In an engaging piece by David Booth, the founder and chair of Dimensional Fund Advisors, a critical question is raised – can artificial intelligence (AI) help pick stocks? With the advent of technology capable of processing vast amounts of data, many might be inclined to say yes. However, Booth offers

DOWNLOAD THE PDF Spring is here and symbolizes a fresh start and new life. We hope this theme continues throughout 2023 in the market as well. Though the markets are up in 2023, it hasn’t been without volatility or headlines. Between banks failing and countries moving away from the dollar,

DOWNLOAD THE PDF In the update below, you will find the following links that will direct you to the topics and resources we have assembled for your benefit.  I hope you find it informative and useful.  If you have an extra second, read Section III: Around the MWA Office for

Have you ever wondered if you are paying too much for your investments? If so, you’re not alone. We have clients come to us to be a second set of eyes on their portfolio and ask this quite often. The short of it is, maybe. You have to make sure

In an effort to save you time, I have linked to several additional articles of interest that you can come back to later if desired. If you have time, please read these articles as they are chalked full of good information, stories, and lessons. Below, I have included descriptions and

Download the PDF Overall the 2nd quarter was a good quarter for most investments (especially very large, fast-growing US multinationals that trade at high valuations).  Stocks & Bonds continued to rebound from the pullback that bottomed over the Christmas holidays; as interest rates fell, due to concerns for slowing global

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DOWNLOAD THE PDF Each quarter we put together a PowerPoint detailing how different markets performed over the last quarter. You will notice that Q2 of 2019 was a positive quarter all around the world. To see the PDF click on the picture below, or the link above.

If your neighborhood is anything  like mine, there are probably signs about a community yard/garage sale every weekend. With the wild flowers in full bloom, spring cleaning has begun and just about everyone is joining in. However, I pose this question, “why stop with your house?” Why not do some

Download the PDF We wanted to address a recent client question that we thought made a great point.  “If the S&P500 rises 7.71% this quarter and my account is up only 2% over the same quarter, am I losing out on return and is going to hurt my chances of

Staring Down a Bear Our Thoughts on the Markets Insight into MWA Rebalancing Methodology Understanding the Mechanics of a Client Question, “Am I losing out?” What’s Going on around the Mills Wealth Office