The Blog

Houston Is the Place to Be

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. The U.S. economy is clawing its way back to normalcy and there are … Continue reading

Worst Case Scenarios

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 … Continue reading

Our 3rd Quarter 2013 Newsletter

Q3 2013 Newsletter from Financial Synergies Asset Management, Inc

Four Ways You Can Increase Your Life Expectancy

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 … Continue reading

Is Now a Good Time to Start Investing?

“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 … Continue reading

Check out Highlights from our Fall Client Appreciation Event!

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 … Continue reading

The Financial Synergies Two Minute Tour

Come take a tour of our office, located on the 14th Floor of the Whitney Bank Building in Houston, TX.

House Kills Obamacare Funding

The House of Representatives on Friday passed legislation to derail the healthcare law known as “Obamacare.” Click here to view the full article.    

Syria and the Market

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.  … Continue reading

Why Staying the Course is The Best Route

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 … Continue reading