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War and Markets

Considering recent military saber rattling, should investors be afraid? And what if things get worse? Check out this episode of Matson Money Live! to arm yourself to guide your clients through these emotional and stressful times. Best regards, Mark

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Fist Fight on CNBC

It got intense with CNBC hosts Kelly Evans and Bill Griffeth when I tried to explain why investors need to remain diversified. I also reminded investors that it’s impossible to predict what an individual stock is going to do and for how long, so staying diversified, rebalancing and owning all the stocks in an asset […]

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25 Years Of Investing Breakdowns

The last 25 years have created many opportunities for investors to make costly mistakes. Check out this crucial episode of Matson Money Live! where we uncover some of the deadly mistakes investors have made. These are the pitfalls investors really need to protect against. Best regards, Mark

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Women As A Financial Powerhouse

Women are a huge part of today’s economy, and as investors, need to prepare to control a majority of the wealth in our country. Finding the right education and approach to the investing process is a big part of that challenge. Beyond spreadsheets and data, women want to know how investing will impact their lives, […]

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Why Are Jobs Great For America?

Are policies that support capitalism and job creation good for America? American citizens want to work… the problem is that American companies face much stricter regulations and expenses to create jobs at home. High corporate taxes, regulations, and employment costs de-incentivize American businesses to create jobs in the U.S. Adopting a pro-growth approach to business […]

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The Trump Effect and the Perils of Market Timing

While gurus guess at what the market will bring, investors can get thwarted by predictions that backfire and reactionary behavior. If you tried to time the market in 2016, you may have met disastrous results; in this episode, the Matson Money Live! team cuts through and clarifies the mysteries of what markets did in 2016. […]

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Matson Money: Three Generations

Every family passes down their own wisdom about how to be successful in the world. See how three generations of financial professionals approach building a financial narrative that inspires and engages audiences. From retirees to millennials, the message of investing and preparing for the future is having an impact on investors nationwide. Best regards, Mark

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Investors’ Biggest Financial Worries

Many investors have historically depended on company pension plans and social security to make it in retirement. With the shift toward personal retirement planning many investors are worried. Preparation is a key factor in living the retirement you’re after. Life is full of tough choices, but remember that your financial decisions today will impact your […]

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What’s Happened To The American Dream?

The American Dream is under attack. Though the media noise can be deafening, it’s important to remember that there is also great news about living in America today. Technology and innovation – fueled by capitalism – have dramatically improved the standards of living and freedom around the world. We have a great opportunity to educate […]