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Manage Your Charitable Gifts

Throughout the year, many taxpayers choose to make charitable donations, which they can deduct on their tax returns. If you gave...

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Markets March Ahead, Consumer Confidence Up

Last week, markets marched ahead within a busy reporting week. The Dow rose 1.16% to close Friday on another new high....

Cokie Berenyi on Build Your Best Business

Alphavest Founder Featured on ‘Build Your Best Business’

Eric V. Holtzclaw, serial entrepreneur and the host of “Build Your Best Business,” interviewed Alphavest founder Cokie Berenyi on his show recently...

From Thoreau to Braveheart: Here’s to YOU, Fathers! (Moms, You Should Read, Too!)

“Are you there? Say a prayer for the Pretender who started out so young and strong only to surrender” Jackson Browne...

Another Week of Highs

Dow 20,000 in sight; Will Yellen and the FOMC rain on the parade?

The Trump rally continues and all indices are making new highs. The Dow is less than one hundred points from the...

Investor Sentiment Vs. Contrarians; The Election Continues.

Clinton vs. Trump is sooo last week. On this week’s battlefield we find Investor Sentiment vs. Contrarian Investors. While most pundits...

Weekly Update: Stocks Surge on August Jobs Miss

WEEKLY UPDATE – September 6, 2016 After losing steam the previous week, stocks rose last week as investors cheered a weak...

Weekly Update: S&P 500 at New High After Jobs Blowout

WEEKLY UPDATE – August 8, 2016 Stocks bounced last week, ending sharply higher after a better-than-expected jobs report. For the week,...

Dear Mom: I’m Unfriending you on Facebook.

And, I’m blocking you on from my Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat. No more Skyping either. Texting, OUT. Email GONE. It’s over. I’ll...

Buy and Hold is DEAD, Yet Market Timing Can Kill Ya

A New Era is cause for a new way to manage investments. There are two prevalent models or management approaches that...