By: James Twining

economic growth spring 2017

25 AprSpring 2017 – Is Economic Growth a Reliable Indicator of Future Equity Returns?


We recently learned that the US economy has grown at a 2.1% annual rate since the recovery began in 2009. This…

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Financial Planning Inc Online Sites

31 JanOnline Sites at Financial Plan, Inc. – Winter 2017


After inquiring with our clients,  it seems that many are not particularly active in logging on to our various online sites. …

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07 OctPlease Welcome The Newest Addition To Our Company: Justin Gross


The history of our firm and our clients has been one of success, and as a result, we have experienced a…

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basketball player

05 AugTrailing by One Point. No Time on the Clock. Two Free Throws. – Summer 2016


The market decline of early 2016 was not anywhere near the magnitude of a bear market such as we experienced in…

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rain on umbrella

19 MayStock Market Performance and the Weather – Winter 2016


Belling-hamsters know what it is like to wait out a long winter.  A down market can be like that;  gloomy, day…

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negative interest rates chart

16 MayNegative Interest Rates: Coming to a Bank Near You?


In recent months, several of the world’s central banks have conducted a highly risky experiment with negative interest rates.   For example,…

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life insurance

22 OctShould You Buy Life Insurance From An Agent?


Most insurance agents are happy to reassure you they’re selling you a great policy, but there’s no getting around the conflict…

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santorini greece

27 JulThe Financial Crisis in Greece


Dimensional Fund Advisors’ Weston Wellington offers useful perspective regarding the financial crisis in Greece.   Click the link below to view…

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savings rates

22 JulSavings Rates – Summer 2015


Many years ago when I was just beginning my budding career,  an older and wiser financial advisor told me that “the…

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New York Stock Exchange

02 JunThe Crucial Difference Between Investment Brokers And Fee-Only Advisors


The common perception among the investing public is that all of the professionals who help clients manage their money are “financial…

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