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February 8th market commentary

Monday, February 8, 2016| 1 Comment

After a couple weeks of stabilization, market volatility spiked again on Friday and is persisting again today. The weakest sector is technology and even the larger names are being hit due to global growth concerns. Defensive dividend paying stocks are holding up well including utilities which are actually up for the year. It seems to… Continue Reading…

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January 21 Market Update

Thursday, January 21, 2016 | Leave a comment

After the writing of our Quarterly Market Overview on Monday the 11th, the market tried to find a near term bottom through Thursday when we got a bit of a relief rally. Then came Friday and the market opened extremely weak as oil fell below $30 a barrel.  There was some buying off the mid-day… Continue Reading…

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January 14th Market Commentary

Thursday, January 14, 2016| 1 Comment

2016 is off to a very rocky start.  It’s not what anyone expected.  Below is a quick commentary for our Chief Investment Strategist Mark Sorensen.  Mr. Sorensen shares his insights on what has  recently happened in the markets and what we can expect in the short and intermediate future, as seen through his eyes.  This… Continue Reading…

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How To Avoid Taxes When Transferring IRA Wealth to Your Heirs

Monday, November 30, 2015| 1 Comment

Last month I was fortunate enough to be published for the 2nd time this year on Fortune.com.  Passing assets to heirs as tax-efficiently as possible is a real worry for many successful Americans.  There are a few little known, but very effective ways to keep more money “in the family”. Working with a skilled financial… Continue Reading…

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What’s trending in the market?

Monday, November 23, 2015 | Leave a comment

2015 has been a very wild ride for the average investor.  A few market indexes hit all-time highs earlier this year only to claw back all gains.  Since the beginning of the year we’ve had a wild seesaw ride.  We continue to actively to identify trends to make sure if there is a downward trend… Continue Reading…

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November 2nd Weekly Market Update

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 | Leave a comment

It sure is nice to present some good news this week.  Our asset management team is diligently analyzing the economy and markets for your protection.  Our Recession Probability Analytics are showing strength returning to the economy for the first time in months.   Please read this short message from our Chief Investment Strategist Jason Wenk…. Continue Reading…

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