Financial Living Blog

Ways You May Not Know a Financial Adviser Can Help

Aug 7, 2019 10:11:21 AM

Humans are curious by nature. Yet there’s much we fail to know about even the most common things in our lives that could really help us.

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Market Commentary: A More Challenging Environment, but Positive Signs Remain

Aug 1, 2019 10:38:57 AM

Advance Capital Management’s president and chief investment officer, Christopher Kostiz, provides his key economic and market insights from the most recent quarter.

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How Often Should You Check Your Investment Portfolio?

Jul 3, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Classic 20th-century mystery writer Patricia Wentworth said, “Too much information can be just as disconcerting as too little.” Today, with smartphones and tablets, you have an endless sea of information literally at our fingertips. As it pertains to your investments, instant access to all that information can do more harm than good.

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Third Year in a Row: Advance Capital Management Is a Top 300 Financial Adviser

Jun 27, 2019 9:24:09 AM

It is with great pleasure to announce that Advance Capital Management has earned a spot on the 2019 Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers list. This is our third year in a row on the list, which recognizes top independent RIA firms from across the U.S. 

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Q1 2019: Key Economic and Market Insights

May 1, 2019 9:51:05 AM

Advance Capital Management’s president and chief investment officer, Christopher Kostiz, provides his key economic and market insights from the most recent quarter.

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What Investors Don’t Know Can Cost Them

Mar 28, 2019 8:32:29 AM

Benjamin Franklin famously said: “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” Another way to put it would be to say, An indifference to ignorance charges the most interest.

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Lessons from the Bull Market’s 10-Year Anniversary

Mar 13, 2019 8:35:05 AM

Take yourself back to March 6, 2009. Do you remember what you did that day? It was a Friday. Perhaps you followed a typical 9-to-5 routine: dropping the kids off at school, work, dinner at home, in bed by nine. Or, maybe on that particular night you went out for drinks to take some of the edge off. You’ve been watching the news and checking your 401(k). Things aren’t looking good. Just in the previous month, 650,000 jobs were eliminated. The S&P 500 lost more than 50% since its market high in October 2007.

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Important Investing Terms for Retirement Investors

Mar 7, 2019 10:38:45 AM

In order to reach your financial goals, you don’t have to be an investing sesquipedalian. The term sesquipedalian can describe someone or something that excessively uses big words. A philosophy professor, for example. Or, much to our dismay, the financial news.

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How to Save for Short-, Medium- and Long-Term Financial Goals

Feb 27, 2019 9:23:20 AM

Not all financial goals are alike, so the way you save for each one should be different, too. Think about it. You don’t save for a vacation in an IRA and you don’t save for retirement in a low-interest savings account.

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2019 Outlook: Navigating Choppier Waters

Jan 23, 2019 12:36:51 PM

Advance Capital Management’s president and chief investment officer, Christopher Kostiz, provides his key economic and market insights from the most recent quarter and for the new year.

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