By Pamela Peña, CFP®
I was standing in the middle of a sports bar with my coworkers when I saw him. He was sitting with a friend, relaxing and enjoying a beer. I just had to run over and greet him!
He quickly exclaimed: “I got a new job!” I jumped at the news and give him a big hug. But to understand the excitement, we have to back up a bit.
After enduring a number of big swings in the market, investors benefited from a steady uptrend in stocks last week. The S&P 500 gained 2.6%, and only a tiny loss on Friday stopped the index from rising every day. The gains came steadily as there were no moves of more than 1% last week. Read more
We are a Carson Partner. The reason for that is simple: trust.
Carson Partners, and founder Ron Carson, have a mission to be the most trusted in financial advice. It’s why the company was founded. It’s what the company lives out. It’s why the company is one of the fastest growing in the industry. Read more
The stock market wrapped up 2018 and began 2019 with a couple of big swings as investors reacted to a series of major announcements. On Wednesday evening, Apple warned iPhone sales in China were below expectations. The news sent stocks lower on Thursday, but those losses were erased when stocks soared after an extremely strong jobs report and indications of a more flexible Federal Reserve. Read more
January 4, 2019 – Joel Worsfold, a top 10 Wealth Brokerage Services advisor based in Des Moines, Iowa, today announced he and his team at Worsfold Wealth Management have joined Carson Wealth – an independent, Barron’s Hall-of-Fame nationally ranked advisory firm. Read more
The start of a new year always brings with it new personal goals – lose a few pounds, go on regular date nights with your significant other, get rid of a bad habit or create more good habits. Of course, many of our goals revolve around finances.
In fact, 37 percent of U.S. adults said their New Year’s Resolution was to save money or save more money in 2018, according to YouGov. One of the few ways to keep that promise to yourself is to pre-plan. Losing weight? Invest in that gym membership. More dates? Buy a gift certificate to your favorite restaurant. But how do you plan to save more this year? Read more
Hear Ron Carson with Charles Payne and Steve Forbes on Fox Business’ Varney & Co discussing the markets. Read more
Published by Grant Nieland, CFPⓇ
At some point in all of our working lives, we ask ourselves “Why am I doing this job?” or “Why did I choose this career?”
I have asked myself that question at every position I’ve held over the past 10 years and it was hard to find answers. That is, until this position.