Which Hat Are You Wearing?

Most of us have multiple roles – as business owners, professionals, workers, consumers, citizens, students, parents and investors. So our views of the world can differ according to whatever hat we’re ...

Unhealthy Attachments

Have you ever made yourself suffer through a bad movie because, having paid for the ticket, you felt you had to get your money’s worth? Some people treat investment the same way. Behavioral economists ...

Quarterly Market Review – Q3 2015

For an in-depth look at the world capital market performance and a timeline of events during the past quarter, here is our Quarterly Market Review: About Christopher M. Jones, CFP® Christopher M. Jones ...

Client Letter – Q3 2015

Welcome to your second online quarterly letter!  For emphasis, I am going to repeat the first paragraph from our previous quarterly letter, where we announced our new reporting and billing process:  ...

Thoughts on Market Correction

If you check out the news headlines regularly (not recommended!), it can be unsettling to hear about the worldwide stock market swings of the last three weeks. Stock market declines were in the news again ...

The Patience Principle

Global markets are providing investors a rough ride at the moment, as the focus turns to China’s economic outlook. But while falling markets can be worrisome, maintaining a longer term perspective ...

What Should You Do About Market Volatility? – Nothing!

As you are probably aware, we’ve had an “interesting” week in the markets.  Investors are understandably anxious given the recent volatility.  A few of the headlines you may have seen ...

Client Letter – Q2 2015

Welcome to your first online quarterly letter!  Sparrow Wealth Management is very excited to go paperless with our quarterly reporting and billing process.  We have appreciated your cooperation as we ...

The Seven Roles of an Advisor

What is a financial advisor for? One view is that advisors have unique insights into market direction that give their clients an advantage. But of the many roles a professional advisor should play, soothsayer ...

Cast in Iron

The media occasionally locks in on a particular ‘hot’ sector. In the late 1990s, it was technology. In the mid-2000s, it was mining. Writing headlines about fashionable sectors is one thing. ...