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Another .75% rate hike was announced by the Federal Reserve (on 9.21.22) and another .75% rate hike is still expected before year end. Beyond the rate raises, Jerome Powell’s words have remained very “hawkish” (or focused on limiting inflation and committed to raising interest rates), which continues to caution investors on what’s to come. Below […]

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“The chances of a soft landing are likely to diminish.”

As we’re experiencing, stock markets are having a rough start to the year. And there haven’t been many places to hide as the tables below show. *Source – Y Charts Market Update Data – Year to Date Performance (1/1/2022-4/30/2022) Why are markets down? There are a number of reasons for this negative performance. Stock prices […]

Investments

May Market Update

With Earth Day upon us, we wanted to offer a few thoughts on fossil fuel exposure your investments may have and the impact of di-vesting from those fossil fuel investments. Do you own fossil fuel investments? If you haven’t consciously constructed your portfolio to be an eco-friendly portfolio, you likely have money invested into oil, […]

Investments

Are You Invested in Fossil Fuels?

With the Russia/Ukraine conflict, we wanted to offer some considerations as we think of the implications of this war. First and foremost though, we are still hopeful that there can be a peaceful resolution as soon as possible! War, economic struggle and lost lives are all terrible terrible things. As we are experiencing though, the […]

Investments

Russia/Ukraine Considerations

As we continue to adjust and hope for a “normal” year after this global pandemic, let’s not assume that our economic conditions will also shift to “normal” status. There are some unique financial circumstances at the moment, which should be considered as you think about your finances for 2022. Rethink Diversification Diversification continues to be […]

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