Recent Market Volatility

Recent Market Volatility

After a period of relative calm in the markets, in recent days the increase in volatility in the stock market has resulted in renewed anxiety for many investors. From September 30–October 10, the US market (as measured by the Russell 3000 Index) fell 4.8%, resulting in many investors wondering what the future holds and if… Read More »

The Happiness Equation

The Happiness Equation

As an investor, your happiness depends on having realistic expectations about returns and viewing market events in proper context. These two factors can drive your sense of financial well-being and influence your financial outcome. To say that “money isn’t everything” is more than a cliché. Studies in the early 1970s demonstrated that a sense of… Read More »