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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

Stocks and Fed Rate Cuts

On June 18, 2019, Posted by , In Weekly Market Commentary, With No Comments

A potential rate cut may give stocks a lift. Stocks have benefited recently from increasing hopes of a Federal Reserve (Fed) rate cut, pulling the S&P 500 Index back to within 2% of its record high set on April 30, as of June 14. On June 4 Fed Chair Jay…

Setting the Stage

On June 18, 2019, Posted by , In Weekly Economic Commentary, With No Comments

These next two weeks are pivotal for the global economy. The Federal Reserve’s (Fed) next policy meeting starts June 18 with a policy announcement due June 19. In the following week, global leaders will convene at the G-20 Summit in Japan, and we’ll likely get clues on the state of…

06-14-2019 Weekly Bottom Line

On June 18, 2019, Posted by , In Weekly Bottom Line, With No Comments

A potential trade war between U.S. and Mexico was averted, but global trade uncertainty remains. Despite markets pricing in rate cuts, domestic indicators suggest that the U.S. economy is on decent footing. Inflation remains stubbornly low, however. The Fed rate decision this week is clouded by conflicting signals, but we…

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 obviously forecast your investments, but it will take…

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…

Research Partner Video: Focus on What Really Matters in the Market

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

One of our research partners has created a video as a compliment to their edition of “Outlook 2019: Fundamental”. Want to know more? Check out the Outlook 2019: Fundamental by clicking here.

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….