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BRETT MACHTIG AND THE CAPITAL ADVISORY GROUP, TACKLES INVESTORS’ MOST PRESSING ISSUES

Investors are having trouble knowing what to do in the current economic environment. Our goal is to provide the guidance needed to make sense of it all. Keep abreast of current issues our clients are experiencing on my blog.

Brett Machtig

 

Monday, January 2, 2017

Question: How can you avoid the slippery slope of debt? See the answer at the end of the blog. “If you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a couple of car payments.” -Earl Wilson Anna is a twenty-nine year...

 

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Question: How can you control your money instead of it controlling you? See the answer at the end of the blog. “Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they...

 

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Question: Why is having a mentor better than going at it alone? See the answer at the end of the blog. “There is nothing new under the sun.” -King Solomon Even though King Solomon said that there is nothing new under the...

 

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Question: Why would the Feds want to increase interest rates? See end of article for the answer. Shifting Investment Risk Back in the mid-1970’s, most large companies provided their employees with pensions to care for them in...

 

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Question: How do you find and get a job you really love? See the answer at the end of the blog. “ There is no fun like work,” -Dr. Charles Mayo, Mayo Clinic Most Americans will work approximately 90,000 hours. If you master...

 

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Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Question: What is the Fed’s plan, Stan? See the answer at the end of the blog. Let’s look at the future and see how present market conditions impact investment strategies.The present time is circa May 2015. In 2015, here...

 

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Question: What is the best asset allocation for you? For the answer go to the end of the article. There are many studies that say that asset allocation is the single most important decision investors will make. Estimates range from a...

 

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Question: Can we ever move back to a gold standard? See the answer at the end of the blog. Let’s look at the future and see how present market conditions impact investment strategies.The present time is circa May 2015. In 2015,...

 

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Question: Where are interest rates heading? See the answer at the end of the blog. Let’s look at the future and see how present market conditions impact investment strategies.The present time is circa May 2015. In 2015, here are...

 

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Question: What is the single best investment strategy for the events of tomorrow? See end the end of the article for the answer. There are many models for passive asset management, and we’ll explore the effectiveness of these...

 

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Question: How much can you lose in a down market on your way to earning a good overall return? See answer at the end of the blog. Over the last century, the investment returns on stocks (i.e., equities) have outperformed other asset...