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Welcome to our blog.  Here you will find relevant information to improve your life, investing, and planning.  Posts include interviews with Wealthnet experts, industry specialists, financial articles, and economic updates.  If you have any questions about any of these issues, please contact your Wealthnet advisor for more information.

Sunday, March 22, 2020

In this video, Louis Llanes addresses common question from younger investors in their 20's, 30's and 40's that are worried about the economy. Many people with a good career and earning a strong income are concerned about what to do now...

Friday, March 13, 2020

Louis Llanes discusses the recent market decline compares history for guidance in the current environment. He compares the market to the 1987 crash and discusses how to think about what to do now. Practical guidelines are discussed and...

Friday, February 28, 2020

Louis Llanes, founder of Wealthnet, shares his thoughts about the recent market decline in a short informal video. He also shares how client portfolios are positioned ahead of the fast decline.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

When I was a kid in Chicago, we lived in Harvey Illinois at Turlington and 152nd street. I remember my parents rented a small home. I went to Whittier elementary school which still exists today. We used to take field trips and walk to...

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Louis discusses stocks that are on the move and how Wealthnet saw these stocks before they began solid moves higher. He discusses how decisions are incorporate in prices and how investors can grow capital combining technical tools with...

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Your age can change the rules that affect you while you invest for your retirement. What this video (9:40 minutes) Some examples of important Birthday Milestones to consider: At age 50 you can start making catch-up contributions to...

Thursday, January 2, 2020

In this video, Louis Llanes discusses some important developments in the markets as we enter the new year. Watch this short video to get instant access.

Friday, December 13, 2019

In this video, Louis Llanes talks about how many financial advisers break the trust of investors. He discusses the secret reasons standing in the way of getting good advice. Louis discusses his personal story working as a Senior...

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Louis Llanes, CFA, CMT, founder of Wealthnet Investments, believes late-cycle markets are being driven by growth-starved millennials and boomers. With low rates forcing most investors out of fixed income, investors are increasingly...

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Louis Llanes, founder of Wealthnet Investments, LLC and JP Tremblay, Chief Investment Officer, discuss how to invest when the economy appears to be late in the business cycle. The conversation starts with a high-level view of the...

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

In this video a wealth of practical knowledge is shared by Louis Llanes, founder of Wealthnet Investments. He discusses wisdom gained from decades of experience, research and studying the markets. Here his thoughts about capturing...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Louis Llanes, founder of Wealthnet, walks through examples of the best performing stocks and what their characteristics are prior to producing exceptional returns over a multiple year period of time. Louis talks about the primary...

Monday, September 2, 2019

In this video, Louis Llanes discusses common obstacles that investors must reach goals and how actively trading your stock portfolio can add value to building wealth. Louis explains how managing your stock portfolio can help beat the...

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Broad Market Perspective In this episode of the Market Call Louis Llanes, founder of Weathnet Investments, informally discusses the current market environment from a broad perspective. He starts out discussing the latest concerns with...

Monday, July 8, 2019

In this Market Call episode, Louis Llanes and Jean-Philippe Tremblay discuss how to navigate the fact that market prices do not coincide with fundamental metrics of value. The conversation kicks off with the risks of making dramatic...

Friday, July 5, 2019

In this Market Call show we interview Will Geisdorf, an ETF Strategist with Ned Davis Research. Louis Llanes, the founder and CEO of Wealthnet Investments, and Jean-Philippe Tremblay, the Chief Investment Officer discuss how the ETF...

Thursday, June 20, 2019

The after-tax return vs. the pretax return. Everyone wants their investments to perform well. But for many investors it’s their after-tax return that may make all the difference. After all, even if your portfolio is earning...

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Tax Moves to Consider in Summer Now is a good time to think about a few financial matters. Consider making tax moves earlier rather than later. If you own a business, earn significant investment income, are recently married or divorced...

Monday, June 17, 2019

In this week’s recap: the major Wall Street equity indices see further June gains, oil investors react to tanker attacks, and retail sales improve. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks advanced for a second...

Thursday, June 13, 2019

CAN YOU STAY ON A COMPANY HEALTH PLAN AFTER AGE 65? Generally, Medicare is available for people age 65 or older; this is well-known. What is less well-known is the fact that some companies can legally cancel group health insurance for...

Monday, June 10, 2019

In this week’s recap: the blue chips have their best week of 2019, as investors like what they hear from the head of the Federal Reserve and interpret the latest monthly employment numbers. THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks rallied...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Ancient Chinese merchants are said to have developed a unique way to manage their risk. They would divide their shipments among several different vessels. That way, if one ship were to sink or be attacked by pirates, the rest stood a...

Thursday, May 9, 2019

QUOTE OF THE MONTH “To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.” BRUCE LEE RETIRING WITH A CASH RESERVE Many people want to enter retirement with a) investments that may have benefited from years of...

Friday, April 5, 2019

QUOTE OF THE MONTH “If you rest, you rust.” HELEN HAYES IN RETIREMENT, YOUR SPENDING COULD FLUCTUATE Your retirement income strategy will almost certainly evolve. How much you spend will vary from year to year, and in some...