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November 29, 2018

Time to CASH OUT of the Markets???

  By Ryan Payne, President The S&P 500 finally reached official correction status last week, off 10.2% from its record high on Sept. 20. After last week’s Thanksgiving plunge, many […]
October 30, 2018

4 Reasons I am a Raging Bull Right Now

  By Ryan Payne, President “The world looks just the same, and history ain’t changed … Don’t Get Fooled Again,” bellowed rock singer Robert Daltrey of the The Who on […]
October 22, 2018

If Economies Were Basketball, Jordan would be China & The U.S. would be Kobe

  By Ryan Payne, President I recently found a 2014 article on Sports Illustrated’s website, where retired pro basketball guard Reggie Miller stated, “Michael Jordan on his worst day is […]
October 11, 2018

A Market Correction is a Terrible Thing to Waste

  By Ryan Payne, President In a nut shell this is a normal correction in a big booming bull market. Statistically, on average the market has around three 5% corrections in […]
October 9, 2018

Interest Rates: The Revenge!

    By Ryan Payne, President One of the most disappointing movies of my youth had to be Jaws: The Revenge. As a kid I loved the movie Jaws (and still […]
July 9, 2018

Savings Makes Cents

    By Courtney Dominguez, Certified Financial Planner™ As a financial advisor, I strategize every day on how my clients can meet their financial goals. One undeniable aspect to making this […]
May 11, 2017

Should You Open the (Brokerage) Window?

    By Michelle McKinnon, Certified Financial Planner™ I noticed an interesting article recently on The Wall Street Journal website titled, “Why More 401(k) Plans Offer ‘Brokerage Windows.” What’s a brokerage […]
April 2, 2017

It’s All About Emerging Markets

  By Ryan Payne, President I found an article recently on MarketWatch.com called “Opinion: Incredibly Cheap Emerging- Markets Stocks Still Aren’t Worth Buying.” This is even though emerging-markets stocks are […]
April 1, 2017

No Time for Non-Transparency

       By Bob Payne, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer (CIO) I recently spoke with a prospective client who sought some guidance. She had just met with a financial […]
March 19, 2017

Addressing Inherent Conflict of Interest

       By Bob Payne, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer (CIO) I saw an investment portfolio recently that was unintentionally comical, and clearly illustrated the conflict of interest inherent […]
December 20, 2016

Making Your Dreams Come True

       By Bob Payne, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer (CIO) I created an investment strategy in the early 1980s called the A-to-B Wealth Management Process. The reason is […]
November 4, 2016

Focusing on the “Fed”

  By Michelle McKinnon, Financial Advisor There has been so much talk in the news lately about the Federal Reserve, or “Fed” as it’s commonly called. The Fed was created by […]
October 21, 2016

Brokerage Firms are still Behaving Very Badly

     By Ryan Payne, President   I came across a very interesting article last week while reading the investment news section. Apparently the state of Massachusetts is charging wire […]
October 7, 2016

Perceiving the Possible Evils of Bond Funds

       By Bob Payne, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer (CIO) As a young financial advisor working for Merrill Lynch in Philadelphia during the late 1970s, I remember selling […]
September 15, 2016

Perplexed by Presidential Politics?

  By Michelle McKinnon, Financial Advisor These days everybody is talking about the upcoming Presidential Election in November. Every time you turn on the news, it’s all about Hillary Clinton, Donald […]
September 14, 2016

PCM Cracks the 2016 Inc. 5000 List!

       By Ryan Payne, President   Payne Capital Management (PCM) is proud to announce its first-ever ranking on the Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies (www.inc.com/inc5000). Founded […]
August 9, 2016

How to Perceive Market Predictions

  By Michelle McKinnon, Financial Advisor I’d like to discuss the kind of news stories we see every day, where big investment firms make predictions about the markets. In this article I’m […]
July 27, 2016

Would Your Portfolio Withstand the ‘Stress Test?’

       By Ryan Payne, President   Regrets are something you’re bound to come across when talking with market investors. It seems almost everybody has a story about a move […]
July 5, 2016

Striking Oil or Slipping on an Oil Slick?

  By Michelle McKinnon, Financial Advisor Today, I’d like to talk about oil prices. I’m sure a lot of investors out there can think back to January and February when the price […]
June 14, 2016

Proud PCM Presence at Female-Focused Financial Summit

       By Ryan Payne, President Last month, prominent financial publication Barron’s launched its premiere “Top Independent Women Advisors Summit” in New Orleans (www.barrons-indywomen.com) and the Payne Capital Management […]