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A Fed Rate Cut and the Economy

On August 20, 2019, Posted by , In Articles,Doug English CFP®, With No Comments

This summer has been interesting. Thus far, temperatures have been at a maximum for much of the country, while typical summer storms have been at a minimum. A parallel can be drawn for the financial markets: Major stock indexes are hovering near record levels, while other asset classes like bonds…

Doug English on NPR: Are Stocks Peaking Again?

On August 6, 2019, Posted by , In Doug English,Radio Interviews, With No Comments

2019 has been an exceptional year for the stock market, but what’s next? Doug English, CFP® discusses his thoughts on this past year and what might be next for the economy. Click the link below to listen to the replay. “We have been surprised and delighted with the scale of…

Longest Economic Expansion Ever

On July 9, 2019, Posted by , In Articles, With No Comments

Happy Birthday, United States of America! As we celebrate our nation’s birthday, U.S. leadership on the world stage remains in focus. We received good news on the global trade front from the recent G20 Summit in Japan. President Trump and China’s President Xi agreed to a trade truce, clearing the…

ACT Advisors Summer Newsletter 2019

On June 20, 2019, Posted by , In Newsletters, With No Comments

Our summer newsletter is here! In this issue: Wes Johnson answers your questions on Creating a Solid Financial Plan Clients in the News: South Carolina Federal Credit Union Awards $50,000 in Scholarships Client Spotlight: Clemson Paw Partners to the Rescue Click here to download the newsletter.

If a recession hits, what should you do?

On June 18, 2019, Posted by , In Doug English CFP®,Videos, With No Comments

Wes Johnson on NPR: Creating a Solid Financial Plan

On June 11, 2019, Posted by , In Radio Interviews,Wes Johnson CFP®, With No Comments

In today’s age of widespread and available information, Wes Johnson, CFP® says he continues to be amazed at the misconceptions and mistakes he uncovers regarding a financial plan. Click the link below to listen to the replay. “A full-fledged financial plan will take into account all aspects of your household…

ACT Advisors Spring Newsletter 2019

On April 18, 2019, Posted by , In Newsletters, With No Comments

Our spring newsletter is here! In this issue: Bull Market Reaches 10 Years  Developing Productive Citizens in the 21st Century Protect Yourself from Tax Season Fraud Click here to download the newsletter. Preview (opens in a new window)

Signals We See in Q1 2019 Results

On January 9, 2019, Posted by , In Articles, With No Comments

April brings showers, baseball, and historically, the best month of the year for the S&P 500 Index (for the last 20 years). On top of that, the S&P 500 had its best first quarter since 1998, and in March we celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the current bull market. Although…

Doug English on NPR: Will 2019 be a Better Year for Stocks?

On January 9, 2019, Posted by , In Doug English CFP®,Radio Interviews, With No Comments

Some of us may be wondering how our investments will perform after a disappointing 2018. Although there will continue to be plenty of uncertainty, Doug English, CFP is full of hope. Mike Switzer of NPR’s South Carolina Business Review interviews Doug to get his thoughts on the upcoming market trends….

Stocks Warm Up in January

On January 9, 2019, Posted by , In Articles, With No Comments

Most of the country might still be in the throes of the winter, but after extreme cold throughout many parts of the United States, thankfully the weather has warmed up. Stocks followed a similar path, warming up in January after a chilling December. Since the lows in December, the market…