Entries by Christine Everett

Don’t Interrupt Your Compounding

JOURNAL & TOPICS Journal & Topics Media Group | Serving Chicago’s Great Northwest Suburbs January 2020 THIS WAY TO WEALTH by Chris Everett Let’s take a look at the cost of interrupting the compounding in your investments. Borrowing from your 401k is a no-no!  So many believe that borrowing from their 401k is borrowing from […]

Stop Kowtowing To Your Banker

The Daily Herald Business Ledger BANKING AND FINANCE: published July 19, 2019 by Chris Everett Last week while listening to a client complain about the hoops his banker makes him jump through for an equipment loan, I asked him why he doesn’t do his own financing? “I don’t have $125,000 laying around,” he said. But […]

The “Not So Secure” SECURE Act

JOURNAL & TOPICS Journal & Topics Media Group | Serving Chicago’s Great Northwest Suburbs THIS WAY TO WEALTH: published May 2020 by CHRIS EVERETT The SECURE Act, enacted January 1, 2020 stands for Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement.  Sounds positive, right?  PRO: You used to be forced out of your pre-tax accounts like […]

Open Your Financial Kimono

Journal & Topics Journal & Topics Media Group | Serving Chicago’s Great Northwest SuburbsJune, 2020 THIS WAY TO WEALTH: By CHRIS EVERETT Why in the world do you need to open your financial kimono to a financial planner? Isn’t it obvious?  It’s like going to a doctor for the first time.  They want to see […]

Opinion: Stocks will revisit their coronavirus crash low, and here’s when to expect it

U.S. market history points to a final bottom in August “Is the great coronavirus bear market of 2020 now history? Many exuberant bulls would have you believe that it is, since the S&P 500 SPX, +1.44% is now more than 20% higher than its mid-March low. That satisfies the semi-official definition of a bull market. So in that […]