We’re entering a tricky time of year: September and October have a reputation for bringing an extra measure of market volatility.Some of the stock market’s most challenging events have hit in September and October, and...Read More
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Yes, portfolio losses are painful, but volatility can offer opportunities to strengthen portfolios and enhance long-term results. In this edition of On the Mark, AssetMark Chief Investment Officer Christian Chan, CFA shares three...Read More
Last week, the yield curve inverted for the first time since August 2019 (as a refresher, a yield curve inversion means that long-term interest rates have dropped below short-term rates).Read More
I am overwhelmed with gratitude as I pause to reflect on the evolution of Planning for Good. It was 15 years ago that I made the decision to leave corporate America so I could focus on directly helping people manage their finances.Read More
An important part of planning is to ensure that you think ahead and prepare: for the unexpected, for eventualities and for silly mistakes you’re sure you’ll never make, until you do! Like what, you ask? A sudden flood, loss...Read More
Stocks closed lower for the week as escalating tensions on the Russian-Ukrainian border added to existing jitters over higher inflation and a pending tightening of monetary policy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 1.90%, while...Read More
Every February, Americans celebrate Black History Month. In addition to honoring the accomplishments of Black Americans past and present, many clients often ask if they can do more. The answer is yes! By supporting Black-owned...Read More
Divorce can be an emotional rollercoaster, and because of its unique challenges, you can find countless articles online about how to get through it. That’s not my goal here. Below you’ll find some of the commonly overlooked...Read More
We strive to keep you updated on the latest financial updates and information. Each year the markets bring new surprises and 2021 was no different. Despite a slew of concerns including new COVID variants, inflation and supply...Read More