Category: Financial Tech

Jan-22 Weekly Market Commentary from Guide Rock Capital – FT014

The Markets Investors appeared to be as optimistic as a newly-engaged couple last week. Strong housing data, a positive labor report, temporary easing of debt ceiling pressures, and some stronger-than-expected earnings results helped the Standard & Poor’s 500 and the Dow Jones Industrials indices close at five-year highs. Listen Mobile:   Commerce Department data showed… Click for more / Podcast Player>

Jan-15 Weekly Market Commentary from Guide Rock Capital – FT013

The Markets Last week investors were turning to stocks. Was it the generally strong performance of stock market indices during 2012 or something else? Theories were abundant. Some speculated that the surge signaled: Renewed confidence in the American economy Relief that capital gains and dividend taxes remained constant for middle income Americans Faith in the… Click for more / Podcast Player>

Investing 101, Brightscope, Money Desktop – FT012

What’s the latest happenings for Guide Rock and GFCU? We have a learning series March 30th is our 3 class of 10 Investment focused – entry level Tackle one topic each session Focus on an environment where questions are encouraged You are welcome to come, just rsvp to so I know how many bagels… Click for more / Podcast Player>

Big Bonus and Kindle Fire – FT011

Listen to the Audio: So you got a year-end bonus… now what? End of the year boosts are nice on multiple fronts but the variable income, if not planned for, can slip right between your fingers if you are not careful! Listen Mobile: Here are a couple of great options for putting that money to… Click for more / Podcast Player>

Values and Money – FT010

Where we spend our money is a reflection of our interests, values and priorities. Does your bank statement reflect what you value? If a stranger were to look at your last monthly statement what would they assume you love to do? So how do I get my bank statement to reflect what I value? Listen… Click for more / Podcast Player>

Tips for a Wild Market! – FT009

Most of us are involved with the securities markets on some level, for most of us it is simply within a 401(k). So how can we reconcile the extreme swings in the market with our own personal savings goals? Listen Mobile: Ask yourself a few questions: · How long is my time horizon · How… Click for more / Podcast Player>