Last month, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time in almost a decade, a move that Chair Janet Yellen said would be followed by “gradual” tightening as officials watch for signs of higher inflation.
Some investors are complete do-it-yourselfers. That’s great. Some aren’t and need trustworthy advice. Where do you get that?
I typically recommend a significant core position in large U.S. stocks. Owning domestic equities has been vital to growing wealth.
Equal marriage means equal benefits for every couple, but it also brings up some important financial issues.
Financing equipment can help preserve those lines of credit for seasonal needs or working capital growth, optimize cash flow and can provide substantial tax benefits.
If there is one lesson that a recession teaches even the most successful businesses, it's that their biggest threat is often not a lack of profit. It's a lack of cash flow. Slow-paying customers are frequently the culprit.
If we’re focused on only one asset category, we’ll experience extremes in volatility and miss out on other great categories that can grow better than our markets.
It is often said that the stock market is driven by two emotions: fear and greed. With Halloween coming up tomorrow, now is a great time to examine the influence of fear in investing and how to overcome it.
The main problem is that governments can deploy lots of resources and influence short-term market dynamics in a big way. They are sort of like a "bull in a china shop."
Denver investors think water shortages will become more of a problem over the next decade and believe that water has the potential to be a bigger international issue than the demand for oil.
Denver high net worth investors are anticipating stocks or equities as the top asset allocation preference in 2016, followed by cash and fixed-income investments.
When I co-founded the investment advisory firm Northstar 20 years ago, the advisory business was truly a cottage industry. There were only three advisors in the Denver-area that had assets of more than $500 million under management.