03Aug/17

Strong Earnings Push Markets Higher

Bob Carey, Chief Market Strategist at First Trust Advisors L.P., discusses the latest developments in the market and takes a look ahead. via Weekly Video – Strong Earnings Push Markets Higher — FirstRead More…

02Aug/17

Cybercurrencies: A Risky Choice

Investors attracted by bitcoin & other altcoins should recognize their downsides.  Bitcoin. Ethereum. Litecoin. Ripple. These are just four of the cybercurrencies attracting opportunistic investors today. Are they the next big thing? Or the next big bust?     The answer to that question mayRead More…

28Feb/17
robo-advisors vs human advisors

Robo-Advisors vs. Human Advisors

If an investor chooses a non-human financial advisor, what price could they end up paying?  Investors have a choice today that they did not have a decade ago. They can seek investing andRead More…

07Feb/17
Guidelight Financial

How To Plan a Fulfilling Retirement

WSJ.COM/ARTICLES – The Best Ways to Avoid Boredom in Retirement [12/11/16] Good works, second careers and new hobbies show there can be as many purposes as there are people….(read more)

17Jan/17
Education Debt

Could Education Debt Shrink Your Social Security Income?

$1.1 billion has been garnished from retirement benefits to pay back old student loans. Do you have a federal student loan that needs to be repaid? You may be surprised at what theRead More…

23Nov/16
Your Annual Financial To-Do List - 2017

Your Annual Financial To-Do List

Things you can do before & for 2017. What financial, business, or life priorities do you need to address for 2017? Now is a good time to think about the investing, saving,Read More…