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Are We Heading For a Recession?

There has been much doom and gloom predicted for the stock market looking ahead to 2019, at least in some corners of the investment world.  Much of the volatility in

Jan 18
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The Recession Prep Checklist – Our Latest Proprietary Tool

    We noted in September that we are always preparing for unexpected world events, economic surprises and personal challenges, which is why we invented–and use daily–the Retirement Shock Absorber®.

Nov 28
Are We Heading For a Recession?

There has been much doom and gloom predicted for the stock market looking ahead to 2019, at least in some corners of the investment world.  Much of the volatility in

Jan 18
Interest Rates Have Fallen

Intermediate and long-term interest rates have fallen significantly in the past few months. For those who have yet to lock in long-term mortgage financing on their home, the recent decline

Jan 16
Putting an Extremely Volatile Market in Perspective

On Monday, the S&P 500 Index came about as close as possible to the technical definition of a bear market without officially registering one (defined as a 20% or larger

Dec 31
Recession Prep Checklist Video

With market volatility returning in recent weeks, we believe that it makes sense to revisit The Retirement Prep Checklist.  Our latest video helps to articulate the thinking behind this proprietary

Dec 11
Ben Bernanke Speaks In Denver

Mark Brown and the Brown and Company team attended a luncheon with Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke in Denver on November 28th.  Dr. Bernanke is now an advisor to PIMCO,

Dec 10
Oil Prices Down Significantly in Recent Weeks

Crude oil has officially entered into a bear market, with West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude prices down over 20% from their highs in early October.  The selloff in oil was

Nov 23
Smart Year-End Charitable Giving

We are a nation of procrastinators, at least with respect to charitable giving.  Indeed, a very large percentage of charitable giving occurs According to the National Philanthropic Trust, 30% of

Nov 20
2019 Income Tax Rates

The IRS has announced its updates to income tax brackets for 2019, reflecting slightly higher limits to this year’s tax brackets to account for inflation.  The announcement is merely a

Nov 16
Midterm Elections Update

The midterm elections are now largely behind us, save for a few close races that have yet to be decided.  The outcome was what had been predicted by most experts:

Nov 08
Brown and Company Investment Team meets the MFS executives for a market update

The Brown and Company research team sat down with MFS on September 10th for an update on the financial markets and the MFS investment lineup most relevant to our clients.

Nov 05
International Trade: What’s Going on With NAFTA and China?

Most signals coming from the U.S. economy have been extraordinarily strong over the past year.  Unemployment has neared all-time record lows, GPD growth is tracking to be close to 3%

Oct 29
Non-Profit Spotlight: Rotary International

Recently, we have made a point to highlight the non-profits with whom we work most closely in our community.  We can think of no organization more important to us than

Oct 26
Brown and Company, Inc. is a proud supporter of the Center for Work Education and Employment

Brown and Company is a proud supporter of the Center for Work Education and Employment, also known by the initials CWEE. The organization has an important mission, delivering financial and

Oct 25
Brown and Company, Inc. Team Members attend the Annual DFA Conference in Santa Monica, CA

We are continually evaluating the investing landscape and seeking the best, and most cutting edge, investment solutions for our clients. To this end, we often conduct site visits to investment

Oct 25
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index

The Conference Board released its latest monthly update to its “Leading Economic Index” on October 18.  The Index is a composite of many different data points in the U.S. economy,

Oct 24
Brown and Company Inc. Presents Molly Bloom from the hit movie Molly’s Game
Oct 17
Social Security Update

Those receiving Social Security benefits experienced a bit of good news this past week, as the government announced a 2.8% bump in benefits for 2019.  This 2.8% increase reflects a

Oct 12