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Happy New Year!

“Let us enter the New Year cheerfully.  Let us resolve to look on the bright side, to make the best of whatever may befall, to maintain faith that doing the right thing will ultimately bring victory.  Let us cultivate sunniness, resist sourness.  We can better wrestle with difficulties, obstacles, problems in a spirit of buoyancy […]

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Steady Hand at the Tiller – The Importance of an Investment Policy Statement

The recent market volatility can be scary for any investor.  After six years of positive returns, investors had finally started to feel good about investing again.  This recent correction can be a small reminder of what most of us lived through in 2007-2009.  We believe this is a correction in a long term bull market.  […]

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Retirement Planning Through the Decades

Steps to take during each decade of your life: In your 20s Your 20s are a time for figuring out who you are and what you want to do with your life.  Most people enter the workforce for the first time in their 20s.  They move out of their parents houses and are on their […]

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Hey, Check Out Our New Website –

Yesterday we launched our new website.  Please take a look and tell us how you like it. Special thanks to Tamika Hall for spearheading this effort and to Chris Frayne and Marisa Lenhard for their countless hours devoted to content.  Finally, it is never ready until compliance weighs in – thank you Shari Bilkie! Bob Bilkie, […]

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Sigma Celebrates 40 Years

Many couples when celebrating an anniversary exchange cards and go out for dinner. When a company celebrates an important milestone, generally they choose to throw a gala celebration and wine and dine their clients and colleagues. Late last year the Sigma team discussed our 40th anniversary approaching and how we would choose to celebrate it. […]

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Bernanke’s September Surprise

Last Thursday Ben Bernanke surprised investors by announcing the Fed was going to indefinitely continue its efforts to stimulate economic growth. It has been doing this by buying $85 billion per month of bonds and keeping long-term interest rates low. Earlier in the year, Bernanke, citing an improving economy, hinted that the Fed may taper […]

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