The Jentner Blog

“I see the noise, and it’s ugly.” Yes, an equity strategist said, “I see the noise and it’s ugly.” But he went on to say, “But understand the big picture: if you’re a long-term investor with the ability to look out beyond a few years, you’ll look back and say, this was a chance to pick up stocks I missed on the way up.” I agree with his sentiments. The markets fluctuate every day. Let
Studies show that people spend as much as 100% more when they do not use real money. However, the new Apple Pay smart phone payment system has great promise. You can leave your wallet, credit card, and debit card at home. Credit and debit cards made spending easier. Now, Apple hopes its new Apple Pay system will be another leap forward in making spending even easier. Research shows that people who use credit cards tend
People often spend their entire lives endeavoring to build wealth. But wealth can be lost unexpectedly in a moment. What can you do? It would be tragic to you and your family to lose the wealth you have carefully built over a lifetime.  Fortunately, there are risk-management tools to help you protect yourself and your family from the unexpected. There are 3 categories of risk management that need to be considered: property, income, and liability.

The Danger of Financial Ignorance

Posted on August 4, 2016

Do you understand money? How well can you answer these three questions? – If you had $100 in your savings account earning 2% interest annually, after 5 years, would you have more, the same, or less? – If the interest rate on your savings was 1% and inflation was 2%, after 1 year, would you be able to buy more, the same, or less than today? – True or false: Buying a single company stock
Many of us have developed a relationship with a financial advisor over many years. It can be emotionally difficult to make a change. But there are times when a change will be in your best interest. If you have a sound financial advisor who is proactively providing you with direction, competently helping you keep your financial and investment planning up to date, don’t let them go! A study by The Vanguard Group indicates that a