A Bubble and a Hard Place

Only a few months ago, markets were crawling off the bottom of the pandemic-driven collapse. What a difference combined fiscal and monetary efforts have delivered so far. Growth Equity Markets have matched and exceeded their pre-coronavirus highs. This has been good news for investors. Yet a word of caution is appropriate. Though continuing to exceed […]

Cybersecurity Best Practices

As the world around us continues to become more and more digitized, it is important we are aware of the many ways in which our personal information can be compromised. Hackers and spammers can obtain much of our personal information these days without much effort. By using computers, digital criminals can crack your passwords and […]

It’s Never Too Early to Meet with a Financial Planner

One of the great lessons of 2020 is that it’s never too early to plan. At a national and household level, conversations are being had about financial planning, being intentional with resources, and looking towards the future. Most young earners have watched their lives and finances grow more complicated over the last few years but, […]

Armor Gives Back Update

As we continue to navigate through the unknowns of COVID-19, the safety of our clients, our community, and our team is our utmost priority. While social distancing prevents us from doing any large group volunteering, the Armor Gives Back Program has made a donation to the Boys and Girls Club of Wake County. We encourage […]

MoVing Targets…

It goes without saying that the past three months have been Crazy Train as we “safe-distance” through the pandemic. Add social protests and unrest and election year politics to negative oil prices and jaw dropping unemployment numbers and this year continues to be one for the record books. Through all of this, much of the […]

July 2020 Newsletter

Our latest quarterly newsletter is available. Please follow this link to access a pdf version:  July 2020 Newsletter. Nothing contained in this publication is intended to constitute legal, tax, securities or investment advice, nor an opinion concerning the appropriateness of any investment, nor a solicitation of any type and does not guarantee future results. The […]

Armor Gives Back Update

We want to thank all the Armor friends and family who signed up to join us in March to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity. As a safety precaution due to COVID-19, Habitat for Humanity cancelled all volunteering events beginning mid-March. In lieu of our ability to do hands-on work in our community, Armor has made […]

Armor Gives Back

As the holiday season for being thankful closes and we welcome the turn of the decade, Armor is excited to create the Armor Gives Back program, reminding us of all that we have to be thankful for. Through this program, we will share our commitment to the Raleigh community by giving our time to local […]

January 2020 Newsletter

Our latest quarterly newsletter is available. Please follow this link to access a pdf version:  January 2020 Newsletter. Nothing contained in this publication is intended to constitute legal, tax, securities or investment advice, nor an opinion concerning the appropriateness of any investment, nor a solicitation of any type and does not guarantee future results. The […]

Impacts of the SECURE Act

Among the tumult of other happenings in Washington DC during the last two weeks of December, a significant update of retirement laws passed the Senate and was signed into law. The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act of 2019 was passed overwhelmingly by the House of Representatives in May but was stuck […]