10 Principles Of Successful Investing

10 Principles Of Successful Investing

By Bob Barber, CWS®, CKA® Establish written financial goals: PROVERBS 20:5, PROVERBS 21:5 Seek wise financial and investment counsel: PROVERBS 19:20 Cultivate a long-term perspective: LUKE 14:28 Diversify your portfolio: ECCLESIASTES 11:2 Consistency is crucial, don’t make haste to “get rich quick”: PROVERBS 28:20-22 Avoid risky investments if you can’t afford a loss: ECCLESIASTES 5:13, [...]
Mid-March 2022 Market Commentary

Mid-March 2022 Market Commentary

Mid-March 2022 Market Commentary The Ukrainian/Russian war, Iran's missile launch a few days ago, high gasoline prices not seen in 8 years, rampant inflation from over 9 trillion dollars in stimulus packages the last few years, political instability, and extreme volatility in the stock and bond markets.  If it all sounds quite concerning,  it is [...]
Market Commentary – January 19th 2022 Update

Market Commentary – January 19th 2022 Update

January 2022 Market Commentary Update When Covid-19 hit, the Federal Reserve and the government put over 8 trillion dollars into the economy to stimulate it. This influx created massive inflation, especially in real estate and a significant stock market rally. Now, the federal reserve is saying no more “Free Candy” as they pull back stimulus [...]
Market Commentary – December 20th 2021 Update

Market Commentary – December 20th 2021 Update

December 20, 2021 Market Commentary Omicron Fears and the Federal Reserve. Possibly no “Santa Claus” rally! The stock markets are presently reacting negatively to three realities it now faces: Last week, the Federal Reserve indicated it will begin tapering its bond-buying program in 2022. This tapering has given the markets and the economy artificial stimulation [...]