New Year… Opportunities

By Barry Spencer | January 12, 2021 |

New Opportunities The New Year can bring new opportunities… if you’re looking for them. Do you ever wonder why some people find deals while others don’t? There is always that guy or gal who comes out of the Christmas season bragging about some deal they got. This isn’t really helpful, and certainly doesn’t build camaraderie. But…

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Grand Opening

By Barry Spencer | December 15, 2020 |

Grand Opening Now that the first people are getting the vaccine, it feels like we are on the verge of a Grand Opening of our economy. It is especially exciting to see the front line workers get vaccinated, as they have risked their lives every day to save others. The stock market has been anticipating…

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Seasonal Deals

By Barry Spencer | December 8, 2020 |

Deal Shopping As I strolled the streets of The Avalon this weekend with my daughter, I was surprised by the few Sale signs I saw in the storefront windows. I love getting a deal as long as it is the right kind. Have you ever found a “great” sale to only later realize that indeed…

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Tis the Season

By Barry Spencer | December 1, 2020 |

It Has Finally Arrived The recurring stories in the media are mostly negative about the economy, virus, election, politics, north vs. south, republican vs. democrat, and everything in between. Where the truth lies on each of these issues will be worked out in real everyday life over time, and not in the media where you…

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Thanksgiving Anew

By Barry Spencer | November 24, 2020 |

This Week & Always The Thanksgiving holiday kicked off this last weekend with my wife’s parents coming to town. We started with a three-generation golf outing, where my son figured out how to hit a 240-yard drive down the center of the fairway using his baseball stance, motion, and swing. It was a site to…

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Long-term vs. Short-term

By Barry Spencer | November 17, 2020 |

“I Want It Now!” The Christmas lights at the entrance of my neighborhood ushered in the Christmas season the day after Halloween. This also means that the season of delayed gratification has officially begun for my kids. Normally, when my kids ask for an essential clothing item such as new shoes, we jump on Amazon…

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Quality Time

By Barry Spencer | November 10, 2020 |

What did you do this weekend? After a date night with my wife on Friday night, the good times kept rolling on Saturday morning with a day-date with my daughter, Avery Kate. Our phones were put away, and we had hours before it was time to head off to my son’s baseball tournament. We leisurely…

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My Vote

By Barry Spencer | November 3, 2020 |

There were so many predictions in November 2016 about what would happen to the markets if there was a Trump win. There were national papers warning of a global recession. There were economists telling investors to expect a massive stock market crash. There were TV market gurus predicting a market crash of epic proportions. The…

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What Are You Paying For?

By Barry Spencer | October 27, 2020 |

“How much did it cost?” is a question I often get asked. The better question is, “Did you get what you paid for?” The first question doesn’t distinguish quality. The second considers value. If you are sick or injured, and need surgery or healthcare to get better, cost weighs into the decision less than it…

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Almost Over

By Barry Spencer | October 20, 2020 |

Elections & Markets Do the election results really matter? The media and even the presidential candidates would like you to believe that the election results really matter for your money. Even the financial experts and media give conflicting views. Howard Marks, a billionaire hedge fund manager, stated that the stock market will “breathe a sigh…

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Your Opportunity to Benefit

A simple way you can benefit is to request a complimentary and confidential 57-Minute Lifestyle and Retirement Freedom Conversation with Barry Spencer where he will identify with you your biggest opportunities and dangers at this current time. To request your complimentary conversation email or call (678) 278-9632.