YOUR FINANCIAL JOURNEY
How You Envision It, We’ll Help You Plan For It.
Is it time to hire a financial advisor?
At Blom & Howell, we believe a successful financial life does not happen by chance, it happens by choice. For those reasons, we've developed and refined a process that helps our clients put the financial puzzle pieces together over the course of their lives. As advisors, we know people crave a relationship with a financial professional they can trust who will be in their corner when times are rough.
We take great joy in being our client's financial guide and advocate on that journey toward a lasting and secure retirement. In this way, we become more than planners, but partners in helping our clients navigate the financial challenges of life.
What the Fed's Latest Projections Mean for Long-Term Investors
At its September meeting, the Federal Open Markets Committee kept rates unchanged with a target range of 5.25% to 5.50%, in a decision that was widely anticipated by investors. Still, markets responded negatively with bond yields jumping to levels not seen since 2007...Read more >
How Stock Market Sectors Depend on the Business Cycle
For patient investors with time horizons of years and decades, the primary drivers of portfolio returns are not day-to-day market fluctuations but the business cycle and other longer-term trends...Read more >
Why Investing Early Is the Key to Achieving Financial Goals
For long-term investors, knowing the difference between what can and cannot be controlled is the key to both financial success and peace of mind. While all investors would like to believe they can predict or even control the direction of the market, experience teaches us that this is difficult to do.Read more >
Why Investors Need Perspective Amid a Market Pullback, Fears Over China, and More
Financial markets have pulled back in recent weeks due to factors such as rising interest rates and uncertainty in China. So far in August, the S&P 500 has declined 4.8% while the Nasdaq, which consists primarily of technology stocks, has fallen 7.4%.Read more >