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Monday, December 11, 2017

As the holiday season progresses, the markets continue to impress. Last week, many energy, financial, and industrial sector stocks helped drive performance.[1] Hitting record highs yet again, the S&P gained 0.35%, and the Dow jumped 0...

 

Monday, December 4, 2017

Markets went for a wild ride last week - especially on Friday. In fact, on December 1, the S&P 500 had its largest fluctuations since the day after the 2016 presidential election.[1] Nonetheless, two of the major domestic markets hit...

 

Monday, November 27, 2017

Last week was a relatively quiet time in the domestic markets. We did not receive a tremendous amount of economic data, and trading halted Thursday for the Thanksgiving holiday. Nonetheless, all 3 of the major domestic indexes...

 

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Domestic stock performance varied last week, with the S&P 500 and Dow losing ground for the 2nd straight week, while the NASDAQ posted gains.[1] By Friday, the S&P 500 had dropped 0.13%, the Dow gave back 0.27%, and the NASDAQ gained...

 

Monday, November 13, 2017

After posting gains every week since September, U.S. stocks declined by market's close on Friday. The S&P 500 and Dow ended their longest stretch of weekly increases since 2013, and the NASDAQ ended its own 6-week streak.[1] By...

 

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Monday, November 6, 2017

Once again, the markets ended the week in positive territory - and all 3 major domestic indexes hit new record highs. The S&P 500 added 0.26%, and the Dow was up 0.45%, with both indexes notching their 8th straight week of growth. The...

 

Monday, October 30, 2017

Another week, another round of positive market performance. The 3 major domestic indexes again ended the week with gains and new record highs. The S&P 500 rose 0.23% and marked a 7th-straight week of increases - its longest string of...

 

Monday, October 23, 2017

Last week, all 3 major U.S. markets hit record highs once again.[1] The Dow added 2.00% to notch both intraday and closing records, the S&P 500 rose 0.86%, and the NASDAQ gained 0.35%.[2] International stocks in the MSCI EAFE dipped...

 

Monday, October 16, 2017

Last Friday, all 3 major domestic indexes continued their streak of weekly gains and record highs. The S&P 500 added 0.15%, and the Dow was up 0.43%. Meanwhile, both indexes posted their 5th weekly gain in a row. In addition, the S&P...

 

Monday, June 12, 2017

Markets last week were mixed with leading tech stocks falling dramatically as some investors pulled profits.[1] The NASDAQ took the biggest hit, finishing 1.55% down on the week - its worst week of the year.[2] Meanwhile, the Dow rose...

 

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Divorce Planning When you work with Peabody Wealth Advisors you will always hear us talk about how important it is to have a plan. Making sure our clients have a plan has been the focus of our practice and a recurring theme of our Blog...

 

Friday, September 2, 2016

Estate Planning Our team works diligently to have our clients identify and rank their wants, wishes and goals to develop realistic plans. Often times we partner with our clients and their other trusted advisors like CPAs, insurance...

 

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Financial Planning The Sandwich Generation About a year ago I had the pleasure to meet Maryann Blatsos and Wendy Shane, Co-Founders of The Financial Caregiver. Over lunch, we spoke about the issues our clients and their families...

 

Friday, June 10, 2016

Financial Planning A major focus for Peabody Wealth Advisors this year has been helping clients understand the benefit of having goals and creating an organized financial plan to help them work towards realizing those goals. Much of...

 

Monday, May 16, 2016

Financial Planning The Peabody Wealth Advisors' Team Meets Sam Stovall Our message has been clear this year in that it is helpful to be organized and it can pay to have a plan. Mapping out a financial plan for retirement can be a major...

 

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Financial Planning One of the most common obstacles that I come across with Peabody Wealth Advisors’ prospective clients is the lack of organization in their existing financial plans. That’s if one even exists to begin with...

 

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Financial Planning Danvers, MA I had the chance to catch up with Peter Nikolaidis, an IT Security Expert with Paradigm Consulting based in Cambridge, MA. One of our main goals at Peabody Wealth Advisors is to educate our clients about...

 

Friday, April 22, 2016

Financial Planning Are you just “RoamingAround” without a plan? The other day Mike Murray, Managing Partner at Peabody Wealth Advisors, had a great opportunity to speak with RoamingAround’s VP of Commercial Sales,...

 

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Estate Planning A main goal of estate planning is to efficiently manage your assets while you are living, ensure you are taken care of should you become disabled, and to minimize taxes during the transfer of your assets upon your...

 

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Insurance Planning May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month and as we continue to focus on the importance of having a financial plan I wanted to remind you that this will often include making sure your family is adequately protected...