Fed Surprises with Rate Cut

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) opted for an unscheduled, 50-basis-point rate cut on Tuesday, bringing the target range for the federal funds rate (the overnight lending rate) to 1.00-1.25%. The FOMC cited evolving risks to economic activity posed by the coronavirus, explains Raymond James Chief Economist Scott Brown. While economic fundamentals remain solid, the FOMC will continue to monitor … Read More

Coronavirus Concerns Startle Markets

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Chances are that you, like us, have been following the coronavirus updates and its potential impact on Americans. You may have seen that the equity markets have been skittish throughout the week, and the latest news about the first case in California that does not have a clear point of origination continued the trend, explained Raymond James Healthcare Policy Analyst … Read More

2020 Outlook

By: Faith Doyle, MBA, CFP® Financial Advisor Associate at Webb Investment Services, Inc. What a ride it has been!  This time last year we were dealing with many uncertainties; a full-on trade war with China, a government shutdown, interest rates on the rise due to Fed tightening, and worries of a broken credit market1. That was a lot to wash … Read More

The Power of Your Posse

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Laura had an article published in the January 2020 edition of Capital at Play. Check it out. See full edition in the link or read the article below. Enjoy. The Power of Your Posse: How & Why You Should Build Up Your Professional Girl Gang As a businesswoman, there are a range of resources within your reach, from professional development … Read More

What the Little Black Dress and Value Investing Have in Common

September 24, 2019 Written by: Laura Webb, CFP® Anyone that knows me knows that the color I wear most frequently is black. Yes, my closet is a sea of black with a smattering of other colors. Same with my shoes – mostly black with a variety of heel sizes and styles. There are so many reasons why black is my … Read More

A Plan for All Seasons Fall 2019

TIE UP LOSE ENDS WITH A BOW After a successful year, it’s great to relax a bit and enjoy the holiday season. But you also want to finish strong. It’s a good idea to work with your advisor to identify opportunities for tax-deferred growth, as well as tax-advantaged investment and charitable giving options, as the year comes to a close. … Read More

A Plan For All Seasons Summer 2019

CLEAR SKIES AND CLEARLY DEFINED GOALS The beaches are filling up and the days are getting longer, giving you space to take a breath, reflect on your progress and set new goals. You’ll also want to take stock of any recent life changes that may affect your estate plan, benefits and insurance and adjust as  needed   SUMMER 2019 MARKET … Read More