fewer of them with every dollar they have saved. This erosion of the

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