Entries by Ryan Hughes

6 Different Ways to Budget That Work


piggy bank calculator and budgeting
As a cash-flow based financial advisor, I have created hundreds of unique financial plans. Some plans focus on building passive income, while others focus on retirement strategies. Each plan is truly as unique as the individual they are built around. However, the single most common thread among all plans is that they ALL focus...

Economic Slowdown?


Economic Slowdown Heightens Risk
The S&P 500 is 4.5% from its all-time high. After a very scary December, where the market fell by -9%, global equities have posted an impressive comeback. The V-shaped reversal has silenced slow growth concerns and recession fears. All of this in only a few short months. This has been accompanied by a major Fed...

Are We In A Recession?


Bull Oak Recession Cover Blog
December has been a particularly ugly month for stocks. The S&P 500 is down -11.7% for the month, -9.6% for the year, and -17.5% from its peak on September 20, 2018. This has certainly been a not-so-gentile reminder that stocks are volatile. S&P 500 YTD PR So what caused this selloff? Are we in a...