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Welcome to the FHT Blog! Here you will find articles and information regarding various investment and financial planning related topics that we hope you will find useful.  If you have questions, suggestions or if you would like to discuss any of the topics in further detail, we would be happy to hear from you.  Enjoy!

 

Monday, May 20, 2019

The Week on Wall Street Stocks fell sharply at the start of last week over trade tensions, then recovered with help from strong earnings and indications that U.S.-China trade talks would continue. Even so, the major indices had a down...

 

Monday, May 13, 2019

The Week on Wall Street As we noted recently, Wall Street has a wandering eye. Last week, it focused on the new tariff threats in the ongoing U.S.-China trade dispute. Stocks fell across five trading sessions: the Dow Jones Industrial...

 

Monday, May 6, 2019

The Week on Wall Street Stocks were up and down last week, and the three major benchmarks ended up little changed after five trading days. The S&P 500 rose 0.20% for the week; the Nasdaq Composite, 0.22%. The Dow Jones Industrial...

 

Monday, April 29, 2019

The Week on Wall Street Stocks returned to record territory, with both the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite closing at historic highs. The S&P gained 1.20% for the week; the Nasdaq, 1.85%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lagged,...

 

Friday, March 16, 2018

The best time to invest in the market is right now. I would tell you the same thing next year and I would have told you the same thing last year. If you read between the lines, the message is very clear, you can’t predict the...

 

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

In order for our assets and other property that we have worked so hard to accumulate over the years to be distributed per our wishes, a little preparation and planning can go a long way. One way to ensure that your assets get passed on...

 

Monday, February 5, 2018

When it comes to planning for retirement and the best way to save, many people look to Individual Retirement Accounts or IRA’S as a primary investment vehicle due to their tax advantages. If you find yourself considering making...

 

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Stocks Up, More Data In Weekly Update – April 3, 2017 With the first quarter of 2017 now behind us, we have seen the three major indexes all gain more than 4.5% so far this year.[i] In fact, the NASDAQ just experienced its best...

 

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Retiring early. It has a nice ring to it doesn't it? Unfortunately it's not a simple task. In fact, nearly one third of all working adults report having no savings or pension according to a recent Fed study. For the folks that do have...

 

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Submitted by Freeman Heyne on December 11th, 2014 Who doesn’t like options? We love them when buying a car, and we expect them when ordering lunch off a fast-food menu. When buying life insurance, however, too many options can not only...

 

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Submitted by Freeman Heyne on December 11th, 2014 For many Americans, building true wealth might seem elusive, even illusory considering that many people, who very recently were sitting on six and seven figure 401k plans and home...

 

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Submitted by Freeman Heyne on December 11th, 2014 It’s tax season again, and a question we get from a number of clients after receiving their yearend statements is, “Are my investment advisory fees tax deductible?” And the answer is an...