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Technicals Check-In

On December 3, 2019, Posted by , In Weekly Market Commentary, With No Comments

Market momentum, global participation, and technical support all provide reasons to think gains may not be over for 2019. While volatility is always possible, record highs need not be be feared, and seasonal tendencies may remain a tailwind. MORE ROOM TO RUN The S&P 500 Index is currently on pace…

Weekly Bottom Line

On December 3, 2019, Posted by , In Weekly Bottom Line, With No Comments

A quiet, holiday-shortened week featured data that painted a picture of an economy that has slowed, but not stalled. Revisions to Q2 GDP did little to change the picture of the economy. Durable goods orders were a bright spot, but the Fed’s manufacturing surveys continue to point to a lack…

Wes Johnson on NPR: “To Fear or Not to Fear” New Stock Market Highs

On November 26, 2019, Posted by , In Radio Interviews,Wes Johnson CFP®, With No Comments

The stock market’s recent all-time highs have some folks seeing a warning sign while others see a green light to invest in the markets. In this interview, Wes Johnson, CFP® discusses if new stock market highs should be feared or embraced. Click the link below to listen to the replay….

ACT Advisors Welcomes Senior Credit Union Executive Consultant James Gowan

On October 22, 2019, Posted by , In Announcements, With No Comments

   

Don’t be worried! Have a plan.

On October 15, 2019, Posted by , In Doug English CFP®,Videos, With No Comments

Is market uncertainty making you worried? Check out what Doug English, CFP® has to say about what you can do to ease your anxiety.

Fall 2019 Newsletter: Meet Wes’ new rescue dog, George!

On October 1, 2019, Posted by , In Newsletters, With No Comments

There’s nothing quite like the excitement and joy of bringing home a new puppy. ACT Advisor, Wes Johnson recently added a new member to his family – George the Coonhound – and we got the inside scoop on all the details.

Fall 2019 Newsletter: Creativity Abounds with ACT Clients

On October 1, 2019, Posted by , In Newsletters, With No Comments

Here at ACT Advisors, we are lucky to count among our clients some very talented artists and craftspeople. From the canvas, to the woodshop to the kiln, they create pieces of art that amaze the eyes and speak to the heart. We asked some of them to share a piece…

Fall 2019 Newsletter: Over 70.5 with an IRA? Make Sure You Take Care of This Before Year End

On October 1, 2019, Posted by , In Newsletters, With No Comments

Have You Taken Your Required Minimum Distribution? We know it isn’t even winter yet, but don’t wait until the last minute to take your RMD. If you are over 70.5 years old or are the owner of an inherited IRA, you are required to take a minimum distribution before December…

Fall 2019 Newsletter: Equities Lead the Expansion

On October 1, 2019, Posted by , In Newsletters, With No Comments

The overall U.S. economic picture has supported continued expansion. Modest inflationary pressures helped boost demand and support corporate profit margins in the first quarter, and the Fed’s earlier decision to pause rate hikes boosted sentiment and increased demand for equities. Market technicals provided support for stocks’ rebound earlier this year,…

In Case of Emergency: Essential Documents to Take with You

On September 3, 2019, Posted by , In Articles, With No Comments

Hurricanes, fires, storm surges and other emergencies may make it necessary for you to evacuate your home. First and foremost, the priority in an emergency should be the safety of you and your family. Tracking down important documents (like insurance policies) shouldn’t delay leaving quickly and safely. Ideally, you should…