June 22nd Market Commentary

It’s no secret that the markets are experiencing a challenging year with many wondering if we’re nearing a recession. So we asked seasoned members of our Investment Committee, Pat Collins, CFP®, EA, and Greg Hobson, CFP®, AIF®, to speak to those challenges and lend some valuable perspectives based on what they’ve experienced during their respected careers. Watch the commentary below.

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