(888) 234-7982

TAAG Talk

TAAG has been talking money every week since 2009! Check out our latest insights and explore the wealth of the TAAG thought library.

Defining “The Market”

All too often, we hear the term “the market” being used by the most concentrated of its definitions. It is commonplace to refer solely to the Dow Jones Industrial Average as “the market”. The truth is the Dow, while a decent indicator of what is occurring in U.S....

read more

Don’t Just Do Something, Sit There!

No, this isn’t a blog about a clever phrase to use when market volatility rears its ugly head (although it would be a good one, and you may see it again!). This is a quick post from all of us at The Asset Advisory Group to say Happy Memorial Day! Forget about planning...

read more

Our Age of Uncertainty

Over our lifespan, we baby boomers have lived through the Cuban Missile Crisis, JFK’s assassination, the Vietnam War, Richard Nixon’s resignation, the Iranian hostage crisis, the AIDs epidemic, and many other important and terrible historical events that are too...

read more

Data Smog

“When information changes from a stream to a river to Niagara Falls, how will we ever slow down to achieve knowledge?” – Gregg Easterbrook, Sonic Boom, Random House, 2009. The term “Data Smog” was coined in a book of the same name by author David Shenk in 1997. The...

read more

Will I Outlive My Assets?

A question I am frequently asked is “How much money do I need to retire?” Most calculators you can find on the internet provide an oversimplified answer and do not take into account each individual’s unique situation. For some people $2 million is more than they could...

read more

Rationalization

“It depends on what the meaning of the word ‘is’ is.” Bill Clinton, August 17, 1998 grand jury testimony. The SEC charged Goldman Sachs & Co. with fraud on April 16th. It gets a little complicated (as these stories usually do these days) but basically Goldman was...

read more

The Peril of Prognostication

(From Dan Solin’s blog, Huffington Post, April 6, 2010) Changing the way investors approach investing once seemed like a difficult task. This is no longer true. The meltdown of the securities industry, and the 2008 market crash, caused even the most die hard advocates...

read more

Disclaimer: The financial planning information discussed within this blog is meant to offer general thoughts and shouldn’t be taken as individual advice, but we’d love to meet with you and answer your specific questions!

The Asset Advisory Group

9200 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati, OH 45242

(513) 771-7222 | (888) 234-7982