Lessons of an “unsuccessful” wall

Lessons of an “unsuccessful” wall

I was reading some history this weekend focused on the Second World War. It contradicted a long-held belief. I’d always heard that the Maginot Line was a colossal failure. The Maginot Line was built by the French from 1929 to the end of the 1930s at a cost of 3.3...
Investing under the influence (of regimes)

Investing under the influence (of regimes)

Ever wonder how factors such as inflation and gross domestic product (GDP) (also known as macroeconomic influences) affect the markets and investing? They pop up in financial news headlines all of the time, but why should the average investor care about them? Let’s...
Is your portfolio ready for takeoff?

Is your portfolio ready for takeoff?

For many years, we have invited financial advisers to visit our home office. These visits let us get to know advisers better and allow advisers to meet the people who make good things happen behind the scenes when they engage us as a third-party money manager for...