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May 31, 2016

Find Your Passions

       By Bob Payne, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer (CIO) Although getting to retirement is obviously a significant milestone, it’s just as important to get through it. Many people […]
May 24, 2016

A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats

     By Ryan Payne, President There’s an old saying that “a rising tide lifts all boats,” but the flip side is those same boats all drop when the tide […]
April 28, 2016

The Revenge of the Nerds

       By Bob Payne, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer (CIO) I’ve decided to call this month’s market update, “The Revenge of the Nerds.” If you recall that 1980s movie, […]
April 12, 2016

Get In The Game

  By Michelle McKinnon, Financial Advisor A few months ago, many people in the financial industry were dreading the possibility of an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve (“Fed”). So what […]
March 30, 2016

The Disappearing Pension

     By Ryan Payne, President Let’s talk a little about an endangered species: the pension plan. Unless you’re part of the World War II generation, company-provided pensions are becoming […]
March 15, 2016

Riding the Stock Market Roller Coaster

       By Bob Payne, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer (CIO) Stock market fluctuations represent a major potential pitfall in retirement. As a result, sometimes investors go into “preservation […]
March 8, 2016

The Power of a Diversified Portfolio

     By Ryan Payne, President For anybody planning to retire in the near future, there are three chief challenges to keep in mind. First is inflation, because it’s all […]
March 1, 2016

Bonds 101

  By Michelle McKinnon, Financial Advisor There’s been a lot of chatter in the news lately about interest rates and bonds. So what does that mean and how does it impact us? […]
February 23, 2016

Don’t Put Too Much Stock In Talking Heads

       By Bob Payne, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer (CIO) We live in an unprecedented era of global connection. Thanks to the Internet, ever-advancing technology and the impact […]
February 10, 2016

Partying with PCM

     By Ryan Payne, President December 8 marked the happy renewal of an annual Payne Capital Management (PCM) tradition – the company holiday party. Every year since 2010, this […]
February 7, 2016

It’s Never Too Early To Save

  By Michelle McKinnon, Financial Advisor A couple months ago, a Wall Street Journal article caught my eye. It was titled “Companies to Workers: Start Saving More – Or We’ll Do […]
January 25, 2016

Supply & Demand: The Baby Boomer Generation

       By Bob Payne, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer (CIO) Many of our clients at Payne Capital Management are members of the Baby Boomer Generation (which I’m proud […]
January 22, 2016

Don’t Sit on a Portfolio Time Bomb

     By Ryan Payne, President Not long ago, I spoke with a client who asked me how much money he could withdraw from his savings each year. Having a […]
December 7, 2015

Scaling the Summit

     By Ryan Payne, President On the first Saturday in November, the Payne Capital Management (PCM) team ventured on a bonding excursion to the beautiful Hudson River Valley. President and Chief […]
December 7, 2015

Don’t Buy Stocks One Day Then Sell Them at Close the Next Day

    By Michelle McKinnon, Financial Advisor Michelle McKinnon, Financial Advisor at PCM and host of the company-produced podcast $mart Women, shared during a recent segment, “This show was created to help […]
December 7, 2015

The Mirror Doesn’t Lie

     By Bob Payne, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer (CIO) Recently, I spoke to a client who is approaching retirement age. We talked about how many people never really […]