Market Data and the U.S. Open

As we start a new week, I want to highlight a few items of interest that are coming up.  I don’t plan on scheduling my week around any of them but all will have their respective impact on my daily routines. Thursday, June 13 – Retail sales data for May will be released from the Commerce Department and the U.S. Open Golf Championship will begin at Merion Golf Club outside of Philadelphia, PA. Friday, June 14 – The May producer-price index is scheduled to be released by the Labor Department and The University of Michigan releases its consumer confidence index for June. The markets continue to be volatile as investors attempt to speculate on what the Federal Reserve will do next.  It is concerning that the stock market goes up even when the jobs data is not sufficient to put the economy on more solid footing.  There is something fundamentally risky with market appreciation that seems driven more by monetary policy than business fundamentals. Because you never know what the market will do, it is best to stick with your Read on! →

Clearview Wealth Management Opens in Charlotte

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 11, 2013 CLEARVIEW WEALTH MANAGEMENT OPENS IN CHARLOTTE Charlotte, NC — Clearview Wealth Management is proud to announce its opening in the SouthPark area of Charlotte, North Carolina. Established in early 2013, Clearview Wealth Management was formed by three of Charlotte’s financial planning and investment management professionals – Eric Clark, CFP®, Cheryl Sherrard, CFP® and Treven Ayers, CFP®.  Combining their 60 years of collective experience, they formed a client-centered firm built on the principles they believe in: Commitment to a lifelong partnership with each client built on a cornerstone of trust. Clearview’s primary focus is on the needs of the client and their successive generations. Focused expertise and technical knowledge to provide well-researched and appropriate solutions for each client. A customized approach to financial planning and investment management that is unique to each client and evolves as the client’s priorities change over the course of their life. A fee only, fully transparent pricing model which allows for unbiased advice with no hidden agendas. No commissions, no confusion. A firm-wide commitment to give back to the community Read on! →