How Elections Move Markets in 5 Charts
Capital Group | September 18, 2020
How much do elections impact the stock market and portfolio returns? Should elections even matter to long-term investors in the first place? These are the questions investors and financial professionals are facing as we approach November 3rd.
Choosing the Right Second-Home Market to Invest In
Mansion Global | May 26, 2017
Amid a sea of geopolitical changes, the global second-home market has remained strong, experts say, with the most in-demand locations being those that offer a lifestyle benefit, like sun and sand, with personal security.
Local Family Pledges $1 Million to Help Kids With Diabetes
Kosair Children's Hospital | August 18, 2016
A $1 million pledge to the Children’s Hospital Foundation is giving children with Type 1 diabetes the help they need to stay active on the playing field. The gift establishes the Christensen Family Diabetes Sports Medicine Program at Kosair Children’s Hospital. Tony Christensen, president of ACCESS Wealth Management, is making the pledge in honor of his son, Mason, who has Type 1 diabetes.
How to Retire Even if the Market Crashes
ABCNews.com | May 19, 2010
A cautious optimism is creeping back into the market, but there are still some predicting another dip or at least a prolonged recovery. What we do know for sure is that history suggests there will be another downturn; whether it’s six months or six years from now, no one can say. The big question is: Will you be prepared for it or will you once again suffer large losses in your possibly already diminished retirement savings?
Investment Risk: Understand and Minimize It
Forbes.com | September 16, 2009
It’s amazing how many new clients walk through my door with no idea how much risk is built into their portfolios. We’re talking wealthy, experienced, well-educated investors, sometimes even celebrities and pro athletes whose portfolios were developed by reputable professionals. But the truth is, too many investors don’t understand risk or how to manage it. It’s not a popular subject. What financial adviser wants to focus on how much you might lose when they’re trying to sell you on an investment? But the smart ones do.
What You Should Know About Risk
The Wall Street Journal | August 23, 2009
Are you still game to take a bull market by the horns or ride out a long slump? The volatile ups and downs of the market this past year have led many investors to rethink their appetite for risk. It’s a crucial element in an overall investment plan, but many people likely don’t know where they stand these days.
Competition to Advise Sports Pros Grows
Dow Jones Newswires | April 30, 2009
Financial advisers who specialize in pro players say the market is getting hotter, as athletes seek better—or at least new—advice in a struggling economy and as their somewhat recession-proof earnings are making them even more appealing as clients. “Competition is intense,” says Tony Christensen, president of ACCESS Wealth Management, whose clients include players in the NFL and NBA.
Show Me the Money Men
Forbes.com | October 6, 2008
Douglas Raetz had a problem. His client was a headline-grabbing basketball prodigy who had successfully jumped straight from high school to the NBA. The teenager had signed a monster $10 million contract; now he wanted to buy a relatively modest $500,000 new home for his mom. There was just one problem: His credit was shot.