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Bitcoin and the MoneyGram-Ripple Partnership

The Summer of Crypto continues. With the recent announcement of a partnership between MoneyGram and Ripple, crypotcurrency's momentum has not only been maintained, but accelerated. In the immediate aftermath of the news, MoneyGram's stock leaped by 168%, causing some to draw parallels between this and the bitcoin boom of late 2017. "Hype" always carries [...]

2019-06-20T12:57:31-04:00 June 20th, 2019|Cryptocurrency, Current Headlines, Financial News|

JP Morgan Joins the Crypto Bandwagon

By Jacob MarkowitzWe’re all guilty of it at one point or another – that moment where we completely change our stance on something we adamantly believed previously (for me, I appropriately ate my words after initially disliking sushi). JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon recently had one such change of stance which may very well have [...]

2019-02-21T13:04:27-04:00 February 21st, 2019|Cryptocurrency, Current Headlines, Financial News|

The Bigger They Are…

By Jacob Markowitz Diversity. It’s the term we at Broad Financial have been preaching over and over again, and we’ll continue to do so until we’re red in the face and our voices give out. Once again, we were recently shown why it is so imperative to not put our faith solely in the stock [...]

2019-01-09T10:33:57-04:00 January 9th, 2019|Commercial Real Estate, Current Headlines, Financial News|

2018: Year in Review

By Jacob Markowitz 2018 provided no shortage of memorable moments. Facebook took hit after hit for its handling of user data, a Royal Wedding took place in England, there was an historic nuclear summit in North Korea, a Mars Rover took the Red Planet’s first Selfie, and a Supreme Court nomination process gripped the [...]

2018-12-26T12:10:43-04:00 December 26th, 2018|Commercial Real Estate, Current Headlines, Financial News|

The Gift of Diversity

By Jacob Markowitz According to a Gallup poll conducted in October, American adults will spend an average of $885 on gifts this holiday season (roughly the same price of the world’s most expensive cupcake sold in 2014 – just saying). We imagine many of you have already gone to the mall and picked [...]

2018-12-21T11:02:01-04:00 December 21st, 2018|Current Headlines, Financial News|

IRA Contribution Limit Raised for 2019 by IRS

You’ll be able to contribute more to your IRA and Solo 401(k) in 2019. The IRS announced on November 1st a cost-of-living adjustment to the annual contribution amount for IRAs. In 2019, people 50 and under will be able to contribute $6,000, up from $5,500. The amount individuals over 50 can contribute remains at [...]

2018-11-07T10:43:12-04:00 November 6th, 2018|Current Headlines, Financial News|

The Power of Self-Directed Investing: Viatical Settlements

By Brian Boisier Broad Financial does not offer investment advice, and neither encourages nor discourages viatical settlements as an investing strategy. "Would you bet your life on it?" is a popular question that gets thrown around when engaging in debates with family and friends, but not one meant to be taken literally. Or [...]

2018-10-30T14:46:37-04:00 October 30th, 2018|Current Headlines, Financial News|

Bring On The Next Recession

By Brian Boisier If you’re like me, you were getting fed up with logging in to your IRA or 401(k) online portal to find that you’ve actually had a -1% loss over the last month. Or worse, not even having the heart to log in and check balances after reading headlines such as these in [...]

Alternative Investments: How the Average Investor Can Diversify and Grow Their Portfolio

You can’t control what happens halfway around the world. Greece. China. Earthquakes. You also don’t get a say about when the feds will hike interest rates. Most of what you get lately is a front row seat to watch the wild swings in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. So the question remains: If you [...]

2018-08-20T16:35:07-04:00 June 20th, 2018|Financial News, How To|

When is the Right Time to Rollover to a Gold IRA?

A Gold IRA is an individual retirement account that holds its value in physical gold bullion or coins. These accounts are sometimes referred to as Precious Metals IRAs, because silver, platinum, and other precious metals can also be added as investments. Since gold is the most commonly purchased metal, “Gold IRA” is an umbrella term [...]

2019-04-04T13:31:28-04:00 January 11th, 2016|Financial News, How To|

Custodial or Checkbook Control Plan: Which is Best for You? We Offer Both.