Edward Jones-Financial Advisor: Mike Compton


Outlook 2019: Climbing a Rockier Road

Get our take on the economy and markets, and how to prepare for higher volatility ahead.

voices.cf.socialware.com As we contemplate 2019, the road looks rockier with increased market volatility. Have we passed the peak of this expansion, or is there room left to climb?


In a Persistent Pullback, Perspective Is Priceless

Stocks sold off on Jan. 3 amid renewed market anxiety over the outlook for the global economy. Volatility has become more of the norm lately, with risks clouding a view that still contains plenty of sun.

voices.cf.socialware.com As a long-term investor, the key is not to ignore the risks, but to remain focused on your investment horizon.


Is A Move In Your Future?

Make it easier with a little preparation.

voices.cf.socialware.com Minimize the pain of moving by setting priorities and preparing in advance.


A Look at CDs and Other Rates

Check out these current rates, updated daily.

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4 Investing Myths – Separating Fiction from Reality

Here are 4 common myths you'll want to avoid right from the start.

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Market Pulls Back on Fading Optimism Over Trade and Growth

Stocks turned lower on Dec. 4, giving back gains as the shine on a tariff truce faded. Here's why we think the bull market is not out of gas.

voices.cf.socialware.com Near-term jitters could make for a bumpy ride as we close out 2018, but looking ahead, we don't expect them to outweigh the still-positive fundamental backdrop.


Teaching Your Kids About Spending, Saving and Investing

Help your children or grandchildren develop good financial habits.

voices.cf.socialware.com Money management skills can benefit your children and grandchildren throughout their lives.


Are You Hesitating to Invest?

Is it too late to invest? Are the gains behind us? We don’t think so.

voices.cf.socialware.com Thinking you might be missing out on some opportunities? Let's discuss.


3 Tips to Remember Before You Buy CDs

Learn more about maturity, competitive rates and annualized rates.

voices.cf.socialware.com Are these an appropriate solution for you?


Holiday Gatherings: A Time to Watch for Alzheimer's Warning Signs

Here are some differences between possible signs of Alzheimer's and typical age-related changes.

voices.cf.socialware.com If you notice anything unusual, it’s important to talk with a doctor to find the cause.


The Real Cost of Life Insurance

Your daily latte habit. Streaming service. Your cell phone bill. Just 3 things that might cost more than term life insurance.

voices.cf.socialware.com Learn why term life may be more affordable than you might think.


Happy Thanksgiving from Edward Jones

Family, friends, and don't forget the pumpkin pie – enjoy celebrating this special time of year!

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Creating Your Retirement Paycheck

Your portfolio needs to switch from getting you to retirement to getting you through retirement.

voices.cf.socialware.com You’ve spent years investing so you can retire on your terms. But when your regular paychecks stop, you’ll need a strategy to help provide for your income needs throughout retirement.


Don't Mix Election Politics with Investing

Determine your strategy based on your situation and goals, and stay invested despite any short-term political uncertainty.

voices.cf.socialware.com Keeping a long-term focus can help put any short-term worries in perspective.


Weekly Market Update

Check out our weekly market update for news on last week's market and guidance for the week ahead.

voices.cf.socialware.com Take a look at our update.


How Much Should You Be Putting Away for Retirement?

Less than half of working investors know how much to save for retirement. Don't be one of them.

voices.cf.socialware.com Let's work together to determine if you're on track.

8 Cyber Mistakes to Avoid

Take this cyber awareness quiz to learn how to protect yourself.

voices.cf.socialware.com See if you know which of these scenarios could indicate fraud.


Technology Serving You & Your Clients

Our integrated technology makes our financial advisors’ jobs easier by making it easier for their clients to invest.

voices.cf.socialware.com Our time-saving, integrated and automated technology and tools enable financial advisors to focus more time on clients, both inside and outside the office.


Life Insurance & Your Financial Strategy

Why life insurance is an important part of your financial strategy.

voices.cf.socialware.com Pay off the mortgage, pay for education, provide for your spouse and children. When life doesn't go as planned, life insurance can be an important part of your financial strategy.


Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency – What You Need to Know

Bitcoin is a new technology with a lot of buzz – but does that translate into a quality investment opportunity for long-term investors?

voices.cf.socialware.com Although Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are a promising new technology, there are numerous uncertainties for investors to consider.


Take a Look at the 2018 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures Report

The number of Americans living with Alzheimer's is rising rapidly.

voices.cf.socialware.com It's a growing epidemic. More than 5 million Americans have the disease, with 14 million expected by 2050. That's why Edward Jones and our branch proudly support the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's®.


Why Your Child Should Be in a Booster Seat

Don't take them out too soon – it can put your child at risk.

voices.cf.socialware.com According to the article, research finds a 45 percent reduction in injury in kids who experience a collision in a booster seat versus without one.


Experts in the Financial Industry Offer Advice for Working Women

Industry leaders like our own Vickie Wicks prove that finding a work-life balance is possible on your path to the top.

voices.cf.socialware.com Smash the archaic belief that women can't have it all. These industry leaders prove that finding a work-life balance is possible on your path to the top.


3 Ways I Can Help You Invest In Your Grandchildren's Future

Think about these gifts that are meant to last a lifetime.

voices.cf.socialware.com Make a difference in their tomorrows by planning ahead.


What Can You Learn from Your Investment Statement?

Here are some tips for reading your statement to determine where you’ve been, where you are and where you’re going

voices.cf.socialware.com Your statement can help you assess your progress and provide you with future insights, so it's important to understand how to read it.


Let's Meet This Weekend to Discuss Preparing for the Unexpected

Life's ups and downs happen. Come see me this Saturday to talk about how your financial goals can still remain on track.

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3 Keys to Your Financial Freedom

From how much money you'll need to how much you should rely on your portfolio, answering these questions will impact the big picture.

voices.cf.socialware.com Let's review different scenarios to determine what makes the most sense for you.


Sleep for Teen Mental Health

Research has found a clear link between sleep deprivation and teenage depression and anxiety. Here's how your teen can develop better sleep hygiene.

voices.cf.socialware.com Why lack of sleep can be so dangerous for teens


Will Higher Tariffs Halt Global Growth?

Trade worries can create opportunities. Take a closer look.

voices.cf.socialware.com Although uncertainty and related market volatility are likely to remain high, we believe many of the currently proposed tariffs won’t be implemented.


The Benefits of Documenting Your Life Story

This is an interesting idea, even if you don't consider yourself a writer!

voices.cf.socialware.com Have you considered writing down the wisdom you've gathered throughout the years?


Signs You're Trying to Time the Market

I can work to help you avoid such reactions.

voices.cf.socialware.com 3 of the most common investment mistakes are keeping money on the sidelines, reacting to market predictions and switching investments based on past performance.


The U.S.'s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places

From urban areas to rural landscapes, these treasured places are suffering from neglect and are in danger of deteriorating or shutting down.

voices.cf.socialware.com Have you visited any of these places? If so, would you be devastated to see them destroyed?


What Do Rising Interest Rates Mean for Your Portfolio?

Do you need to reposition your portfolio for changes in the investment landscape?

voices.cf.socialware.com Diversifying your assets can help you be prepared.


Life Events That Affect Life Insurance

Getting married? Let's discuss if your coverage meets your needs.

voices.cf.socialware.com A life insurance purchase isn’t “one and done.” Your needs can change as your life does.


How to Help Create a Healthy Retirement Portfolio

You can’t control rising health care costs, but you can prepare.

voices.cf.socialware.com Let's work together to develop a retirement strategy that can help meet your goals.


Why Your Returns Shouldn't Match the Market

A great reminder why your investment performance should be compared to the return you need to reach your goals, not the return of an index.

voices.cf.socialware.com 3 reasons your performance should be your own


Weekly Market Update

In this update, we review last week's market performance and take a look at what the week ahead could hold.

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Compare Our CDs and Other Rates

Check out these current rates, updated daily.

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Crunch Your Numbers With Our Retirement Planning Calculator

Will you have enough money saved for retirement? Use the results from this calculator to help determine if you're on track.

voices.cf.socialware.com Less than half of working investors know how much they should save for retirement. Let's work together to help make sure you're not among them.


What You Should Know About Corporate Bonds and CDs

Does one make more sense for your goals than another? Here's a quick review of their similarities and differences.

voices.cf.socialware.com Want to discuss these in more detail? Let's meet.


Our Guidance. Your Choice.

No two investors are alike. That's why we offer several account options.

voices.cf.socialware.com Take a closer look at which approach is right for you.


How to Spend Your Summer Wisely

4 tips to help you keep your long-term financial goals top of mind during this season

voices.cf.socialware.com What are you most looking forward to about summer?


Only One-Third of Americans Know What a 529 Plan Is

Are you in the know about college savings options?

voices.cf.socialware.com It pays to be proactive … let's start the discussion today.


How Can I Balance Saving for Retirement and College?

It doesn't have to be an either/or proposition.

voices.cf.socialware.com Let's work together to outline your priorities and discuss some potential trade-offs.


How to Navigate Blustery Investment Winds

Tips to position your finances to help ensure you're prepared for rougher seas

voices.cf.socialware.com Let's work together to keep your financial strategy on course.

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