Ryan Hughes

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Rising Rates and Flattening Yield Curves

Rising Rates & A Flattening Yield Curve


Rising interest rates and a flattening yield curve are some things to be concerned about. While the current situation is not dire, inflation is rising and the yield curve is flattening. If these two indicators continue to deteriorate, it might precede a recession. A recession, as defined by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), is...

Importance of A Fiduciary Financial Advisor


Is there a difference between a financial advisor, a financial consultant, and a wealth manager? What about a financial planner, a registered representative, and an investment advisor representative? Do these titles really help the average investor distinguish between proficiency and job function? The answer is, unfortunately, no. These titles do nothing more than to...

Should I Rollover My 401k?


11/16/2017 - Perhaps. For most, it makes sense to roll your funds out of a 401k (this includes a 403b, 401a, or whatever type the deferred employer plan may be). Though, there are a few exceptions that one must consider before pulling the trigger. This includes fees, any concentrated stock positions, and other company...