The Fed’s Attempted Jedi Mind Trick

The Federal Reserve’s recent rate hike created a media frenzy and enticed many investors to make knee-jerk reactions based on the news.  Zack Shepard of Matson Money puts it in perspective letting investors know what they should be focused on and how you can manage the frenzy in this recent BNN appearance. Keep it real, […]

Investor Symposium Exclusive: Finding the Courage to Rebalance

Rebalancing is one of the hardest principles to follow in investing – selling what is relatively high and buying what is relatively low. Steve Miller explains how behavior can affect decisions and because of this, why you should utilize someone who has demonstrated the tremendous amount of courage it takes to rebalance a portfolio. Keep […]

The Greek Debacle Quick Hit

You asked, so here it is. This video pretty much gives you everything you need to know regarding the Greek economic turmoil, country defaults and the effect these things can have on markets summed up in under nine minutes! Keep it real, Mark

Greek Economic Turmoil Continues… What You Need To Know

Greece is playing a dangerous game of chicken with the Eurozone creditors this week by voting “no” to the terms of a bailout offer. Find out what you need to know about how this could affect you and your portfolio – or not. Most investors want to know how this impacts them, don’t wait until […]

Investor Jeopardy

Investor Jeopardy

Have you ever asked yourself any or all of these questions? 1.) Why am I underperforming the S&P 500? 2.) Why am I underperforming the benchmarks? 3.) Why am I in international stocks? 4.) Why don’t I just invest in low-cost retail index funds? 5.) Why do I need an adviser? Find the answers to […]

How to Hedge Your Portfolio

How to Hedge Your Portfolio

Check out Zack Shepard’s appearance on Fox Business where he discussed sticking to a prudent investment strategy regardless of market conditions and how investors should really hedge market risk…hint: it’s not hedge funds. Keep it real, Mark

Own Equities Until You Can’t Fog A Mirror

Own Equities Until You Can’t Fog A Mirror

Many investors were scared out of stocks in 2008-09 and are still sitting on the sidelines. Check out my message on CNBC for all investors as they explore whether or not to trust the stock market. Keep it real, Mark

Can The Fed Move The Market?

Can The Fed Move The Market?

I answer this crucial question by discussing what moves the market and what investors should try to focus on in this Fox Business segment. Make sure you watch this impactful two minute video and share it with everyone you know. Keep it real, Mark

Just Like A Chapter From “Atlas Shrugged”

Just Like A Chapter From “Atlas Shrugged”

Banks are seeing big layoffs after big fines from the government. The good news for investors is that this information is already priced in today and that risk can actually increase the expected return for stocks. Leave me a comment and let me know what you think. Keep it real, Mark