ARBOR OUTLOOK: Syria, market downturns and the debt ceiling debate

Published: Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 04:44 PM.

Overall, this has been a solid year for U.S. equities. Giving back these gains due to unrest in the Middle East and Congressional logjams is frustrating.  Employing a defensive, downside strategy might be a good idea for investors heading into this fall season.  It is especially important for those folks who are either nearing or in retirement. 

Margaret R. McDowell, ChFC, AIF, a syndicated economic columnist, chartered financial consultant and accredited investment fiduciary, is the founder of Arbor Wealth Management, LLC, (850-608-6121~www.arborwealth.net), a “Fee-Only” Registered Investment Advisory Firm located near Sandestin. Arbor Wealth specializes in portfolio management for clients with $250,000 or more of investable assets.

 

 



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