Weekly Stock Market Recap – July 13, 2013

By | July 13th, 2013 09:07 AM EST | posted in Weekend Edition, Weekly Market Recap

THE BEST AND WORST STOCK MARKET PERFORMANCES FOR THE WEEK ENDING JULY 13, 2013. Performance leaders this week: all 9 U.S. sectors closed the week higher. The utilities¬†sector posted the best performance of the week at 4.2%. The year-to-date U.S. … Continue reading

Index Strategy Advisors, Inc. CEO & CIO James McDonald serves on expert panel discussing best ETF portfolio management strategies at world’s largest ETF Conference

By | February 24th, 2013 12:02 AM EST | posted in CIO Letters, ISA Careers, Press Releases, Weekend Edition

On February 11, 2013, James McDonald, the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Index Strategy Advisors, Inc. served as an expert panelist as part of a conference session addressing tactical equity ETF strategies at the Index Universe 2013 … Continue reading

Lance Armstong and Manti Te’o – Lessons for Financial Advisors and the Financial Services Industry

By | January 20th, 2013 12:01 PM EST | posted in ISA Careers, Weekend Edition

WHAT LANCE ARMSTRONG AND MANTI TE’O CAN TEACH FINANCIAL ADVISORS The events that took place in the major sports landscape over the past week involving Lance Armstrong and Manti Te’o embody many of the same fundamental characteristics that contributed to … Continue reading

Weekend Edition: The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 – Avoiding the Fiscal Cliff (for now)

By | January 5th, 2013 12:01 PM EST | posted in Weekend Edition

“Stopping Short” of the Fiscal Cliff: The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 During the last hours of 2012 and the first few hours of 2013, Congress (specifically the Senate) and the White House (specifically the Vice President) worked to … Continue reading

Weekend Edition: IRS Announces 2013 Contribution Limits to 401k & Retirement Plans – Ask Your Advisor!

By | December 29th, 2012 07:12 PM EST | posted in ISA Careers, Weekend Edition

IRS ANNOUNCES COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENTS: WHAT ARE YOUR 2013 CONTRIBUTION LIMITS? As it does every year, the Internal Revenue Service announced 2013 cost-of-living adjustments to many of the amounts you and your employer can contribute toward your retirement accounts. These new … Continue reading

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