There Was a Bear!

Recently, our team at BCM has noticed an increasing sentiment that a bear market is nearing. We thought it would be useful to share some information compiled by Raymond James’s Andrew Adams. He...

Some Things To Remember When Buying A (First) Home

You are about to make the largest purchase of your life. Protect yourself! Here is a list of items to keep in mind before buying a house.

International Equities: Is it Time?

Russia invades Crimea. China builds island bases in the South China Sea. North Korea launches ICBMs and tests its first nuclear weapons. Grexit. Brexit. South Korean Presidential corruption and...

Bullish on the World!

Fidelity recently provided a great chart that we thought would be useful for investors. As can be seen below, we are now in one of the longest periods of domestic equity outperformance relative to...

How significant are dividends to your return streams?

For the last 15 years, 30.3% of U.S. equity, 54.4% of developed International equity and 26.9% of emerging market equity returns have been due to dividends. A caution...beware of industry...

Don't Fear the Fed

Equity markets, absent the extremes brought on by irrational emotion-based investing, spend most of the time going up.  So it often works out for the best, even with emotion driving...