Weekend Reading – A Justifiable Rally

It’s surely a coincidence that the recent market rally occurred during the partial shutdown of the U.S. government   More conventional rally catalysts were the over-sold conditions created by excessive pessimism about growth and a dovish shift from the Federal Reserve. Equity valuations had fallen […]

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Supporting Smiles From the Heart, February 22, 2019

We are proud to partner with local organizations supporting our community   Our Comprehensive 12-Month Financial Plan auction item is currently being featured at Smiles From the Heart, February 22, 2019, benefiting the Greater Springfield Dental Society. Held once every three […]

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Supporting the Give a Child a Voice Foundation, February 23, 2019

We are proud to partner with local organizations supporting our community Our Comprehensive 12-Month Financial Plan auction item is currently being featured at the Queen of Hearts Masquerade Ball, February 23, 2019, benefiting the the Give a Child a Voice Foundation. You […]

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Supporting Cents of Pride, February 23, 2019

We are proud to partner with local organizations supporting our community Our Comprehensive 12-Month Financial Plan auction item is currently being featured at the Cents of Pride Tacos  & Trivia, February 23, 2019, benefiting students of Springfield Public Schools. If you like trivia […]

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Supporting Christian County Library Foundation, February 23, 2019

We are proud to partner with local organizations supporting our community Our Comprehensive 12-Month Financial Plan auction item is currently being featured at the fourth annual Christian County Library Foundation Trivia Night, February 23, 2019, benefiting the future expansion of the Christian […]

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Supporting Local Business

Proud to Partner with Jill Phillips, EOS Implementer, as location host for the February SBJ CEO Roundtable   Thank you EOS implementer, Jill Phillips, for partnering with us to host the February CEO Roundtable. The Springfield Business Journal’s CEO Roundtable brings […]

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Weekly Market Update – February 19, 2019

Last Week China Trade Data Surpasses Expectations – Imports and exports declined in January, but they both surprised to the upside as imports declined less than expected and exports increased year-over-year. Delayed December Retail Sales Come in Soft – The […]

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Happy Presidents Day!

A time for patriotic celebration and remembrance!   Happy Presidents Day, otherwise known as Washington’s Birthday! Originally established in 1885 in recognition of President George Washington, this holiday became popularly known as Presidents Day after it was moved as part […]

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Earning Season Update – February 8, 2019

To date, 66% of the companies in the S&P 500 have reported actual results for Q4 2018   In terms of earnings, the percentage of companies reporting actual EPS above estimates (71%) is equal to the five-year average. In aggregate, […]

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Valentine’s Day Love Grams (and Romance Scams)

People looking for romance are hoping to be swept off their feet, not caught up in a scam   In 2018, the FTC Consumer Sentinel had more than 21,000 reports about romance scams, and people reported losing a total of […]

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