A Financial Advisor Can Prepare You for A Wintery Market

A Financial Advisor Can Prepare You for A Wintery Market Barnett Financial And Tax

When the winter season comes around, you’ll likely have to adjust your routines and prepare for the cold. If you’re in colder states, you may be looking to purchase a new winter coat or snow boots, or skiing equipment for your winter holidays. Or you may be restocking your snow salt for what are soon-to-be…

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What Volatility Truly Means

What Volatility Truly Means Barnett Financial & Tax

Nowadays, the word “volatility” seems thrown around more than ever. Usually, when it comes to financial talk, “volatility” is used to describe a downward trend. But that’s not what volatility really means! Volatility is technically referring to large up and down swings in the market over short periods of time. It doesn’t just mean a…

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Is Your IRA At Risk In This Market?

IRAs and Sequence of Returns Risk Barnett Financial And Tax

During bear markets, we must ask different questions about our money and our assets. It is no longer about which stocks will double over the next twelve months. Instead, it will likely be about how to preserve your portfolio value by investing in stable equities with a consistent yield or profitability to mitigate the risk…

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Inflation Presents Unique Risks – Know How You’ll Respond

Inflation Presents Unique Risks – Know How You’ll Respond Barnett Financial & Tax

If your weekly grocery bill is noticeably higher or you can’t believe how expensive gas is, you’re not alone. Inflation is at 40-year highs,[1] and a recent poll found that 52% of Americans said the most important issue facing the country is inflation.[2] It’s significant that so many Americans recognized inflation as a major threat…

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Why We Could See More Inflation and Market Volatility

Why We Could See More Inflation and Market Volatility Barnett Financial Group

As we saw during the COVID-19 pandemic, what happens somewhere halfway around the world can have a major impact on us. Now, the global economy faces new threats as a result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, including spiking energy prices, inflation, and a volatile market. Know how you could be affected and what strategies you…

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The Russia-Ukraine Conflict and Your Finances

The Russia-Ukraine Conflict and Your Finances Barnett Financial & Tax

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could have major economic consequences around the world, including here in America.  After a tumultuous two years during the pandemic, the global economy faces new threats as a result of this conflict – spiking energy prices and inflation, supply chain disruptions, and market volatility. Our team of financial professionals constructs financial…

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How Do You Handle a Volatile Market?

How Do You Handle a Volatile Market? Barnett Financial & Tax

Now that you’re nearing retirement, the term “market volatility” might stir up different feelings than it did 30 years ago. Older workers and retirees understand that they have less time to make up for losses in their investments and to ride out future market crashes than they did when they were younger. Leaving your financial…

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Could We See a Major Market Correction This Year?

Could We See a Major Market Correction This Year? Barnett Financial & Tax

While we saw record highs in the market in 2021, there’s no telling what could happen in 2022 or beyond. There are reasons we could see a market correction, and now is the time to ask yourself if you’re prepared for one. It can be hard to chart a course for retirement when you consider…

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Why We Could See a Market Correction

Why We Could See a Market Correction Barnett Financial and Tax

We’ve seen the stock market rise to record highs recently, but how long can this last? 54% of American investors see the stock market heading for a crash, according to a recent Allianz survey.[1] There are a few reasons why we could see a market correction soon, including the Delta variant and higher inflation. Are…

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3 Recent Events That Could Show the Future of Your Finances

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  Planning for retirement is never a “set it and forget it” activity. There are unexpected disasters, market drops, and changing laws that invariably cause retirees to reevaluate their plans of action. Recently, the Federal Reserve’s statements regarding interest rates and inflation, as well as the GameStop stock frenzy, may have you wondering how to…

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