Market Commentary from Ashley Vice, CFA, CFP®

Time to read: 8 minutes We’re starting the new decade amid a record economic expansion. While it hasn’t been a particularly strong expansion, it certainly has been durable. The widespread narrative this time last year was that without a trade deal with China, the economy and the market wouldn’t get traction. Clearly that was not true,…

The Financial Marathon

A Marathon for Everyone Recently, I went to cheer on a friend running in her first marathon. The excitement of watching thousands of people accomplish such an amazing goal was an experience like no other. I waited at the last bend before the finish line so I’d have a good vantage point for cheering my…

Finding the Funds to Pay for a College Education

Finding the funds to pay for your child’s college education is like filling a test tube. The length of the tube represents the cost of education at any one school–tuition, fees, books, room and board, transportation, and personal expenses. The first ingredient is what you’ll have to contribute from your own pocket: the expected family…