Oct
10

Your ETF May Be About to Explode: Deutsche Bank

posted on October 10th 2016 in Fort Worth CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

I’m actually going to talk about “ETNs” (exchange traded notes), not “ETFs” (exchange traded funds), but the problem is most people don’t know the difference and use the terms interchangeably! If you aren’t 100% sure what you own, now is the time to find out because a major issuer of ETNs, Deutsche Bank, is having […]

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Sep
20

The Ides of September

posted on September 20th 2016 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

There is something about October that spooks investors. Maybe it’s the market crash of 1929 or the one-day crash that happened in 1987. More recently, shares were pummeled in October 2008 after Lehman’s collapse roiled global credit markets. Though it has been a while, modest corrections in the late 1970s ruffled feathers in October. Almost […]

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Jul
18

When It Comes to the Market, Timing Isn’t Everything

posted on July 18th 2016 in WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

Ken Moraif, host of Money Matters, claims to have a unique algorithm that allows his clients to time the market, i.e., know when it’s best to get in and out. He believes a timing strategy is required for investors to have success—but that thinking goes against all academic research and the opinions of most highly […]

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Feb
12

What is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) Professional?

What is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional? The CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional designation is the only financial planning certification that requires financial planners to put the needs of their clients ahead of their own. Financial planners who earn the CFP® designation meet rigorous standards of professionalism and ethics, and are required to uphold the values […]

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