Planning for Change in the Market

Planning for Change in the Market After what seemed like the longest winter ever, spring has finally arrived here in the Midwest. Temperatures are pleasant, the days are longer, grass is green again and baseball games are in full swing. It wasn’t long ago that it…

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…

Recent Market Volatility

Recent Market Volatility

As the first quarter of 2018 comes to a close, stock market volatility has come back into focus. There are many ways to quantify this, but one particular number of note is the number of days in which stocks move…

How the Federal Interest Rate Hike Could Impact You

How the Federal Interest Rate Hike Could Impact You

The Federal Reserve recently announced another increase in short-term interest rates—its third federal interest rate hike this year. It was a move that was expected by most economists and market participants. While the larger impact on the economy may take…