Index To Investment Advisor Content

Investment advisors should actually be referred to as fee-only fiduciary advisers that offer advice, council, instruction and often implementation of actual investments related to the stock market, equities, bonds, mutual funds etc. The content here will start to give you academic insight to investing. These Tips & Clips on investing including financial concepts currently being taught at the vast majority of business schools and universities in America. Take a glimpse and learn about the empirical science that's been tested for over five decades. Investing can be complex but if you have an investment advisor coaching you you don't need to know everything, just a few right things.

Corona Virus and Modern Financial Industry

State College, PA – They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. As I look back at 20 years in the business, I see a fingerprint on the national scale that was created by a small group of independent advisers. This group of advisers decided they wanted to educate the public about the […]

DIY…Investing?

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Does “Do It Yourself” Investing really work? Can the average American, who is not schooled in finance, really do it themselves? Can a human kiosk replace financial advisors in the future? Listen to this podcast and discover some realities about the current financial planning and investment landscapes from the Investor Coach, Paul Nichols and host […]

Stock Picking: Confident Assertion or Financial Folly

Have you ever personally experienced a Confident Assertion within yourself or while observing others? I think it’s interesting in the area finance, how many Confident Assertions are made about the stock market. Then with hindsight become a bitter punch line, more so than a reality. We see this with recommendations from bullies on Wall Street; […]

Preparing For Peace of Mind

As Investment Advisors we experience firsthand the roller coaster that many individuals go on emotionally when they start to think about the monumental task of retirement planning. Most issues in retirement can be explained in a logical manner that in reality should trump the emotion. We believe education leads to clarity, clarity to confidence, and […]

Coin Flipping

There’s a saying I’ve heard through the years, “Nobody loses in Vegas “. This makes me think of a relatively new area of financial study amongst many of the top university finance programs. The area of study is designed to understand better about investor behavior and psychology. We have learned more about this particular field from […]

Lies

You don’t know what you don’t know! Simple, but profound. As an investor you may fall victim to the lies of the financial industry, including large investment institutions and the financial media. Belief in and action taken based on these fallacies have caused thousands of investors to lose massive amounts of their investment monies. The […]

Interest Rates & the Price of Tea in China

Altoona, PA – The price of tea in China has been rising dramatically due to supply and demand. Some of the higher end teas are actually being hoarded after the price jumped 50% last year. Pu’er tea, a brew thought to have medicinal qualities, is grown in a remote southwestern province of Yunnan. At the […]

Stick a Stake In It Already!

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Altoona- The market has been on a wild ride! The Fed continues to speculate as to whether they’re going to raise interest rates or keep interest rates as they are…..this sends the wrong message to the market speculators creating chaos. This week, the market update includes a dose of common sense and reality. Stockpicking, market […]

Year End Market Update 2014

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This podcast brought to you by Financial Abundance, a Registered Investment Advisor. This session focuses on 2014’s market review and a current market update. Paul Nichols, the “Investor Coach”, conducts an overview on the basics of investing in the market utilizing the returns of 2014, as well as the returns year to date for 2015. […]

What’s Up Kemosabe?

Lewisburg, PA – Tonto: “The market is up and I am not. What’s the story Kemosabe?” Kemosabe: “What do you mean the market is up?” Tonto: “According to the telegraph office the market is hitting new highs on a regular basis.” Kemosabe: “The total market is not reaching new heights, only one sector, the S&P […]

Evolution of Passive Index Investing!

Lewisburg, PA – Recently I was reading an article from John Bogle founder of Vanguard. John is well known in financial circles as one of the champions of passive investing using index funds. John came from a strong academic background; as such passive index investing makes total sense. He was one of many noted academic […]

Investment Cost: Advisor Beware or Investor Beware

State College, PA – “How are you paid” is a common refrain heard by those working in the financial industry. One would think this is a very black and white, yes or no type of question. Unfortunately within the financial services industry, it can be quite a complex answer when you consider the various components […]

In Life and Retirement Planning “It’s Never a Mystery”

Lewisburg, PA – The common phrase “it’s never a mystery”, should end with, “except for the people involved”. Is it a mystery why the athlete medals in the Olympics? Not when you consider the coaching, training, years of perfecting technique, and all the pieces that it takes to win. In contrast, most people see a […]

Punxsutawney Phil Beats the Pros

Punxsutawney Phil is arguably the most well-known prognosticator in America. Groundhog Day was established in 1887, held annually on February 2nd.  A large crowd will wait with baited breath to see what this famous oracle is going to predict. At Gobblers Knob, at 7:20 am, the crowd will be awaiting the fame rodent’s prime indicator, a […]

What’s Your Sleep Factor for the CRASH to Come?

What is a market crash? It’s a sudden, dramatic decline in the market. As an investor coach and wealth strategist, I find myself always preparing my clients for the crash to come. However, this does not come from a lack of faith in the stock market; in fact, I believe it’s the greatest wealth producing entity known […]