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Watching The Tape

Watching The Tape: February 9-12, 2016

February 9 – 12, 2016: Random gleanings from business, investments and economics, Odd Lots “Even though February was the shortest month of the year, sometimes it seemed like the longest.” ― J.D. Robb Dow Industrial Average, 1916-2016 Fintrust Investment Commentary: Markets With respect to J.D. Robb, no month of can feel longer than this past January.…
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Watching The Tape

Watching The Tape: January 6, 2016

January 6, 2016: Back to the Future Edition, A random walk through recent economic, market and business headlines “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards.”  – Steve Jobs ‘Tis the season once again: Prediction Season. This is the time of year when gurus and sages crawl out from under…
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529 College Savings Plan

Hot News: PATH Act Impact on 529 Plans

On December 18, 2015 the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015 was passed. Among other benefits, this legislation made some enhancements to the popular 529 college savings plan. Technology Since technology has become such an integral part of higher education, the tax code is now reflective of the importance computer ownership and…
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Retirement Plans

Fintrust Press Release Dec. 10, 2015

MYERS joins FINTRUST Greenville, SC – FinTrust Investment Advisors is pleased to announce that Douglas E. Myers has joined the firm. Myers has a B.S. of Industrial Management from Georgia Institute of Technology and over 20 years of experience in the securities industry working with both institutional and retail accounts. FinTrust Partner Allen Gillespie stated,…
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