May 18 2023

Beer Markets: More Like Dull Markets

Episode 5 of "Beer Markets" is now available! In this episode of Beer Markets, Bobby Moyer is joined by ACG Wealth Management President & CEO Sandy Wiggins to discuss the latest financial and economic news headlines, including the current "dull m...

April 20 2023

Beer Markets: Housing Market, The Fed, & Earnings Expectations

Episode 4 of "Beer Markets" is now available! In this episode of Beer Markets Bobby Moyer is joined by ACG Wealth Management President & CEO Sandy Wiggins to discuss the latest financial and economic news headlines including the housing market, t...

March 16 2023

Beer Markets: Banking Concerns, Jobs Report, & More

Episode 3 of "Beer Markets" is now available! In this episode of "Beer Markets" Bobby Moyer is joined by ACG Wealth Management President & CEO Sandy Wiggins to discuss the latest news headlines including Silvergate, Silicon Valley Bank, and the j...

February 16 2023

Beer Markets Podcast: ChatGPT, CPI, & More

At ACG, we are always looking for new ways to engage and educate the community on the world of finance. As a result of this continuous effort, we have decided to start our own podcast titled "Beer Markets." In this podcast, ACG Wealth Management CIO ...

January 13 2023

Introducing ACG's New Podcast: Beer Markets

At ACG, we are always looking for new ways to engage and educate the community on the world of finance. As a result of this continuous effort, we are excited to announce the start of our podcast titled "Beer Markets."

December 11 2019

The Pros and Cons of the Elapsed Time Method

Qualified retirement plans have a number of weird rules.  One of them is that sometimes one year doesn’t equal a year.  For instance, under the traditional hours of service crediting method, an employee can earn a year of vesting service in as little...

November 20 2019

The Stock Market’s at an All-Time High - Is Now the Time to Invest?

Buying low and selling high is easier said than done. Fear, greed, an inflated sense of forecasting and other biases constantly muddle the decisions of experts and novices alike. And yet, there’s a frequent scenario in which many investors adhere to ...

January 16 2019

A History of Bear Markets

The S&P 500 flirted with bear market territory in December, with stocks trading downward on fears of rising interest rates, slowing economies and trade concerns. On Christmas Eve the index closed at 2,351.10, down 19.78 percent from its September...

November 21 2018

A Few Nuggets of Wisdom on Pot Stocks

Last year around Thanksgiving I wrote about the craze around Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in general. The blog’s main point was that, after seeing record numbers of new accounts opening up for the purchase of Bitcoin, investors shouldn’t rush in with...

August 29 2018

Longest Bull Market:  How Long Can It Go?

We are currently in the longest running bull market recorded since World War II. On Tuesday, Aug.21, the current bull market, which started on March 9, 2009, tied the previous record and a few days later broke the record after hitting all-time highs ...