By Sam Taylor | July 27, 2016
Imagine you are taking a long-anticipated, well-deserved vacation. You researched the city and points of interest along the way that you want to visit, scoped out popular restaurants and the various activities you can’t wait to enjoy. You’ve read every guide book and Internet blog rating the best...
By Sam Taylor | July 8, 2016
That was the question Brits faced in their June 23rd voter referendum seeking an answer as to their desire to remain a member of the European Union (EU) or to leave.  Global market volatility increased as we drew closer to the Brexit referendum with stocks gaining ground when polling sentiment was...
By Sam Taylor | June 15, 2016
When it boils down to it, all investors want the same thing, that being the highest possible return with the least possible risk.  Therein lies the problem.  Every investors’ understanding of and ability to bear risk is different.  For this article, risk is defined as the possibility of loss...
By Sam Taylor | May 25, 2016
Any tennis player, golfer or baseball player can affirm that there is an area on the face of a racket, club or bat that is referred to as the sweet spot.  It varies in size, but it is the optimal location on the particular instrument that the athlete wants to hit the ball.  Anyone who can hit...
By Sam Taylor | May 11, 2016
A much loved and often quoted phrase from my childhood was “An apple a day will keep the doctor away.”  I think it came from a time when doctors made house calls and if the doctor stayed away it was because everyone was healthy.  It may not have been meant literally but a well-balanced diet,...
By Sam Taylor | April 29, 2016
When it comes to prudent investment practices diversification is the foundation upon which a successful long-term plan is built. Some investors believe they should also diversify their assets among multiple financial advisors. This practice could prove harmful to your advisory relationship(s) and...

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