Consumer Spending and Wage Growth Revised by the BEA

Consumer Spending and Wage Growth Revised by the BEA

Investors have been feeling the uncertainty of volatile stock markets this year.  People who are seeking to build wealth, or protect the prosperity they have already established, may be asking a series of questions, such as, “Are we at the peak?”  “Is there still room for growth?”  “Has the bull run as far as he can run?”  This type of uncertainty can create emotions of fear, doubt, and decision paralysis. Here are some new data released earlier this week that may ease investor concerns.


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Sales Tip - "I Don't Need Your Product or Service"

Sales Tip - "I Don't Need Your Product or Service"

Here are five helpful tips on how to overcome sales rejection. If you’ve been in sales for any length of time, then you have heard this sales objection, “I just don’t need what you have.” This sentence can be a conversation killer if you don’t follow these simple steps…


*The foregoing content reflects the author's personal opinions which may not coincide with the opinions of the firm, and are subject to change at any time without notice. Content provided herein is for informational purposes only and should not be used or construed as investment advice or a recommendation regarding the purchase or sale of any security. There is no guarantee that these statements, opinions, or forecasts provided herein will prove to be correct. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Indices are not available for direct investment. Any investor who attempts to mimic the performance of an index would incur fees and expenses which would reduce returns. All investing involves risk. Asset allocation and diversification does not ensure a profit or protect against a loss. Finally, please understand that–as with other social media–if you leave a comment, it will be made public.

Own Your Money Before Someone Else Does

Own Your Money Before Someone Else Does

George S. Clason wrote a great book in 1926 called The Richest Man in Babylon and provided some of the most unconditional truths about wealth and how to become wealthy. Clason compares viewing money in the same way as historical families viewed having children.


*The foregoing content reflects the author's personal opinions which may not coincide with the opinions of the firm, and are subject to change at any time without notice. Content provided herein is for informational purposes only and should not be used or construed as investment advice or a recommendation regarding the purchase or sale of any security. There is no guarantee that these statements, opinions, or forecasts provided herein will prove to be correct. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Indices are not available for direct investment. Any investor who attempts to mimic the performance of an index would incur fees and expenses which would reduce returns. All investing involves risk. Asset allocation and diversification does not ensure a profit or protect against a loss. Finally, please understand that–as with other social media–if you leave a comment, it will be made public.