As Market Fears Grow, Stay Focused on the Long Term

Dan Kutzke By | On August 28, 2015

Below is a follow-up letter from Commonwealth’s Chief Investment Officer, Brad McMillan, CFA®, CAIA, MAI, which addresses the recent activity in the markets and helps put the current financial situation overseas and its effect on the US economy in perspective, reminding us to keep thinking long term. One bad day doesn’t make a bear market. […]

Market Reality Check: What to Make of the Recent Decline

Bryan Pratt By | On August 24, 2015

The past week, August 17th – 21st, was rough for financial markets, especially here in the U.S., and it looks like the damage is continuing as we start the final week of August. As of Monday morning, Asian and European markets are down, with China getting hit particularly hard, and U.S. markets opening with some […]

Get the Ball Rolling … Snowball Debt Elimination

Mike Mallak By | On August 3, 2015

“I’d like to be debt-free”.  This is a goal we often hear from clients and is also one of the most satisfying goals to reach.  Between mortgages, auto loans, student debt, credit cards, etc. the list can get long and the amount can be overwhelming.  A good way to attack multiple debts is with a […]