The Simple Truth (Blog)

Welcome to a place that is free from the bias of Wall Street. A blog devoted to providing information that gives you the very best chance for success. Where we pull back the curtains to reveal what really matters. Where you can find answers, without getting a hidden agenda in return.

13th Annual Vista Investment Symposium

Vista’s annual Symposium is an opportunity for our investment and financial planning teams to review the latest research in our field. From discussing best practices for the asset allocation decision to determining the right amount of international stocks to own, we explored topics that will help us best serve our clients.

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Bonds – License to Chill

Last month, the Federal Open Market Committee raised the fed funds rate a quarter point to a range of 1.50% to 1.75%. It is the first hike this year and the sixth since 2015 when the Fed began reversing the accommodative measures implemented in the wake of 2008’s “Great Recession.” Even though bond prices decline as interest rates increase, there is a quantum of solace.

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