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.
Castlepoint Quarterly Webinar: Q1 2023
In this Q1 2023 market review webinar, Castlepoint Partner & Advisor Jake Weatherford, CFP®, and Partner & CIO Adam Lee, CFA®, provide a comprehensive analysis of the first quarter marketplace and current economic climate. The pair focuses on US stocks and bonds, international stocks, and different markets, offering valuable insights and perspectives on the financial industry. They also cover current events impacting the market and discuss why they plan to cover them.
Risk Tolerance and Holding Individual Stocks: Part 2
In the second part of the Risk Tolerance and Holding Individual Stocks series, Castlepoint Partner & CIA Adam Lee, CFA®, eschews wildlife analogies to provide straightforward principles that can help mitigate the risks of picking individual stocks. These principles include holding periods, historical Beta, and implied volatility.
Risk Tolerance and Holding Individual Stocks: Part 1
Holding bobcat and individual stocks both have inherent risks. In this article, Castlepoint Partner & CIO Adam Lee, CFA®, uses bobcat wrestling to explain risk tolerance and compares the risk of individual stocks to a diversified portfolio.
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.
How to Thrive in a Bear Market
2022 has been a disappointing year for investors. With the market recently dropping fast again, it’s important to look at history for comfort. Castlepoint CEO Kendall King explains why perspective is key to thriving in a bear market and why a bull market is likely to come soon.
Brokerage Accounts for Your Kids
We all have reasons why we want to invest and plan for the future. In this Jake’s Take video, Castlepoint Partner Jake Weatherford, CFP®, discusses how to save for your children or grandchildren using 529 plans, UTMA & UGMA custodial accounts, and custodial Roth IRAs.
Where Does Cryptocurrency Fit in My Portfolio?
Cryptocurrency has become an exceedingly popular investment vehicle. In these videos, Castlepoint Partner Jake Weatherford and Castlepoint Portfolio Manager Adam Lee discuss whether or not crypto has a place in your portfolio and how to evaluate alternative investments.
Is It Time to Get Out of the Stock Market?
Increased stock market volatility can be unnerving even for veteran investors, but is now the wrong time to invest? History says no. Here are some tips from Castlepoint CEO Kendall King to keep in mind as you move forward with your investment plan.
In this video, Castlepoint Partner Jake Weatherford and Portfolio Manager Adam Lee explain why understanding the tax advantages of Asset LOCATION are just as important as being familiar with Asset ALLOCATION.