Author: Madison

Did you know that… Student athletes are four times more likely to attend college. Physically active kids have up to 40 percent higher test scores. Student athletes have an 11 percent higher graduation rate than non-athletes. (Sources: Dept of Education, Aspen Institute) Unfortunately, children from low-income families...

“October: This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks. The other are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August, and February.” ~ Mark Twain Markets in the third quarter continued their upward momentum as solid earnings and macroeconomic data...

PIMCO, a sub-advisor we admire for their insightful and deep research capabilities, published a series of charts demonstrating why bonds can play an important role in a diversified portfolio.  With central banks keeping interest rates low and the prospect of low future returns if rates...

Mortgage Rates Mortgage rates tend to follow the path of the 10-Year Treasury bond.  And, over the course of 2017, the 10-Year US Treasury rate has fallen to fresh lows.  Shortly after the 2016 presidential election, interest rates surged on the hopes of a pro-growth agenda...

Ron Baron, founder of the Baron Funds, recently shared some interesting thoughts on why it’s important to take the long-view when investing, and why it’s important to pay more for quality businesses, even if it comes at the expense of profits in the short-term as you...