Don’t Commit Financial Suicide

Jeff Holland - Stock Market - Don’t Commit Financial SuicideHaving an investment plan that you can stick with—through thick or thin—is very important. If you start to jump in and out, chasing recent performance, then your returns will suffer.

Volatility (price fluctuations), both up and down, are normal and inevitable. The challenge is to be able to live with the plan through good times and bad. Once you have a plan in place, stick with it. Continue reading

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ViaIV Investments Quarterly Market Review – Q4 2017

We’re pleased to present our Quarterly Market Review for the 4th quarter of 2017. Please see it in its entirety below. Click here to download a copy.

 

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What Makes a Good Investor?

Jeff Holland - What Makes a Good Investor?

It’s never too late to do the right thing. This holds true for becoming a good investor.

If you are considering investing for the first time during 2018, or perhaps you’re a seasoned investor looking to sharpen your skills, consider these points: Continue reading

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ViaIV Investments Quarterly Market Review – Q3 2017

We’re pleased to present our Quarterly Market Review for the 2nd quarter of 2017. Please see it in its entirety below. Click here to download a copy.

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Is the Market TOO High?

Is the Market TOO High? by Jeff Holland{1:45 minutes to read} The market is a giant processing machine that sets prices by aggregating information from investors around the globe. Future, unknown news is what ultimately moves the market; therefore, the only way the market can be viewed as “too high” is with hindsight. We as people make new highs every day in our lives (our age).

Headline markets like the S&P or Dow Jones may appear too high—but really aren’t when viewed in the context of a diversified global portfolio.  

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Speculating and Investing are Two Different Things: Beware of Cryptocurrencies

Speculating and Investing are Two Different Things: Beware of Cryptocurrencies by Jeff Holland

{3 minutes to read} It’s a strange phenomenon that people want to chase an investment after it has gone up—it can be hard to resist jumping on the bandwagon.

In general, the global stock markets have gone up nicely in the last few  years—however, cryptocurrencies have exploded in value. Relatively new cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin or Ethereum, have gone up in price in the last three to six months resulting in hype and interest from investors.

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ViaIV Investments Quarterly Market Review – 2Q 2017

We’re pleased to present our Quarterly Market Review for the 2nd quarter of 2017. Please see it in its entirety below. Click here to download a copy.

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Relax and Enjoy the Summer! There Will Always be Storms to Weather

The market, like almost everything in life, has cycles and seasons. But unlike weather Relax and Enjoy the Summer! There Will Always be Storms to Weather by Jeff Hollandpatterns, the market’s seasons are not predictable.

Snow laden terrain and short days can be depressing; but, as long as we know that spring is on the horizon, the winter’s challenges are more easily accepted. The same is true for the market—expecting the market’s cycles and seasons will help you to manage your counterproductive emotions, particularly anxiety.

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ViaIV , A Trusted Financial Partner

Via 4, A Trusted Financial Partner by Jeff HollandWhen you partner with ViaIV, you are not only gaining decades worth of experience from our advisors, you are also getting the security of our national brokerage custodians.

According to Wikipedia, a custodian is a specialized financial institution responsible for safeguarding a firm’s or individual’s financial assets and is not engaged in “traditional” commercial or consumer/retail banking, such as mortgage or personal lending, branch banking, personal accounts, or automated teller machines.

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ViaFour Investments Quarterly Market Review – 1Q 2017

We’re pleased to present our Quarterly Market Review for the 1st quarter of 2017. Please see it in its entirety below. Click here to download a copy.

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