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Skyrocketing Food Prices: Impact on Consumers & Investors

Skyrocketing Food Prices: Impact on Consumers & Investors

In the late 80s and early 90s, the cool thing to do in our town was to go to the local store and buy a can of pop (soda for your northerners) and a candy bar, which we enjoyed while sitting on the hoods of our cars or the tailgates of our trucks. The crazy thing is...

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Market Plunge: CPI Report Rocks Investors

Market Plunge: CPI Report Rocks Investors

Fervent Wealth Management is a financial management and services entity in Springfield, Missouri. “Stocks fell hard on Tuesday, February 13. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 524 points, or negative 1.35%, making it the worst market day since March 2023.”

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Preparing your church for a recession

Preparing your church for a recession

A recession is coming. That is because there is always a recession up ahead. The next recession, whenever that might be, will be the most anticipated in history because everyone thinks it should be here by now. As horrible as recessions may be, they are inevitable in...

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Red Sea Attacks Threaten Global Markets

Red Sea Attacks Threaten Global Markets

Financial management news and insights from Fervent Wealth Management in Springfield, MO. “As a wealth advisor, I’m watching a few scenarios that could mess up this potentially good election-year market: a recession, a major terrorist attack in the US, a large natural disaster in a major US city, and a rise in oil prices.”

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A Fresh Start for Your Finances

A Fresh Start for Your Finances

Financial management news and insights from Fervent Wealth Management in Springfield, MO. “The pinch is coming from two different problems: inflation and what is called “Lifestyle Creep.”

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The Unexpected Market Kiss

The Unexpected Market Kiss

Financial management news and insights from Fervent Wealth Management in Springfield, MO. “The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday, but the after-speech press conference is what caught the markets off guard.”

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The Missing Piece in Green Investing

The Missing Piece in Green Investing

Financial management news and insights from Fervent Wealth Management in Springfield, MO. “Investors are losing excitement over green and ESG (environmental, social, and governance) investments.”

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Stocks Surge: Fueled by Cooling Inflation

Stocks Surge: Fueled by Cooling Inflation

Financial management news and insights from Fervent Wealth Management in Springfield, MO. “Last week, I wrote that the stock market needed a few more things to fall into place for the possibility of stocks starting a run at new all-time highs.”

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Stocks on the Streak!

Stocks on the Streak!

Financial management news and insights from Fervent Wealth Management in Springfield, MO. “Stocks continue to inch higher this week on the news that the Federal Reserve has finished raising interest rates.”

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Surprising Strength: US Economy Impresses

Surprising Strength: US Economy Impresses

Financial management news and insights from Fervent Wealth Management in Springfield, MO. “Weren’t we supposed to be in a recession about now? The biggest surprise to market watchers is just how much better the US economy is doing than everyone expected.”

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Jumping Hurdles: Stocks & War

Jumping Hurdles: Stocks & War

Financial management news and insights from Fervent Wealth Management in Springfield, MO. “With the S&P 500 up just over 4% as of October 17, stocks are having an October to remember on the heels of a September to forget.”

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