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The Bouchey Blog

It Pays to be a Contrarian

Martin Shields Bio

Written by: Martin Shields One of the basic tenets of good investing is to be fearful when everyone is greedy and greedy when everyone is fearful. As this recent article from the Wall Street Journal … Read More >

Pension Plans – A Possible Option for Small Business Owners

Martin Shields Headshot

Written by: Martin X. Shields When most people think of a pension plan they picture a large company or government entity that has thousands of employees and where the plan is designed to provide retirees … Read More >

Why take risk off the table ?


Written by: Steven Bouchey Why take risk off the table ? We rebalanced our clients’ portfolios a few weeks ago in order to take risk off the table and some asked why with the markets … Read More >

Bouchey Financial Group 2nd Quarter Market & Economic Review


Market Overview With GDP declining by 2.9% in the 1st quarter, negative investor sentiment soundly in place (as show in Exhibit 1) and weakness in consumer spending, it would have been reasonable to think that … Read More >

Record Breaking Dow Takes us into the 4th of July

Ryan Bouchey Bio

Written by Ryan Bouchey Today, for the first time ever, the Dow Jones Industrials broke the 17,000 mark on the eve of the Fourth of July weekend. The strong performance is driven by a quality … Read More >

Maximizing Your Social Security Benefit – One Strategy


Written by Stacy Akaka When couples are approaching retirement age and determining the best strategy for receiving their social security benefits, there is one strategy commonly known as ”file-and-suspend” that will allow one of them … Read More >

College Planning


Written by: Ryan Bouchey A common question we see clients face when we discuss financial planning is should they be spending money on their children’s education costs or saving for their own retirement. Although it … Read More >