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Not so shocking truth: Investors are own worst enemy

2023-09-18T16:14:40-04:00

Not so shocking truth: Investors are own worst enemy Mickey Kim / September 15, 2023 In “Just think: The challenges of the disengaged mind” (Science--July 2014), Timothy Wilson, a social psychologist at the University of Virginia and colleagues studied whether participants were capable of sitting alone (and without [...]

Not so shocking truth: Investors are own worst enemy2023-09-18T16:14:40-04:00

Fitch downgrade a warning U.S. approaching a financial reckoning

2023-08-16T11:36:45-04:00

Fitch downgrade a warning U.S. approaching a financial reckoning Mickey Kim and Roger Lee / August 18, 2023 A credit rating is used to predict the likelihood a borrower will repay its debts, on time and in full.  Whether you’re an individual, company or a sovereign nation, a [...]

Fitch downgrade a warning U.S. approaching a financial reckoning2023-08-16T11:36:45-04:00

2023 Q2 Market Recap Podcast

2023-07-19T10:55:00-04:00

2023 Q2 Market Recap - Podcast Associate Director of Client Service Zach Greiner and Chief Investment Officer Mark Foster, CFA recap the second quarter of 2023 and dive into some of the economic drivers behind the mixed market results. Mark shares several charts illustrating why the market advance was not as strong [...]

2023 Q2 Market Recap Podcast2023-07-19T10:55:00-04:00

Federal Reserve’s FedNow Service set to revolutionize, disrupt instant payments

2023-06-16T15:36:43-04:00

Federal Reserve’s FedNowSM Service set to revolutionize, disrupt instant payments Mickey Kim and Roger Lee / June 23, 2023 As a society, we not only crave, but demand instant gratification.  Whether it’s “One-Click” ordering on Amazon Prime for delivery to our doorstep tomorrow (or even today), streaming the [...]

Federal Reserve’s FedNow Service set to revolutionize, disrupt instant payments2023-06-16T15:36:43-04:00

Quick Takes: 529 College Savings Plans

2023-06-16T15:38:47-04:00

Quick Takes: 529 College Savings Plans Welcome to our first edition of Quick Takes, where Kirr, Marbach’s Associate Directors of Client Service Zach Greiner, CFP® and Maggie Kamman, CFP® simplify some hard-to-understand topics. We hope with these short, easy-to-digest podcasts increase financial literacy and help you make smart decisions with your money. [...]

Quick Takes: 529 College Savings Plans2023-06-16T15:38:47-04:00

Debt ceiling brinksmanship the ‘Sword of Damocles’ for investors

2023-06-16T15:39:03-04:00

Debt ceiling brinksmanship the ‘Sword of Damocles’ for investors Mickey Kim and Roger Lee / May 19, 2023 In an ancient moral parable, the Roman philosopher Cicero told the tale of Dionysius II, a tyrannical king, and his court jester Damocles who commented on the blissful, carefree [...]

Debt ceiling brinksmanship the ‘Sword of Damocles’ for investors2023-06-16T15:39:03-04:00

Behavioral finance biases can destroy NFL Draft, investor returns

2023-06-16T15:39:16-04:00

Behavioral finance biases can destroy NFL Draft, investor returns Mickey Kim and Roger Lee / April 28, 2023 The NFL Draft and securities markets both provide researchers with huge amounts of data for analyzing “judgement under uncertainty” and “decision under risk.”  Research leads to understanding how NFL [...]

Behavioral finance biases can destroy NFL Draft, investor returns2023-06-16T15:39:16-04:00

Bank Failure Implications and Macroeconomic Trends

2023-06-16T15:39:29-04:00

Bank Failure Implications and Macroeconomic Trends - Podcast Associate Director of Client Service Zach Greiner and Chief Investment Officer Mark Foster, CFA look at a macro view of the economy coming out of the first quarter of 2023 and dissect some of the negative issues the economy is facing: high inflation, flat [...]

Bank Failure Implications and Macroeconomic Trends2023-06-16T15:39:29-04:00
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