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Financial Stability through Wise Money-handling

The financial needs or concerns of individuals may range from preserving personal wealth to securing a retirement income. Managing finances entails sufficient knowledge and guidance on the management of money. There is a need to ensure that one can maximize his or her money resources because economic or financial crises can also affect the economic standing of a business or an individual. Although safekeeping one’s savings in a bank is one way to ensure that the money earned from hard work will not go to waste, there is another way to manage income and wealth. […]

By |May 11th, 2012|Blog|Comments Off on Financial Stability through Wise Money-handling

AMS Newsletter – March 2012

 

In March 2012, we finally saw the market pull back a little after three straight positive months to start the year. Our broad stock market was down about ½% for the month. Small caps and internationals were down a little bit more between 1 ½ and 2%. The market did rebound the last week of […]

By |May 4th, 2012|Newsletter|Comments Off on AMS Newsletter – March 2012

AMS Newsletter – February 2012

The US stock market continued its climb adding just over three percent to the S&P for the month. International equities were pretty much flat for the month.

I’ve attached an article to the newsletter from the National Review titled – We’re Already Europe

By |April 5th, 2012|Newsletter|Comments Off on AMS Newsletter – February 2012

AMS Newsletter – January 2012

In this month the market continued to improve with the S&P500 up 4.5% this month and the S&P500 up 9% for the year. We remain fully invested on the equity side.

By |March 6th, 2012|Newsletter|Comments Off on AMS Newsletter – January 2012

AMS Investment Style

In this video we’ll be talking about our particular investment style. We employ various theories and strategies that help grow your assets in a good market and protect your assets during a down market. The bottom line is a careful balance between growth performance and protecting your principal. Our methods have proven successful […]

By |February 24th, 2012|Educational Videos|Comments Off on AMS Investment Style

Fee vs. Commission

This personal finance video explains working with a fee basis asset manager versus a commission basis firm. Ours is a fee based firm.

Based on the value of an account, the fee-based asset manager shares an interest in the performance of your assets for the duration of the relationship. If the value of your portfolio rises […]

By |February 23rd, 2012|Educational Videos|Comments Off on Fee vs. Commission

Working With AMS

What is it like to be a client of Asset Management Strategies? This video will explain what can you expect from our culture of service and support. As a client you’ll enjoy a dedicated representative to discuss your account in person, by phone, or by computer. In addition, our monthly newsletter discusses current financial and […]

By |February 16th, 2012|Educational Videos|Comments Off on Working With AMS

Fiduciary Standard vs. Suitablity Standard

There are various types of investment firms. Broker-dealers can do business as a fee-basis or as a commission basis. The regulations are different for your “Wall Street Firms” than for a registered investment advisory.

The broker-dealer is governed by a suitability standard, meaning they must sell products on the basis of whether or not they are […]

By |February 16th, 2012|Educational Videos|Comments Off on Fiduciary Standard vs. Suitablity Standard

Fixed Income Portfolio

This video details our approach to managing our fixed income portfolio. The buying power and selection capability of mutual fund groups specializing in bonds and fixed income investments make them a good choice for a portfolio that is intended to minimize risk. These mutual funds command enough capital to buy into the best bond offerings […]

By |February 16th, 2012|Educational Videos|Comments Off on Fixed Income Portfolio

How do I know if I’m dealing with the next Bernie Madoff?

Watch this video to learn how to protect yourself from being a victim of this type of fraud.

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By |February 16th, 2012|Educational Videos|Comments Off on How do I know if I’m dealing with the next Bernie Madoff?