Investing strategy

5 Things to Do In Response to Last Week’s Market Drop

5 Things to Do In Response to Last Week’s Market Drop

The end of last week saw a stock market drop which has many spooked. Words like ‘market crash’, ‘historic drop’, and ‘recession’ abound and many are selling their investments in fear of a massive downturn. Here are the 4 things you can do to keep the market downturn from ruining your financial plan.

New Poll Bearish on Stocks – Actually Bull$#!+

New Poll Bearish on Stocks – Actually Bull$#!+

A new Wells Fargo/Gallup poll is being used by some media outlets to suggest a stock market correction is coming. While no one knows when a bear market will start, one thing is for certain. It won't be a Wells Fargo poll which predicts it.

IRS Signals 1031 Exchange Threat

IRS Signals 1031 Exchange Threat

The IRS is trying to put the scare into real estate investors looking to push the timelines for 1031 exchanges. If you own investment real estate, a 1031 exchange can save you significant taxes, but the IRS is signalling it will aggressively enforce the rules.

The Case For Gold is Actually A Case Against Gold

The Case For Gold is Actually A Case Against Gold

Gold is often pitched by salespeople as the perfect investment; a hedge against inflation, a safe harbor in troubled times, and the true foundation of all currency. Research, however, shows gold isn't any of these things. For each of these concerns, there are better investments you should look at.

If Your Portfolio is Drifting, You Could be Headed for a Crash

If Your Portfolio is Drifting, You Could be Headed for a Crash

Portfolio drift is when the natural movements of the market cause your investments to stray from your strategic asset allocation. One asset class has done extremely well, causing it to be overweighted in your portfolio. When this happens, you need to manage the drift through rebalancing or you could leave yourself more at risk in a market downturn.