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It is probably no surprise that Houston’s economy is strong, but sometimes I take for granted how blessed I am to live in such a prosperous city.
Negativity has permeated our society of late. Predictions of disastrous consequences from the federal debt ceiling impasse abound. Some pundits worry that inflation arising from dramatic increases in the monetary supply will surely diminish our future lifestyles. European sovereign debt …
Q3 2013 Newsletter from Financial Synergies Asset Management, Inc
At a recent event, I was introduced to a book called Living to 100. The book explores many of the factors that contribute to longevity and is based on research performed by the New England Centenarian Study. As you probably …
“Is now a good time to start investing?” It’s a simple question, but it’s almost impossible to answer because it requires a market prediction. Most people agree that trying to predict the market is impossible, but it’s human nature to …
Financial Synergies teams up with J.P. Morgan in a speaker-event with Andres Garcia-Amaya, Global Market Strategist, J.P. Morgan Funds. The event was held at the Hofheinz House, in Houston, TX on September 4, 2013 at 6pm. See below for some …
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The House of Representatives on Friday passed legislation to derail the healthcare law known as “Obamacare.” Click here to view the full article.
The situation in Syria has gone from bad to worse over the last few weeks. The U.S. and allies are preparing for a possible military strike against President Assad’s regime in a country that has been torn apart by a brutal civil war. …
Remember 2008? Some of us kept our eye on the ball and maintained our long-term investment plans. Others panicked and went to cash, thinking that it would protect them from downside risk, and waited until the market “normalized” before they dove back …

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