Tag: financial markets

What is FINRA and What is the Role of FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority)

If you are someone who scrutinizes their account statements or your financial documents, you might have come across the word ‘FINRA’ – probably in a...

“Lower Investment Returns Ahead!” – (False Alarm?)

If you follow headlines in the financial press or read the blogs of various online “authorities,” you have no doubt bumped into many predictions that...

Market Volatility: Should You Buy or Sell?

The world’s oil situation – coupled with a difficult Chinese economy – has recently caused some worries which have negatively affected the world’s financial markets...

Is the Dow Jones Industrial Average a Good Barometer for Judging Portfolio Performance?

News media often focuses on the Dow Jones Industrial Average (Dow or DJIA) as the pulse of the economy. Although the performance of the DJIA...

Stock Markets Volatility: Your Friend or Foe?

The Chinese economy has recently caused some worries which have negatively affected the world’s financial markets.  The volatility in our U.S. stock markets has increased...

401(k) – What You Need-to-Know for Retirement

1. Make sure you are saving enough for retirement (if you need to calculate that number, refer to your enrollment workbook or discuss with the...

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