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November Financial Markets: Best Two Week Gain Since February!

November is a strange month. It starts off with earlier sunsets and gloomy days but builds up to Thanksgiving, the holiday season kick-off. Many people I talk to tell me they have mixed feelings about November. But, I think November can be the best month of the year, money-wise. It’s a great time to look back…

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Achoo! Spring 2018 Market Update, by Financial Educator Clint Gharib

Living in the south, we have a love-hate relationship with spring. Sure I love the warming temps and first blooms of my Camellia bush and dogwoods, but the pollen literally blankets everything causing allergic reactions to man and beast alike. My black car looks yellow, 5 minutes after I spray it off! Spring has brought the…

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8 Social Security Changes You Need to Know About in 2018

Each year the Social Security Administration (SSA) publishes an annual fact sheet detailing changes to the Social Security program. The following changes will impact many working and retired Americans in 2018. 1) Full retirement age goes up – Americans who will turn 62 in 2018 (born in 1956) will need to wait until age 66…

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Can the Party Continue

Well it’s a new year and we have a new look to our logo and name. 2017 was one heck of an unusual and powerful year for the stock markets Unusual: It was the first year EVER that the S&P500 gained every month; also first year the NASDAQ 100 gained every month of the year. Volatility was flat…

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Arch Rivals Unite – A Hasbro Mattel Marriage

As a comic book collector, moviegoer and all around Super-Heroes fan, I’ve been watching this Hasbro Mattel merger like a kid awaiting presents on Christmas. Super excited but I don’t want to get my expectations up, and a bit worried about how it will all play out. Full disclosure we invest in Hasbro. I’ve long…

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Voyage ATL article featuring Clint Gharib of Integrous Investing

[VoyageATL] Voyage Interview Meet Clint Gharib of Integrous Investing in Sandy Springs, Georgia Please Note:  When you link to any of the websites provided here, you are leaving this website.  We make no representation as to the completeness or accuracy of information provided at these websites.  Opinions expressed are that of the author and are not…

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An Integrous Investment Tradition of Sugar Cream Pies

Sharing sweet family memories with clients. One pie at a time. When people stop by the Integrous Investing Atlanta office during November, they usually ask “what’s up with all the pies?” It’s actually a Gharib family tradition that we’ve passed onto our clients. But not just any pie will do…here’s our story. A Family Tradition…

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History & the Fed Are Giving You an Investment Roadmap

I read an article recently that’s a prime example of what clients ask about and what I’m seeing in trading activity. How to invest for the age of Trump from the Los Angeles Times presented special considerations for financial advisors (such as myself) and it stated that bonds are the biggest worry. But it’s focus was…

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Women & Wealth – Closing the Gender Retirement Gap

When I was a little girl I wanted to have a job where I carried a briefcase. I remember my mom saying “then you better go to college and get a good job”.  Never did she tell me that I had to ‘find a husband’ to provide this.  No, she supported my dream of making…

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