ARTICLES

Articles written by members of the OJM Group have been printed in a wide variety of publications – in trade journals for physicians, dentists, general business owners, construction businesses, yachting and marina businesses, and general financial periodicals as well. We encourage you to take a moment to view our article library by selecting the category (located in the right-hand side-bar) that best matches your interests.  If you have a publication and are interested in using one of our articles, please contact us.

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Losses in International Markets Contrast Positive Domestic Returns

By OJM Investment Management Team on June 13, 2018

Geopolitical news dominated headlines throughout May, from steel and aluminum tariffs on U.S. allies and continued trade tensions with China, to the summit with North Korea. The news flow was constant, though we view most of it as short-term noise when it comes to our investment process. U.S. stocks shrugged off the macro news as

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Fiduciary Versus Suitability Standards: How the Ongoing Debate Affects Your Wealth Decisions

By Jason M. O'Dell, MS, CWM and Adam Braunscheidel, CFP® on June 13, 2018

One of the most important financial decisions you will make in your lifetime is who you will rely on as a financial advisor. Part of your decision-making process in evaluating potential advisors should be to understand how financial professionals make money and their legal duty to you as a client. Unfortunately, many investors believe that

May 2018 Investment Commentary: Markets Find Reprieve from First Quarter Losses

By OJM Investment Management Team on May 10, 2018

April provided a reprieve for U.S. stocks after back-to-back monthly losses in February and March. Larger-cap U.S. stocks gained a modest 0.4 percent (Vanguard 500 Index), while smaller-cap U.S. stocks earned 1 percent—tipping them back into the black (up 0.8 percent) year to date (iShares Russell 2000 ETF). There was a fair bit of return

 

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