What Earnings Season Means for Investors

What Earnings Season Means for Investors

You may have heard the phrase “Earnings Season” before and may not have known what or when this event occurs. Earnings Season refers to the time of the quarter when publicly traded companies release their financial statements and performance reports. The...
Understanding the Pros and Cons of Short Selling

Understanding the Pros and Cons of Short Selling

By now, you’ve probably heard the story about the historic “short squeeze” of GameStop’s stock. While many successful investors profit when stocks rise in value, some investors bet on the opposite—profiting from a stock’s decline in value. Short Selling is...
Stock Market Commentary October 2021

Stock Market Commentary October 2021

How to Analyze Today’s Stock Market Report   Many factors are at play as we look to analyze today’s stock market report. In September, the tech-heavy Nasdaq index dropped 5.3%, and the S&P 500 fell 4.8%, which was their most significant monthly...
How Much Longer Will Social Security Last?

How Much Longer Will Social Security Last?

The future financial status of the Social Security program is a popular topic of debate. Each year, the Trustees of the Social Security trust report on the programs’ current and projected financial status. The annual report has many questioning, will Social Security last? 

Why You Need to Know How to Calculate Net Worth

Why You Need to Know How to Calculate Net Worth

Net Worth is often an important topic among investors and businesses. This calculation is used to determine the value of the individual or company and is used to monitor financial progress. First, net worth looks at the overall financial picture. This is calculated by...