Posts Tagged ‘Investments’

Dow Jones Closes At All Time High

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 by Cass Chappell, CFP®

As you have probably heard, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at an all-time high yesterday (14,253.77).  The previous high was achieved way back on October 9th, 2007 (14,164.53).  If you ... more »

Financial Tips for Recent College Grads

Thursday, June 9th, 2011 by Cass Chappell, CFP®

Fox 5 Atlanta asked us for some tips that parents could give their recent college graduate children about finance, spending, and saving (see the clip here).  Here are my top five, ... more »

Fall means Football- The Game Plan

Friday, September 4th, 2009 by Charles Mayfield, CFP®

  As the Jackets and Dawgs take the field this weekend for their inaugural games for the 2009 season, Cass and I are putting the final touches on our second quarter reviews.  ... more »

“It just doesn’t feel right!” – 529 Plans

Thursday, August 20th, 2009 by Cass Chappell, CFP®

Arriving on the scene several years ago, 529 savings plans shoulda, coulda, woulda been the greatest thing since sliced bread.   There are hundreds of articles on the web and in magazines ... more »

Asset Class Returns vs. a Balanced Portfolio

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008 by Cass Chappell, CFP®

Another slide from the JP Morgan "Guide to the Markets 3Q 2008" series.                 Each color on the chart (click here for a bigger version) represents a different major asset class, year by ... more »

Time IN the market, not TIMING the market

Monday, October 6th, 2008 by Cass Chappell, CFP®

                                                                          Yes                                         No        With the recent volatility in the markets, investment companies have re-doubled their efforts in providing advisors like us with materials meant to "calm the nerves" of our ... more »

Words of Wisdom From a Legendary Investor

Monday, September 29th, 2008 by Cass Chappell, CFP®

  As much as I would like to come up with witty things to say or profound ideas about investing that are fresh and inspirational, sometimes you just have to "borrow" it ... more »

America is “Overweighted”

Monday, September 8th, 2008 by Charles Mayfield, CFP®

We have certainly heard quite a bit about the obesity issue in the country.  People are eating too much and not exercising enough.  There is another problem that we run into ... more »

Splitting 8’s- Your Money and Your Emotions

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008 by Charles Mayfield, CFP®

In a recent ‘boys trip' to Biloxi for gambling, I had an experience that related directly to the market...and thought it appropriate to share my experience. My hope is that this ... more »