How to Deal With Market Volatility

Roller Coaster at Sunset

“What goes up, must come down … Spinning wheel, got to go round” The lyrics of this classic Blood, Sweat & Tears song from 1968 could very well describe the day-to-day volatility of the financial markets. One day the markets are up, and the next day they’re down. Then they’re up again, then down again, […]

The Potential Rewards and Risks of Investing Internationally

International investing

Many investors make the mistake of limiting their investment options to domestic business that are located here in the United States. However, there is a whole wide world of international investing opportunities that lie beyond our shores. Investing internationally may be beneficial for many reasons, not the least of which is the added diversification it […]

The Dangers of Trying to Time the Markets

The Dangers of Trying to Time the Markets

So far this year, the investment markets have been like a roller coaster — falling precipitously one day only to rise the next day and then perhaps fall again the day after that. When markets experience this kind of volatility, it can be tempting to try to increase returns by timing the markets — or […]