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Owen Murray Contributes to an Article of Retirement Savings for Procrastinators

Horizon’s director of investments, Owen Murray, contributed to a recent article for usnews.com.  Author Wayne Duggan suggests that investors approaching age 50 are facing a financial emergency when it comes to retirement.  They need to start saving as soon as … Read More

Important Birthdays for Your Retirement Planning

The website at www.thebalance.com has regular financial planning tips and ideas.  A recent post provides a list of important birthday milestones for retirees or soon-to-be retirees.

We don’t think these birthdays compare to the thrill of becoming old enough for … Read More

Behavioral Mistakes Investors Make – Beware of Your Instincts

We have met the enemy!

Many hard-wired, fundamentally human qualities greatly interfere with our ability to act rationally when it comes to investing (and many other things).  Often our feelings and emotions can obstruct our objectivity when trying to make wise financial decisions.

Much of … Read More

Owen Murray Contributes to an Article on the Safety of Certificates of Deposit

Horizon’s director of investments, Owen Murray, contributed to a recent article for usnews.com.  Author Wayne Duggan suggests that, with rising interest rates, Certificates of Deposit (“CDs”) should become a more popular investment.  Duggan does a good job of explaining how

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Owen Murray Contributes to an Article on “Best of Breed” Stocks

Horizon’s director of investments, Owen Murray, contributed to a recent article for usnews.com.  Author Wayne Duggan explains that suggests that the term “best of breed” is used to identify the top stock in a particular sector of the market, so … Read More

Summer 2017 Market Commentary and Outlook

The second quarter continued the stock market rally that began last fall.  Over the past year, the S&P 500 has gained an impressive 17.9%.  International stocks have also enjoyed a significant rise with the MSCI EAFE gaining 20.3% and the … Read More

Estate Planning for the Heirs to the Iron Throne

One of our tax associates at Maddox, Thomson & Associates recently completed a tour de force illustration Game of Thrones for some of the basics of estate planning.  Rachael Knapp (a CPA and CFP as well as a budding screenwriter) has created a … Read More

Owen Murray Contributes to an Article on Investing in Europe

Horizon’s director of investments, Owen Murray, contributed to a recent article for usnews.com.  Author Wayne Duggan suggests that investors pay attention to what’s happening on the continent, as  European economies can have a substantial impact on U.S. corporate earnings and, … Read More

Searching for a Financial Planner to Join Our Team

Position
Horizon Advisors seeks to add a full-time Financial Planner who has 3 or more years of experience in the wealth management industry. Those interested should send a cover letter and resume to omurray@horizon-advisors.com.

Firm Overview

Horizon Advisors is a … Read More

The Surprising Cost of a College Education

female graduate hugging her mother

It’s no secret that attending college is expensive and that education costs are rising quickly. The rate at which college expenses have increased is astonishing and many parents of young children don’t fully realize the enormous cost that lies ahead.… Read More

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