Tech Stocks & International Markets
Posted by Nathan Beauvais, EA, CFP® on Tue, 06/01/2021 - 10:38
The US stock market has significantly outperformed international markets over the last decade. One reason for this is that the global technology sector has found a home in the states. Compared to other countries, the US share of tech stocks is double in some cases.
Math is Hard
Posted by Nathan Beauvais, EA, CFP® on Mon, 05/24/2021 - 16:15
Numbers don't lie, but they sure can be confusing. In this blog post we discuss managing expectations when it comes to investment returns and how averages can be misleading.
The Risk-Return Relationship
Posted by Nathan Beauvais, EA, CFP® on Fri, 05/14/2021 - 15:05
We take risks every day of our lives; some small, some large. But regardless of the size, the reason for taking a risk should - in most cases - be the same: Growth.
Posted by Nathan Beauvais, EA, CFP® on Mon, 05/03/2021 - 11:25
Whatever your intentions are with your investments, it is very important to have them - intentions that is. Purposeless capital can be dangerous capital. In this blog post we discuss the value in earmarking not just some of your money, but all of it.
The Big Three
Posted by Nathan Beauvais, EA, CFP® on Tue, 04/20/2021 - 14:32
They are pretty much household names at this point: The S&P 500, The Dow Jones Industrial Average, and The NASDAQ. in this week's edition we explore their origins and what makes them all so different.
Its All Relative
Posted by Nathan Beauvais, EA, CFP® on Fri, 04/16/2021 - 10:23
Rules of thumb in finance can be difficult to sustain. Every investor has different circumstances which he or she must consider. From risk tolerance to savings rates, its all relative.
Q1 2021: A New Bond Market
Posted by Nathan Beauvais, EA, CFP® on Tue, 04/13/2021 - 10:49
During the first quarter of 2021, we observed one of the most consistent trends in economics: when interest rates rise, bond values fall. This week's blog takes a closer look at interest rate risk, and why it may be here for awhile.
What's the Alternative?
Posted by Nathan Beauvais, EA, CFP® on Mon, 04/05/2021 - 10:19
The "alternative" investment space has been getting a lot of attention as of late. Alternatives have been around a long time but they are certainly getting more creative. Let's explore what they are and how they are changing.
Risks of Real Estate
Posted by Nathan Beauvais, EA, CFP® on Tue, 03/30/2021 - 09:10
Real estate is one of the oldest investments in the books, and it can be as lucrative and rewarding as it is risky and emotional.
Target Date Funds
Posted by Nathan Beauvais, EA, CFP® on Tue, 03/23/2021 - 16:41
If the idea is to "simplify" your investment strategy, target date funds often fall short of that goal. To make our case we examine funds sharing the same target date to highlight just how different these products can be.