Webb Investment Services Office and COVID-19 Update

We hope you and your family are safe and well.  We want to let you know about an update to our office hours.  One person will be physically working in the office each day Monday – Thursday from 8:30 am – 5 pm and Fridays 8:30 am – 1 pm to make sure our processes are working to support you.  … Read More

10 Common Scams and How to Avoid Them

10 Common Scams and How to Avoid Them Lifestyle and Technology January 07, 2020 Familiarize yourself with these common swindles, often targeting retirees. As we age, we may become more susceptible to fraudsters who make a living preying on retirees. This can be especially true for widows and widowers who are making decisions alone and may be particularly trusting of … Read More

Mixed Results in June; Tech Stocks Continue to Perform

 Mixed Results in June; Tech Stocks Continue to Outperform The equity market rose back into positive territory year-to-date in June but was tempered by emerging coronavirus cases as states slackened their isolation orders, ending with a near flat month after three months of sustained rebound from the March 23 low. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to drive fiscal and monetary policy, … Read More

State Bankruptcies Unlikely, Despite Recent Remarks

State bankruptcies unlikely, despite McConnell remarks April 24, 2020 On Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell stated that he favors letting states file for bankruptcy rather than providing bailouts. Our municipal bond team put together some points addressing these comments and how they pertain to our municipal bond portfolios. McConnell’s statement is pure political rhetoric, emphasizing that federal assistance would … Read More

Markets Reflect Variety of Pandemic Reports

As our leaders work together to find solutions during the COVID-19 pandemic, each day can bring a mix of emotions. Because volatility in the financial markets may be adding to that sense of uncertainty, we want to share with our valued clients the latest insights from the strategists at Raymond James. After its best 18-day rally since the 1930s, the … Read More

Tips to Protect Yourself From COVID-19 Scammers

Lifestyle and Technology April 15, 2020 Look out for these warning signs that often accompany coronavirus scams. During this time of uncertainty, fraudsters are taking advantage of global headlines in an attempt to get people to click malicious links, volunteer personal information, download malicious software or fall for other scams. Read on to learn about – and avoid – scams … Read More

Books to Read while in Quarantine

During this time of social distancing, we thought we would send you a few lists of books that may be of interest to you while you are staying home and staying safe. We also wanted to let you know that Malaprops is offering delivery if you buy 2 books or more in Buncombe County. They will also ship with a … Read More

Here to Help w/ New Wellness and Market Resources

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As the COVID-19 situation continues to develop, it’s difficult to even remember what day it is. One blends into the next. What does stay top of mind is the desire to stay connected, to let you know that we are wishing you and your family well. And that includes your emotional and mental health. We will keep sharing tips that … Read More

F.A.Q.s on Stimulus Checks, Unemployment, and the Coronavirus Bill

An article published in the New York Times has put together to address frequently asked questions concerning the $2 Trillion Stimulus Package that was Passed by Congress on Friday March 27th. On Friday March 27, 2020 Congress approved the $2 Trillion Stimulus Bill in response to COVID-19 to assist tens of millions of American households that are being affected by … Read More