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no such thing as a guaranteed return more than a 1.5% CD

Written on August 11th, 2016 by Jamesno shouts

Here we go again.  More headlines of investors being defrauded with “no risk / high return” promises.  The only guaranteed no risk investments are US Treasuries or Bank Insured CD’s.  They pay between 1% and 1.5%.  If someone mentions returns in excess of this with no risk, please run away quickly.

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Felt like you haven’t made a lot of progress in the market over the past year?

Written on August 11th, 2016 by Jamesno shouts

I think this graphic of the S&P 500 sums it up pretty well.  A big volatile range since late 2014, and we just crested June 2015 highs this past month.

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