Investment Strategies

Success In The Market Is Rarely Pain Free

Success In The Market Is Rarely Pain Free The last few months of football here in Kansas City have been among the most entertaining I can remember. While the Chiefs didn’t advance to claim the ultimate prize in the end, this season was mostly a success, despite the…

The Emotional Roller Coaster of Investing

The Emotional Roller Coaster of Investing

“The market hates uncertainty” has been a common enough saying in recent years (even by me), but how logical is it? There are many different aspects to uncertainty, some that can be measured and some that cannot. Uncertainty is an…

The Worst Way to Pick a Mutual Fund is Often the Most Popular

The Worst Way to Pick a Mutual Fund is Often the Most Popular

It’s all in a name. Until, well, it’s not. Imagine this: You sit down to select a mutual fund to invest in, and after looking over a few options, you select the one with the word “preservation” in the description.…

After a Record Year for Stocks, What Should Investors Do in 2018?

After a Record Year for Stocks, What Should Investors Do in 2018?

For many of us, the New Year brings about time for both reflection and thoughts of the future. As 2017 is now in the books, we’d like to take the opportunity to share some insight into how we viewed the…

Key Questions for the Long-Term Investor

Key Questions for the Long-Term Investor

November 2017 Focusing on what you can control can lead to a better investment experience. Whether you’ve been investing for decades or are just getting started, you’ll likely ask yourself some of the following questions at some point on your…