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Aging in Place

At Raskob Kambourian, one of our goals is to help people anticipate life’s changes. One important life change we all have in common is aging. The question is – Can we realistically plan on staying in our own home as our medical and physical abilities decline? When asked, many express a strong desire to “Age…

Is Someone Using Your Identity?

Every year, millions of lives are financially destroyed due to identity theft.  Watch for warning signs that it might be happening to you. Even though you have good credit, your loan or credit card application is rejected or if you lose out on a new job at the last minute, check your credit rating. Your…

What Costs More?

Inflation has been pretty benign over the last 20 years, right?  The U.S. Consumer Price Index has ranged from negative 0.4% in 2009 to a high of 3.8% in the awful 2008 economic year.  In 13 of those 20 years, the CPI was below 2.5%, which is hardly comparable to the double-digit inflation rates that…

Technology Upgrades at Raskob Kambourian Financial Advisors

To provide the highest level of service to our clients, we utilize powerful analysis and data management software.  According to independent studies that RKFA participates in, we spend more on our software technology than other financial institutions of our size.  We have always had the goal to do the best for our clients with the…

Market Update – Another Brick in the Wall

Bull markets climb a “wall of worry.”  The “wall of worry” consists of various fears and challenges that either alone or in conjunction with each other would seemingly bring an end to a bull market.  After a relatively tranquil 2017, this year has been characterized by numerous fears and challenges.  Fears surrounding trade and tariffs,…

Improving Client Access to Secure Information

How do we communicate with our clients? Are our methods of electronic communication safe and secure?  Are our clients able to conveniently access their information? Are we able to access important information and communications from our clients? At Raskob Kambourian the answer to these important questions is yes! Raskob Kambourian is always seeking ways to…

Beware of Scams

No one wants to be a victim of scam artists. The best way to avoid becoming a victim is to be aware of what scammers are doing-what their goals are and what techniques they are using to achieve these goals. So far in 2017, these are the 10 most common scams to be aware of.…

Tax Implications to Consider When Buying a Home

Most of us will purchase property during our lives but few of us understand closing costs and which closing costs are deductible on our income tax returns.  When you are spending anywhere from 3% to 5% of the purchase price of the home it would be nice to know what you are paying for. Closing…

The Economy

During the first half of 2017 we have enjoyed strong equity markets for both the US and the world’s top 20 economies. The U.S. economy is still the largest and most important in the world, and investors have enjoyed the best of both worlds, with stocks and bonds rallying together amid record-low volatility. The U.S.…

ANNOUNCING RASKOB KAMBOURIAN’S NEW AUTOMATED INVESTMENT PLATFORM!

RK has a new service that is ready for client participation.  As technology has advanced in the investment field, one of the latest technology services being offered is automated investing.  Several large companies have adopted this concept with this new technology as a stand-alone service.  So what is it and what can it do for…