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Common Cents

Common Cents

  Last week…the markets ended on a much more positive note that we observed the previous 2 proceeding weeks.     All asset classes, except Commodities were up, and as far as equities went, they were up quite a bit.  US Growth companies all jumped over...

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Common Cents

Common Cents

    Last week…was unsurprisingly another rough week in the market.       On the heels of the Fed’s decision to continue to aggressively raise rates to mitigate inflation, the market reacted pretty strongly with sell-offs across all asset...

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Common Cents

Common Cents

  Last week…was a repeat of the week before, only worse –     Again, all asset classes lost ground except one; this time it was Commodities, the all-out performer so far this year, trading places with Treasury TIPS. Most likely the anticipated, then...

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Common Cents

Common Cents

  Last week…was a complete reversal from last week’s report.     Instead of all asset classes being up, everything (except US TIPS) was down. The volatility could have something to do with the jobs report. It was better than expected. Wait! Shouldn’t...

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Summer Savings

Summer Savings

  Summer time is here!!! We love summer activities as much as the other guys but we know that all the fun can make a dent in your wallet. Here are some tips to save on all the fun this summer!!   1. Trim up your entertainment budget by $100.   A...

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Common Cents

Common Cents

  Last week…yielded the best report we have seen in quite some time.   Prior to last week’s closing, the S&P faced the most consecutive DOWN closing weeks in over 20 years.  Last week closed out the best performing week since November of 2020.  Of...

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8 Things You Must Know About 401(k)s

8 Things You Must Know About 401(k)s

  8 Things You Must Know About 401(k)s   When you start a career, chances are you will be offered a 401(k) or similar retirement account as a way to save for retirement. These tax-advantaged plans allow you to put money aside through payroll deductions....

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