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If you know us, then you know that we think investor education is a big part our relationship. The more you are informed about the markets, the better conversation we can have about your finances. 

Murray Financial Services provides this financial blog as a valuable resource for everyone to learn more about the market. Stay informed, and if you have any questions please contact us.
May 23, 2022

How to enjoy travel more (hint: take your time with this)

By Murray Financial Services
Did you know planning your next vacation can make you happier than actually taking it?1 That’s not because you fixate on your itinerary or plan out every minute of your trip. Planning a vacation can be really enjoyable for other reasons. One is that we get to talk to others about our travel plans and […]
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May 17, 2022

What Most Folks Want to do on Vacations

By Murray Financial Services
What’s the number one thing you want to experience on your next vacation? A new adventure? Local sights or the most authentic version of your favorite dish? These days, more folks want meaningful interactions when they travel.1 They’re not just looking for fancy hotels with spas, group tours, parasailing, and the typical resort fare. They […]
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May 16, 2022

May 16, 2022 - Weekly Market Commentary

By Murray Financial Services
On the survival series “Alone,” the tension ratchets higher whenever participants encounter bears.
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May 11, 2022

Discover the newest trends in travel & how they could change your life

By Murray Financial Services
What does your dream vacation look like? Are you picturing the white sandy beaches of a tropical island? Maybe lush wilderness, ancient ruins, or a glittering city? If you’re like many folks, you want luxury and a longer stay for your next vacation.1 You may even want to connect, heal, or finally experience that once-in-a-lifetime adventure.2 Those […]
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May 9, 2022

May 09, 2022 - Weekly Market Commentary

By Murray Financial Services
Investing during 2022 has been like running a forest trail and having unexpected obstacles appear every so often
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May 2, 2022

May 02, 2022 - Weekly Market Commentary

By Murray Financial Services
Investing during 2022 has been like running a forest trail and having unexpected obstacles appear every so often
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April 25, 2022

April 25, 2022 - Weekly Market Commentary

By Murray Financial Services
Remember a few years ago when people raised money for charity by challenging others to pour buckets of icy water over their heads?
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April 23, 2022

The #1 Regret Most Folks Have When it Comes to Investing

By Murray Financial Services
What’s your biggest regret when it comes to investing? Taking on too much risk? Missing an opportunity? Most folks say their biggest regret is not investing sooner.1 And it’s usually a lack of knowledge or mistaken ideas about investing that end up holding them back.2 Of course, those misconceptions don’t get checked at the door […]
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April 18, 2022

April 18, 2022 - Weekly Market Commentary

By Murray Financial Services
Here’s a riddle: How can inflation be 8.5 percent and 6.5 percent at the same time? The answer is that it depends on how you measure it.
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April 16, 2022

Q1 Markets Were Rough

By Murray Financial Services
What did markets do in the quarter that just ended? What can we expect in the months ahead? It’s tricky. We broke down what you need to know about markets and the economy into a five-minute read. Click here to see it! Want to learn more about what savvy investors should take away? Click here to […]
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April 16, 2022

Timing the Markets: Myth vs. Fact & Why You Should Care

By Murray Financial Services
When’s the perfect time to get into the stock market? When’s the best time to buy or sell? How can you time the market just right? If you think you can figure out the answers to these questions, you may have fallen for a common myth about investing. The myth is that it’s possible to time the markets just right. […]
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April 11, 2022

April 11, 2022 - Weekly Market Commentary

By Murray Financial Services
The first quarter of 2022 was jam-packed with volatility-inducing events: rising inflation, war in Ukraine, rising interest rates,
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April 11, 2022

What You Need to Know About Q1 - 2022

By Murray Financial Services
What do you need to know about how markets performed last quarter (and what could happen this quarter)? We broke down what you need to know about markets and the economy into a five-minute read. Click here to check it out. Keeping up with markets and the economy is part of my job, and I want […]
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April 9, 2022

When the investing "facts" you know are wrong

By Murray Financial Services
Have you heard that we only use 10% of our brains? Or that lightning never strikes the same spot twice? Think those are scientific facts? Well, they’re not. They’re actually a couple of myths that have been debunked. But many folks still take them for facts.1 In the long run, believing those myths may not […]
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April 8, 2022

Q1 2022 - Quarterly Market Review

By Murray Financial Services
This report features world capital market performance and a timeline of events for the third quarter of 2022. It begins with a global overview, then features the returns of stock and bond asset classes in the US and international markets.
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