All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Financial Consultant in Houston area’

  • 11431740684 7a83a4e13b Volatility

    Good Read

    The last two weeks can definitely be defined as volatile. The financial press attributed the volatility to China, the price of oil, and investor sentiment.  A number of people are not only questioning why China should move the US market but also why one should …

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    Recap of 2015

    January 2015 started out with such high hopes for a lot of forecasters. Top forecasters projected that the S&P 500 index would end somewhere between 2100 to 2350 by December 2015.  However the S&P 500 ended in the red for the first time since 2011 …

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  • 6407270781 5287c9b6df Federal Reserve

    How Big is the Fed’s Balance Sheet?

    “A billion here, a billion there and pretty soon you’re talking about real money” –  Senator Everett Dirksen When the late Senator Dirksen served in the Senate, billions were the denomination of the U.S. government.  A half a century later, trillions are the current denomination …

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    Why Should The Number 98 Scare You?

    Why Should The Number 98 Scare You? On Tuesday February 11th the House voted to increase the debt limit.  The general consensus is that the Senate will pass the measure without any strings for deficit reduction.  The latest numbers from the Federal Reserve show that …

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    Free Enterprise System

    Let’s bring the term “Free Enterprise System” back in vogue. If you are my age or older, you probably remember the term “ Free Enterprise System” being taught in schools.  We were taught that if people have economic freedom that the economy will perform better …

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    Live Below Your Means

    If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting. –Benjamin Franklin Franklin had it right.  You can accumulate funds when you live below your means.  Savings doesn’t just have personal implications.  It has national implications as well.  Saving enhances a nation’s banking …

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