Category: Investing

Bad road conditions often produce wrecks; but not always. With the exception of chronic worriers, most of us don’t ponder on the bad things that could have happened yet didn’t. But that kind of thinking is precisely what risk management is all about. It’s not exciting but it is critical. Each weekday many of us

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Welcome to this week’s Consider This with Big Joe Clark radio show, hosted by Joe Clark, CFP. This episode originally aired on December 8, 2018. To find our podcast, check out Consider This Program. In this episode you will find information about: Mutual Funds, Tax Planning & End of Year Planning Questions or comments about

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Welcome to this week’s Consider This with Big Joe Clark radio show, hosted by Joe Clark, CFP. This episode originally aired on December 1, 2018. To find our podcast, check out Consider This Program. In this episode you will find information about: Volatile Markets, Investing Inheritances, & Tax Rates Questions or comments about this episode,

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Gold is often viewed as a safety net to protect investors from currency meltdowns.  This perspective reasons that paper cash may lose its value, but gold will always be the “gold standard!” You may not agree – I sure don’t – but many feel that this precious metal belongs in their portfolios. My job is

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There is an economic conundrum in more places than meets the eye of the average investor. Great economies don’t always mean great stock markets. Great consumer confidence doesn’t always make for great retail store earnings. Those two observations might surprise some but they are critically important to keep in mind. There was nothing different in

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