Archive: June 2017

How Does My Account Grow? The Difference Between Capital Gains, Dividends and Interest

by: Cassandra Laymon, CFP®, MBAOver the past few weeks we’ve talked about different investments (or assets) including stocks, bonds and mutual funds. We also reviewed the meaning of “the market”…
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Interview with Cassandra Laymon

Question:  How long have you worked at Beacon Wealth Consultants?Cassandra:  I joined Beacon Wealth in 2012, when I married our CEO, Rick Laymon. We call it our Marriage and Acquisition!  …
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What Is A Bond?

by Cassandra Laymon, CFP®, MBAOur next installment in this month’s series asks the question, “What is a bond?” The first thing this brought to mind for me is the assumption that…
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Saturday Spotlight: Shining Light Company – J.M. Smucker

Our Shining Light Company this month features a company that is very familiar to most Americans.  For more than a century, Smucker’s (NYSE: SJM) has been helping to make family meals more…
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What is a Mutual Fund?

By Cassandra Laymon, CFP®, MBALast week we kicked off our series on investing with a definition of stocks and what it means to be an owner. This week, we move…
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Interview with Rick Laymon

Question:  How long have you worked at Beacon Wealth Consultants?Rick:  I started the company in my 20’s with the objective of providing clients with truly independent and objective planning advice…
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What Is a Stock? … and the Responsibilities of Ownership

by Cassandra Laymon, CFP®, MBA “What is a stock?” If you have even a minor understanding of investing, you would likely answer, “a share of a company.” And you would…
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