“Enthusiasm is one of the most powerful engines of success. When you do a thing, do it with all your might. Put your whole soul into it. Stamp it with your own personality. Be active, be energetic, be enthusiastic and faithful, and you will accomplish your objective. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson


Is the DOL Rule Here to Stay or Going Away?

Back in 2015, former President Obama called on the Department of Labor (DOL) to update certain regulations regarding the financial services industry. The end result was a new rule largely known as the “DOL Fiduciary Rule.”

Interest Rate Increase

Just about everyone knows the story of The Tortoise and the Hare and its accompanying lesson:

Slow but steady wins the race.

Judging by their actions over the years, the Federal Reserve knows the story, too. 

Are you Protected??

Keeping your information secure from criminals is a top priority for our firm. To better protect you and your accounts from cybersecurity threats, we continuously review security procedures to ensure that we are following best practices recommended by the custodians, financial institutions, and industry experts with whom we work.

How to Prevent Your Kids from Having to Live with You When They’re 35

How to Prevent Your Kids

 from Having to Live with You When They’re 35

   If you’re a parent, you probably have dreams for your children.  Dreams of them being happy and successful, maybe even raising a family of their own.  Your dreams probably didn’t include

Elections and The Markets

Every four years, Americans take a few minutes out of their day to choose the next President of the United States.  Voting is a simple, uncomplicated act—but the months preceding it are anything but.  After all, before we vote, we first have to endure the dreaded “campaign season.”  From endless televised debates to the plethora of signs on our neighbors’

What’s best for me: a Traditional IRA, or a Roth IRA?

   Over the years, one of the most popular ways to save for retirement is to contribute to an Individual Retirement Account, or IRA.  That’s because IRAs enable you to invest (and hopefully grow) your money for retirement in a way that also brings significant tax advantages. 

Are You Prepared for Retirement?

Have you ever heard of a retirement calculator? They’re handy little gadgets you can find on the internet that help estimate how big of a nest egg you’ll need to retire—and how long your egg will last. Retirement is one of the most important issues we have to deal with in our lives.

S & P at an All Time High.....Now What?

Let’s talk about records.
It’s a word with many different meanings. It can be a verb (“Will someone please record this meeting?”), a noun (“Let the record show that I enjoy listening to records”), or even an adjective (“It’s been a record year for the Golden State Warriors basketball team.”)


    By now, you’ve probably heard a lot about Brexit. It might seem like a strictly British affair, but it actually has profound economic implications for us here in North America. As your financial advisor, it’s my responsibility to inform you about what some of those implications might be.

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