Types of Stock Market Analysis – Part 2

There is no shortage of analysis for anyone interested in investing. A search for the term “stock market analysis” turned up 16 million hits...

Types of Stock Market Analysis – Part 1

There is no shortage of analysis for anyone interested in investing. A search for the term “stock market analysis” turned up 16 million hits...

Investing with Your Heart

Some individuals believe that return on investment shouldn’t be the only criterion for how they invest their money. For them, the social impact of...

Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?

With international stock markets comprising nearly two-thirds of the world’s capitalization, a broad range of investment opportunities exist outside the borders of the U.S.¹ For...

A Decision Not Made Is Still a Decision

Whether through inertia or trepidation, investors who put off important investment decisions might consider the admonition offered by motivational speaker Brian Tracy, “Almost any...

The Business Cycle

What has upswings and downturns, troughs, peaks, and plateaus? Though such terms could easily describe a roller coaster ride, in fact they are commonly...

Mutual Funds vs. ETFs

The growth of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) has been explosive. In 1998, there were only 29; near the end of 2016, there were 1,700 investing...

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates a middle-income family with a child born today can expect to spend about $285,000 to raise that child...

Earnings for All Seasons

While nature offers four seasons, Wall Street offers only one—four times a year. It’s called “earnings season,” and it can move the markets. So...

Four Reasons Millennials Need an Estate Strategy

You’re young, have little in savings and likely have no one yet relying on you financially. So why do you need to think about...

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With overcast skies and festive music in the air, Mint Hill shoppers came out to support local businesses at the 2nd Annual Pop-Up Christmas...

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