Returning To Neutral: Market Outlook

The second quarter of 2019 brought more gains for investors, with the S&P 500 Index hitting a new record high of 2,954 on June 20th in the process. While impressive, in order to get there, market participants had to endure yet another bout of volatility, including a swift correction in May. Developed international stocks also…

What Is Neutral Volatility?

The Pinnacle investment team has been working diligently for the past eight weeks to gradually move our managed portfolios to a neutral asset allocation. This leads to the question, what the heck is a “neutral” asset allocation and why should I care? Interestingly, a large percentage of the traditional investment world (by traditional, I mean…

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The Secret To Early Retirement

You decided right out of college that you wanted to achieve financial independence and retire early. With that plan in mind, you lived within or below your means, you tracked your spending and savings, and you invested a huge percentage of your income and let the magical powers of compounding interest do its thing. Now…

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Where Will You Retire?

In planning for retirement, most people rightly concentrate on whether or not there will be enough money to support themselves in a comfortable fashion throughout their remaining lives. But financial considerations are just one of the concerns that people face when looking at their retirement planning. Where to retire is often given a lower priority,…