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California Crisis

Municipal Bonds Play Foil to State Budget Crisis MCS Financial Advisors has purchsed for its clients taxable and tax-exempt bonds from a diverse array of California municipalities....
Michael C. Stalker

Welcome to the New Era

THE RECENT STOCK market recovery has put many investors back into sleep mode when it comes to the risks they face. Many investors are like the frog in the familiar story – a frog...
Michael C. Stalker

The Emotional Ledger

Com-pen-sa-tion noun 1: payment 2: an attempt to make up for an injury, loss, or imbalanceTHERE ARE TWO ASPECTS of the word compensate that make things complicated in family...
Michael C. Stalker

The Tsunami Arrives

In my fall 2007 newsletter article titled “Moving to Higher Ground,” I wrote, “A major earthquake, in the form of the sub-prime mortgage crisis, has unleashed a tsunami that will...
Michael C. Stalker

The Long-Term Stock Market

For many years, MCS Financial Advisors has counseled clients that the conventional wisdom regarding the superiority of stock investing is a half truth promoted by the financial...
Michael C. Stalker