2018 Year-End Report: The Bear Emerges

2018 Year-End Report: The Bear Emerges

This was the year the long, seemingly endless bull market came to a crashing halt–and U.S. investors finally, for the first time since 2008, experienced the normal definition of a bear market (down 20% from the S&P 500’s all-time high on September...
December 2018

December 2018

    It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of Jan Driver, the bright, beautiful, and much-loved wife of LongView’s CEO, Wes Bigler.   Jan died unexpectedly on Dec. 3 at the age of 58. She was part of our family and will be greatly missed by...
Making the Most of a Legacy

Making the Most of a Legacy

By: Kirk Licata, CFP® Seven in ten people who suddenly receive a large sum of money will spend it all within just a few years.1 An inheritance, an employee bonus, lottery winnings – all are typically quickly spent. According to psychologists and behavioral finance...
November 2018

November 2018

    On November 8, Longview Advisors and staff met with representatives of Make-A-Wish-Georgia to learn more about the foundation. LongView was proud to be able to present Make-A-Wish with a donation so that we can share in their mission of helping grant wishes to...
Another Spooky October

Another Spooky October

The U.S. stock market suffered through its second correction of the year, and if you’re the kind of person who likes to worry, then October gave you plenty of cause.  When the markets are dropping, the financial media needs to find a narrative.  You hear all sorts of...