Maclendon Monthly

Millennials have grown up in a time of rapid change, giving them a set of priorities and expectations sharply different from previous generations....

The intersection of technology and finance often lead to developing frontiers that could revolutionize the ways we bank and transact with one another....

Even with the innovation and growth potential inherent within the sector, healthcare has lagged the S&P 500 year-to-date....

At the root of behavioral finance is the assumption that markets are driven by two factors: fear and greed....

Estate planning. These two words are often met with an eye roll or a shudder. Estate planning is frequently overlooked by individuals and families....

Tesla has dominated the headlines with their highly anticipated release of their new Model 3. The amount of hype generated for a new car was unprecedented....

Change is inevitable, progress is not. We live in a world that is continuously changing, but the real question should be, “are we progressing?”...

With the market off to a rough start this year, there have been endless headlines around the state of the current market and where we might be heading....

We are constantly surrounded by innovation and change. A pivotal form of financial innovation was the development of the automatic teller machine (ATM)....

Starting a new year always brings new perspectives, new ideas and new predictions. But every four years we also have something new: a presidential election...

In our industry we are constantly exposed to charts that illustrate trends and statistics. ...

As you may have noticed on our social media feeds – we like motivational quotes. One motivational mantra I frequently come across is “Never Quit”....

Let’s say you are in the market for a car and after all your research and thinking you conclude you want a Jeep. Well, you let that car enter your fiefdom....

Working with entrepreneurs we are constantly surrounded by innovative people and ideas....

In March of 2015 the NASDAQ composite crossed the 5,000 barrier for the first time since the dot- com bubble of 2000. ...

Selling your business is a major lifetime milestone. In some cases this may take years to accomplish....

In our May 2013 Maclendon Monthly, we discussed the effect of technological innovation in the labor market and how it has revolutionized industries....

At Maclendon we work with our members to obtain their long term goals. With that, we have the responsibility to educate our members on the risks that can adversely affect their portfolios. ...

Benjamin Franklin once said, “There are only 2 certainties in life: death and taxes.” Taxes are unavoidable and affect many aspects of our lives....

We live in an interconnected world where information travels at the speed of light. Gone are the days where information was primarily transmitted via mail, phone call, or personal meetings. ...

As a wealth management practice, we interact with entrepreneurs all along the growth curve. However, there seems to be a common misconception that advisors are only helpful once an entrepreneur has exited their company. ...

The New Year typically brings a zest to starting off right. We reflect on the previous year and determine how and what we could have done better. This not only applies professionally, but personally as well....

During the holiday season I frequently reflect on what matters most to me. Therefore, I thought it would be interesting to see how investors are investing in what matters most to them....

Millennials have grown up in a time of rapid change, giving them a set of priorities and expectations sharply different from previous generations....