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Archive for November 2019

“Bund Yields Bounced Last Week” – WSJ

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“Bund Yields Bounced Last Week” – WSJ 5 Minute Read This was the curious headline in the Wall Street Journal recently talking about how German 10-year government bond yields (affectionately known as “Bunds”) climbed 0.15% in one week. That’s quite a move. But what wasn’t talked about is what the yield climbed too. As you can…

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[Video] Happy Thanksgiving From All Of Us!

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  FINANCIAL DESIGN STUDIO, INC. [Length: 1:13 Minute Video] Thanksgiving is the season and time of year where we all get to stop reflect and celebrate what has happened throughout the last year. And we all have stories from this past year. And one that we are thankful for is your receptiveness to our growing…

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Are You Paying Too Much For Your Car?

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Are You Paying Too Much For Your Car? Over the last five years, there has been a DRAMATIC INCREASE in the average car purchase payment. Let’s look at how much we actually pay for our cars and recommendations to make this less expensive for you and your family. Other than apple pie, nothing’s more American…

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[Video] Study Your Pay Stub

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STEPHEN SMALENBERGER, EA® [Length: 4:02 Minute Video] So we’ve all had the joy of opening a pay stub, expecting a big amount, and then looking at the bottom and being very disappointed. The goal in this video is to walk you though your pay stub, whether this is the first time reviewing a pay stub…

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Presidential Election Years And The Stock Market

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Presidential Election Years And The Stock Market Like it or not, we’re within a year of the 2020 Presidential Election! And with it comes the usual assortment of emotional predictions about where the country and stock market will be headed depending on who wins. Since making emotional investment decisions is an almost sure-fired way of…

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