This Page is Left Intentionally Blank

Learn more about CameronDowning. We’ve been pondering this. The page is from a client’s brokerage statement. Now, if there’s printing on the page, it is, by definition, not blank. And why, pray tell, is a supposedly blank page included in a statement? Makes no sense whatever.

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FPA Chapter Leaders Conference

by Glenn J. Downing, MBA, CFP. ® I’ve been a member of the Financial Planning Association pretty much since I became Board certified as a financial planner in early 2006.  It has been my privilege working with this fine organization. I’ve developed many good friendships within the community, and I look forward to our chapter dinner

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Student Loan Debt: A Lingering Burden for Aging Americans

by Glenn J. Downing, MBA, CFP. ® The number of Americans in or nearing retirement who are still holding significant debt from student loans has been rising in recent years. When the growing problem of student loan debt is discussed in media reports, most of us assume the borrowers in question are young people in their

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What Is the Difference Between Disability & Long-Term Care Insurance?

Learn more about CameronDowning. Disability insurance is designed to protect wages lost due to an illness or accident. In contrast, long-term care insurance is designed to help cover costs of health care services provided in your home, a nursing home, a rehabilitation center, or an assisted living facility. Disability insurance addresses lost wages that stem

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Dollar Cost Averaging: A Simple Way to Invest

Learn more about CameronDowning. When the economy and the stock market send mixed signals, investors inevitably ask, “Is this a good time to invest?” But without a crystal ball, you’ll never know for sure when to move in and out of the market — and if you guess wrong, you could miss out on the

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The Challenge of Supporting Your Grown Children

by Glenn J. Downing, MBA, CFP. ® As more and more adult children opt to stay at home longer, parents can face new challenges in making ends meet. Say so-long to the days of “empty nesters,” when parents would make life changes once their children had moved out and moved on. It is more likely that

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Millennials: 3 keys to investing

by Jonathan G. Cameron, CFP. ® You’re looking to get your feet wet. A recent article in Time Magazine stated that Millennials are projected to inherit $30 million from baby boomers over the next 30 years[1]. While the stock market has been volatile, it continues to rise and break new highs. The questions for Millennials are,

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How We Got Started

by Glenn J. Downing, MBA, CFP. ® My business partner, Jonathan Cameron, and I announce the formation of CameronDowning, a Registered Investment Adviser doing business in the State of Florida (See more at: www.cameron-downing.com) Let me tell you a little about the background of our company, purely from my perspective.  I knew Jonathan and his family from

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