Tag Archives: index

  • Inside an Index

    The seasons are changing, but not much seems to be changing with stocks. Leaves are falling. Stocks prices are ascending. Another day, another new all-time high. Even the first trading day of Q4 welcomed new highs, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average crossed 23,000 for the first time on October 18th. The media seems to […]

  • The S&P 500 and Emotional Pitfalls

    As part of the investment committee for our firm, I often have conversations with clients and our advisor team about all kinds of investment related topics.  We discuss proper allocation, RMD strategies, tax related matters, risk-adjusted return, the merits of diversification, comfortable rates of distribution, the psychology of investing, and the list goes on, and […]