Legacy Investing & Wealth Management Market Mondays – 5/29/17

Happy Memorial Day!

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Why is financial planning important for your future? Why should you have a written financial plan and monitor/update it frequently? If you gave a blank stare on both questions then it’s time to take an honest look at your personal finances and start planning for the future. If you’re ok with working until you’re in your 80’s and robbing Peter to pay Paul then no planning is needed on your part lol.

Back in 2010 I began mapping out our financial future year by year, factoring in unexpected expenses and steering our retirement. To help me do this I developed a formula-driven spreadsheet (Roadmap to Financial Freedom) detailing where we’ll be each and every year for as long as I want. I know when we’ll become millionaires and approximately how much each of our accounts will be worth at any given time. My Financial Freedom package offered on my website includes these tools to help you get started.

People are always looking for a get rich quick scheme but investing and planning for your future is the total opposite. It’s a slow calculated process where if you are diligent you will reap the benefits and assure yourself the early retirement you deserve. There is a bible verse that I added to our spreadsheet that says “Money wrongly gotten will disappear bit by bit; money earned little by little will grow and grow – Proverbs 13:11 (Contemporary English Version).


The S&P 500 ended the week at 2415, another all-time record close. Last week it sold off to around 2350 over concerns about what a possible impeachment of the President would mean for the tax reform and overall Republican agenda. Those fears quickly subsided and now we’re back to breaking records almost daily. Wall Street could care less about who is in office as long as the tax reform plan is still in place.

Last week I banked my largest single trade ever. Take my class and I’ll reveal some of my money-making trades ;). I’m also testing some other types of investments with more to come on that.

Gold is back on the rise and technicians see a break out to the upside soon. Some people think gold is not an investable asset but it most certainly is. It’s actually done much better than the S&P 500 since 2007. Generally, most asset classes have been rising with the exception of a few.

Please visit our website at www.LegacyInvesting.net and contact us today for a FREE consultation on becoming financially fit and learning how to make money investing in the stock market. You can make money in ANY type of market (bull or bear). When we meet I’ll give you more information about our services and find out what your financial goals are. If I can help you, we can move forward; if not, no problem but I’m always just a phone call away from any questions or quick advice you want. Get your finances in shape this year! Let’s connect and build generational wealth together.  Enjoy the rest of your Memorial Day holiday and have a great week!

Disclaimer – Legacy Investing & Wealth Management LLC or any of its advisers are not liable in any way for any losses incurred through trading by readers of this weekly blog. Any information or strategies of trading suggested here involve risk of capital loss and this weekly blog is not considered investment advice. Individuals who invest in securities are solely and completely responsible for any and every outcome that may occur.

About legacyinvesting2015

Doug Hayes has always had a mindset of entrepreneurship and wealth building. He started his first business (a community newspaper called “Doug’s Monthly”) at 12 years old. Having always shown an interest with numbers and budgetary management, Doug pursued a Bachelor of Business Administration degree at Howard University, graduating in 1996. By the age of 23, he bought his first house and by 25 he was running his own successful limousine and sedan service in the Detroit, MI area. Doug invested in more real estate beginning in 2006, then in 2008 he saw many good companies substantially undervalued in the stock market because of the financial crisis. It was absolute panic so he took a chance on a few companies, knowing we would eventually come out of the recession and made a profit. He educated himself on investing in the stock market through continuous research and surrounding himself with other traders. He took control of his own 401K and established an IRA account by transferring old 401K’s into it. This gave him flexibility to use various strategies to yield better returns. Doug's own finances have seen highs and lows so he designed a budget system he calls The Roadmap to Financial Freedom. This system helped him to stay focused in paying down debt, saving money, and planning for an early retirement. Seeing an absence of financial literacy in our society coupled with his Christian roots, Doug developed a passion for helping others become successful in financial management. Through the experience he’s gained trading the stock market, he wants to help people develop a road map for building generational wealth. He says "many people have a misconception of the stock market because of their lack of knowledge, but it has proven to be the biggest wealth creator known to man." With Doug’s 20-plus years of experience in financial management, customer service and sales, he wants to educate and help you create a legacy that can be passed down for generations to come. Contact Legacy Investing & Wealth Management today for a free consultation.
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