As we embark on the second half of 2016, the headlines and much of our attention will be focused on the 2016 presidential election, which can distract us with the barrage of promises and heightened political drama. Against that backdrop, however, we continue to encourage investors to remain focused on their long-term investment plans. LPL..
Policemen and Firemen face mortal danger on a regular basis, and Doctors and EMS technicians routinely save lives. Financial Planners on the other hand don’t usually save actual lives. While we may be first responders in times of financial or family crises, risking life and limb is, generally, not part of our job description. No,..
“5 Things to Know Before You Buy a (Future) Kentucky Derby-Winning Racehorse” By: Brad Tuttle Excerpt from article… Owning a racehorse can be a heckuva lot of fun. As an Investment News story put it, casual investors should think of racehorses as “an expensive hobby, not a business venture.”..
“Breaking up is Hell. Especially With Your Financial Advisor” By: Suzanne Woolley Excerpt from article: …Advisors can be leery of clients, too. Austin Frye, an adviser in Miami, was introduced to a man at a Christmas party who was very unhappy with his adviser because his portfolio was down for the year. The guy had had a few..
“Why Postnuptial Agreements Are on the Rise” By: Veronica Dagher Excerpt from article: …As more couples sign prenups, more are likely to sign postnups later on, attorneys say. When a client of Austin Frye got married, his fiancee decided she liked a thinner version of him. Their prenup provided that the wife was..
Could the S&P 500 Make History? WEEKLY MARKET COMMENTARY – LPL FINANCIAL- MARCH 22, 2016 The S&P 500 could do something this quarter it hasn’t done since the Great Depression. Yesterday, we looked at what happens after the S&P 500 is up five straight weeks; we also mentioned that after being down 10%..