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Whether its news from the investment services world, special recognition of one of our own Horizon Wealth Management advisors, or a celebration of a client's retirement, you can read about it here.  So keep checking in.  We're glad to have you reading along to keep current with news from Our Team.

 

Friday, June 28, 2019

Horizon Wealth Management will be Closed on Thursday, July 4th in observance of Independence day. We will resume normal business hours on Friday, July 5th. Have a happy and safe holiday!

 

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Andy Atchison did a wonderful job as presenter at our Surviving Market Swings, prospective client workshop, held today at the Purdue Research Foundation. Our attendees feedback indicates they enjoyed the concise presentation of...

 

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Horizon Wealth Management will be Closed on Monday, May 27th, in observance of Memorial Day! We will resume normal hours on Tuesday, May 28, 2019.

 

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Horizon Wealth Management would like give a warm welcome to our summer intern, Sammi Teegarden. It's a pleasure to have you on our team this summer!

 

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Horizon Wealth Management and the financial markets will be closed on Friday, April 19, 2019 in observance of Good Friday. Our offices will resume our normal business hours on Monday, April 22, 2019. Wishing everyone a blessed and...

 

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Friday, April 5, 2019

Tips on Understanding Your Credit Report and Fixing Any Errors You May Find Following are six of the key items that appear on a credit report, with tips on how to fix any errors you may find: 1. Personal Information Is your name,...

 

Friday, February 15, 2019

Horizon Wealth Management and the financial markets will be closed on Monday, February 18, 2019 in observance of President's Day. Our offices will be closed on Monday, February 18. We will resume our normal business hours on Tuesday,...

 

Thursday, February 14, 2019

The Social Security Administration has stopped mailing out most yearly statements, but you can estimate your retirement benefit online. The Social Security Administration (SSA) has had, since 2014, an online option https://www.ssa...

 

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

 

Friday, February 1, 2019

You and Your Investment Representative: A Relationship of Trust Perhaps your doctor, lawyer, and accountant are trusted advisors. Through years of working with them, they have come to know your family and your particular needs. How...

 

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

IT'S NEVER TOO EARLY TO INVEST IN AN IRA BUT AFTER TAX DAY IT'S TOO LATE FOR 2018 April 15, 2019 isn't just the day to file a tax return, it's also your final opportunity to open or contribute to an individual retirement account (IRA)...

 

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Horizon Wealth Management & the Financial Markets will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019, in observance of Martin Luther King Day. We will resume our normal business hours on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.

 

Friday, December 21, 2018

With our sincere appreciation to our clients, we say Happy Holidays & prosperous New Year wishes!

 

Monday, November 19, 2018

We want to take a moment to say how thankful we are for our clients. We value your business and wish you and your families a Happy Thanksgiving!

 

Friday, August 31, 2018

Horizon Wealth Management & the financial markets will be closed on Monday, September 3, 2018, in observance of Labor Day. We will resume our normal business hours on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. Happy Labor Day!!

 

Friday, August 10, 2018

Time may be the greatest asset for the young investor. While some people may frantically try to catch up on retirement saving after age 50, you have the chance to harness the power of compounding by starting decades earlier. When you...

 

Monday, August 6, 2018

Have you made a federal student loan payment in the last three months? About 11% of federal student loan borrowers have not and are therefore in default. That default rate only represents the borrowers entering repayment.¹ More...

 

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Your twenties are the perfect time to save and invest. Do it now, and you will have a great ally-time-on your side. Think about doing the following things if you're not doing them already. Put money into a retirement plan. Save and...

 

Friday, June 29, 2018

The financial markets and Horizon Wealth Management will be Closed on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 in observance of Independence Day. Our office will resume normal business hours on Thursday, July 5, 2018. Wishing a Safe and Happy 4th of...

 

Friday, April 27, 2018

Wishing all of our friends and clients a Happy and Safe Derby week ahead!!

 

Monday, March 26, 2018

On this day of hope and reflection, Good Friday, March 30, 2018, we are grateful for the many blessings we share with all of you. Please be advised that Horizon Wealth Management and the markets will be Closed on Friday, March 30th, in...

 

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

The following article and link is very beneficial to our clients: Family Budget Calculator https://www.epi.org/resources/budget/ From your Horizon Wealth Management Team

 

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Dear Valued Investor: After more than 18 months of nearly uninterrupted advances, the U.S. equity markets started declining last week, with a large sell-off on February 5, 2018. Although it is always difficult to endure these declines...

 

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Wishing all of our clients and friends a Happy Holiday Season from your Horizon Wealth Management Team!

 

Monday, November 20, 2017

Wishing all of our clients and friends a very Happy Thanksgiving from your Horizon Wealth Management Team!

 

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Two members of our Horizon Wealth Management Team share a birthday today! Happy Birthday to Sandy and Andy!

 

Friday, September 1, 2017

In observance of Labor Day, Horizon Wealth Management will be closed on Monday, September 4th. Happy Labor Day from your Horizon Team!

 

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

This is a non-profit organization with the mission of providing a free world class education for anyone, anywhere. Visit: http://www.khanacademy.org These free learning tools are great for investors, as well as, your children.

 

Thursday, June 29, 2017

In observance of Independence Day, Horizon Wealth Management, will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th. Wishing everyone a Happy 4th of July from your Horizon Team!

 

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

In observance of Good Friday, the Market and the Horizon Wealth Management Offices will be Closed Friday, April 14, 2017. We will reopen on Monday, April 17, 2017. Happy Easter from your Horizon Wealth Management Team!

 

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

 

Monday, December 19, 2016

­Weekly Market Commentary December 19, 2016 The Markets The Federal Reserve put a hitch in the markets’ giddy-up last week. It wasn’t the Fed’s second interest rate hike in a decade that caused markets to stumble....

 

Monday, December 12, 2016

Weekly Market Commentary December 12, 2016 The Markets Dad: “Fra-gee-lay” …it must be Italian! Mom: I think that says “fragile,” honey. Dad: Oh, yeah. This holiday season, investors’ enthusiasm for...

 

Monday, December 5, 2016

Weekly Market Commentary December 5, 2016 The Markets Flirting with higher interest rates. Last week, yields on 10-year Treasury bonds rose to a 17-month high of 2.44 percent, reported The Wall Street Journal, before retreating to...

 

Monday, November 28, 2016

Weekly Market Commentary November 28, 2016 The Markets It’s a myth! According to WebMD, the amino acid L-Tryptophan is not responsible for Americans’ post-Thanksgiving food coma. The real culprit is overeating. So, last...

 

Monday, November 21, 2016

Thanksgiving: A Time for Gratitude Some folks love the shopping, cooking, and camaraderie of holidays; others dislike the long lines, financial stress, and seasonal music. No matter which tribe you belong to, focusing on the...

 

Monday, November 14, 2016

Weekly Market Commentary November 14, 2016 The Markets Surprise! Markets were remarkably sanguine following the election of Donald Trump to the presidency of the United States. There was a moment of panic. As election results rolled in...

 

Monday, November 7, 2016

Weekly Market Commentary November 7, 2016 The Markets Markets hate uncertainty – and that may create opportunities. Last week, investors experienced another bout of election jitters, and the Standard & Poor’s 500 (S&P 500)...

 

Monday, October 31, 2016

Weekly Market Commentary October 31, 2016 The Markets It’s almost over… During July 2016, Pew Research reported almost 60 percent of Americans were suffering from election fatigue. They weren’t uninterested in the...

 

Monday, October 24, 2016

Weekly Market Commentary October 24, 2016 The Markets “Verrrry interesting.” Arte Johnson’s catch phrase from Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In may not have described U.S. stock markets last week, but there were some...

 

Monday, October 17, 2016

Weekly Market Commentary October 17, 2016 The Markets ‘Tis the season! Third quarter earnings season, that is. Every quarter, companies report earnings to let investors know how profitable the companies were during the quarter....

 

Monday, October 10, 2016

Weekly Market Commentary October 10, 2016 The Markets Was it good news or wasn’t it? The U.S. unemployment rate ticked higher last week. The September jobs report showed the United States added 156,000 new jobs in September. That...

 

Monday, October 3, 2016

Weekly Market Commentary October 3, 2016 The Markets Markets were relatively calm during the third quarter of 2016, yet they delivered some attractive returns overall. In the United States, all three major U.S. indices posted record...

 

Monday, September 19, 2016

Weekly Market Commentary September 19, 2016 The Markets If it’s not one thing, it may be another. Economic data released last week will factor into this week’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decision on whether to...

 

Monday, July 18, 2016

The Markets "Start your engines," was not in the Department of Labor (DOL)'s June Employment Report Summary, but it may as well have been. A positive jobs report revved investor optimism and sent U.S.stock markets sprinting higher last...

 

Monday, July 11, 2016

The Markets When the yield on 10-year Treasuries finished last week at 1.37 percent, a record closing low, Barron's called it a Kübler-Ross rally. Elizabeth Kübler-Ross was a Swiss psychiatrist whose research identified the...

 

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Since America was founded, the roles and responsibilities of fathers have changed dramatically: During the 1700's and early 1800's, men generally worked as farmers, artisans, and tradesmen. Often their homes were also their work...

 

Monday, June 13, 2016

The Markets The British may be leaving. The British may be leaving. Last week, the interest rate on 10-year U.S. Treasuries dropped to levels last seen in 2013. Why, you may ask, would bond yields move lower when Federal Reserve policy...

 

Monday, May 30, 2016

Memorial Day is set aside to honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military, defending the ideas for which this country stands. One way to observe Memorial Day is to do something for those who have fought and...