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Weekly Financial Market Updates

Friday’s Financial Update 5-5-2017

Financial Friday

Written By: Michelle Smalenberger, CFP ® This week brought news headlines from a variety of sources that affect investors here and around the world.  Let’s highlight some of the biggest stories to catch you up! Economic: Reported this morning was a drop in unemployment and a higher than expected increase in jobs added.  Increases of…

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Friday’s Financial Update 4-28-2017

Written By: Michelle Smalenberger, CFP ® Moving Forward.  That’s what time does.  Even if you take a few steps back, time is moving forward.  There’s no reversing, undoing or stopping it.  Today is a good day to remember to look back and review. Even in times when we may have wanted to reverse, undo or…

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Friday’s Financial Update 4-7-2017

market week 4.7.17

Written By: Michelle Smalenberger CFP®  Have you been busy?  Perhaps, you feel like you’ve missed a lot of the news throughout the week.  Let’s review all that has filled our screens, newspapers, and airwaves.  The following is a graphic I put together to summarize big picture stories and the way to invest in the midst…

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Friday’s Financial Update 3-31-2017

Financial Friday

Written By: Michelle Smalenberger, CFP ® The last week of the 2017 first quarter has felt relatively quiet without large pending votes that may or may not signal expectations going forward.  The U.S. stock market indexes posted another positive quarter, which again brings welcome gains to investors’ accounts.   We could still see an upcoming…

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Friday’s Financial Update 3-24-2017

Financial Friday

Written By:  Michelle Smalenberger, CFP® Did this week remind you of political seasons we have experienced over the past several years?  It sure reminds us of times like the initial ACA legislation, Brexit, or more recently the elections.  We have been awaiting results of legislation change with the proposed American Health Care Act and the…

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