Posts Categorized: Financial Goals

Dollars and Sense

Many things might influence your spending choices. Social media can pressure you to spend more than necessary, and pressure you to spend more than you may want. Read below for more information, or click on the image for a larger view. 

It’s OK to Be Emotional About Your Portfolio

The textbooks may be wrong. Investors are not often rational creatures and won’t always be comfortable with the “perfect” investment plan. Perhaps some favor only domestic stocks even though having a globally-diversified portfolio can be more economically advantageous. New research explores how some investment decisions ruled by our “wants” rather than what’s considered good for… Read more »

The Power of Compounding

Compounding can be paramount to a successful investment plan. When you put off investing to a later date, you risk having to invest much more money to counteract the effects of not investing sooner. This chart shows how time in the market can make the difference between hitting your important retirement goals and falling short.  This… Read more »