The debt ceiling crisis has captured headlines once again, but should you worry? That’s like asking if you should worry about an asteroid hitting the earth — if it happens, there’s little you can do about it. While defaulting on debt would certainly be less than ideal, both sides acknowledge the need to raise the debt ceiling. So, instead of panicking, we recommend focusing on long-term investing and trusting in human ingenuity to overcome challenges. Speculating on political events is a risky gamble that’s best avoided.
How Government and Political Movements Impact the Markets
Government and political movements, both domestic and foreign, have an impact on the markets and how we invest. In this article, Castlepoint Portfolio Manager Adam Lee, CFP®, addresses five big political influences on your wealth.
What Can I Do About Inflation?
Inflation rose to a whopping 7% in 2021. In this article, Castlepoint Portfolio Manager Adam Lee provides some valuable tips to help offset the impact of soaring inflations rates so you can continue to live abundantly.
What Indexes Should I Look at to Gauge Stock Market Performance?
Which index is the best indicator of market performance? Castlepoint Portfolio Manager Adam Lee explains why it definitely is not the DOW. He instead makes his case for three indices that each cover the stock market differently — S&P 500, Russell 3000, and MSCI ACWI.
Jake Weatherford Discusses Stock Benchmarks with Adam Lee
In this video, Castlepoint Partner Jake Weatherford and Castlepoint Portfolio Manager Adam Lee discuss stock benchmarks and why the Dow Jones Industrial Average pales in comparison to other popular indexes.
Stock Benchmarks and The DOW
Castlepoint Portfolio Manager Adam Lee takes a trip back in time to discuss the Dow Jones Industrial Average and explain why it might be the worst popular stock market index to look at.
The Impact of Inflation
What are your thoughts on inflation? Are you positioned to increase your purchasing power even in retirement? If you are interested in a deeper dive into inflation after this video, I encourage you to dive into Kendall King, CFP®, AEP® recent article, Should you worry...
Should you worry about rising inflation?
Inflation rose to 5.4% in the past 12 months, a 13-year high. Find out how the current inflationary environment could impact your wealth and retirement strategies today.
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