Skip to main content

Blog

Check out our latest blog posts or browse by category.



Referred to as the “investor fear index” or just the “fear gauge,” the VIX is the ticker symbol for the Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index, which shows the market's expected volatility. The VIX is calculated daily, using the price of options on the S&P 500 and estimates how volatile those options will be between the current date and the option’s expiration date.

On October 13th, the Social Security Administration announced a 5.9% COLA. A 5.9% COLA will increase the average Social Security payment for a retired worker by roughly $92 a month, making the average monthly benefit worth $1,657.

The latest mess out of Washington is the fight to increase the federal debt ceiling. If this isn’t resolved, some fear catastrophe for the markets. Stocks may dip at first, but a market debacle won’t happen. The debt ceiling fiasco will come and go, market volatility will likely increase and we have to manage our emotions and follow our investment discipline.

Money matters are complex and even scary. How you choose to approach finances mentally is key to mastering them...

We went LIVE to discuss investment options and long term strategies. We also discussed updates on the Paycheck Protection Program...

COVID-19 has presented everyone with incredible challenges as it has wreaked havoc on our country and around the world...

How this late-winter, coronavirus-induced market turbulence affects you depends upon how old you are...

Subscribe on your favorite app.

Or wherever you listen to your podcasts.

MENU CLOSE