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Increased Market Volatility in the Short-Term

Increased Market Volatility in the Short-Term

November 2, 2020
The week leading up the the 2020 presidential election introduced new market volatility into US equity markets. With the possibility of a contested election; the reemergence of COVID-19; and lower earnings forecast; we believe heightened volatility is going to be with us in the short-term. Hit the play button and listen to Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza discuss their thoughts. 
 
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Disclaimer: The topics discussed in the Paragon Podcast are for informational purposes only and should not be taken as direct investment advice. To read our disclosures and download a copy of our Form ADV, click HERE

Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) Strategies for 2020

Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) Strategies for 2020

May 7, 2020

Welcome to the Paragon Podcast. The financial crisis stemming from the COVID-19 fallout has led to a lot of one-off changes with regards to retirement plans in 2020. Most notably, the CARES Act has created some unique options that older investors may find appealing. Mainly, most required minimum distributions (RMDs) have been suspended for 2020 leading to a few interesting RMD strategies. 

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Paragon Financial Partners 
1901 Avenue of the Stars, 2nd Floor 
Los Angeles, CA 90067 
T: (310) 557-1515 
E: info@paragonfinancialpartners.com 
www.paragonfinancialpartners.com

Disclaimer: The topics discussed in the Paragon Podcast are for informational purposes only and should not be taken as direct investment advice. To read our disclosures and download a copy of our Form ADV, click HERE

The Coronavirus: Staying Healthy and Market Updates

The Coronavirus: Staying Healthy and Market Updates

March 21, 2020

Welcome to the Paragon Podcast. The Coronavirus is beginning to spread at an exponential rate in the United States causing Federal and State governments to react. Listen to the latest episode of the Paragon Podcast as Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza discuss the current events surrounding the Coronavirus affecting the economy and equity markets.   

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Paragon Financial Partners 
1901 Avenue of the Stars, 2nd Floor 
Los Angeles, CA 90067 
T: (310) 557-1515 
E: info@paragonfinancialpartners.com 
www.paragonfinancialpartners.com

Disclaimer: The topics discussed in the Paragon Podcast are for informational purposes only and should not be taken as direct investment advice. To read our disclosures and download a copy of our Form ADV, click HERE

The Coronavirus and the Market Correction

The Coronavirus and the Market Correction

March 10, 2020

Welcome to the Paragon Podcast. The Coronavirus has created a lot of uncertainty and volatility in equity markets around the world culminating in a sudden market correction that took place on Monday, March 2nd. Listen to the latest episode of the Paragon Podcast as Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza discuss the current events affecting equity markets.   

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Paragon Financial Partners 
1901 Avenue of the Stars, 2nd Floor 
Los Angeles, CA 90067 
T: (310) 557-1515 
E: info@paragonfinancialpartners.com 
www.paragonfinancialpartners.com

Disclaimer: The topics discussed in the Paragon Podcast are for informational purposes only and should not be taken as direct investment advice. To read our disclosures and download a copy of our Form ADV, click HERE

The SECURE Act and Your IRA

The SECURE Act and Your IRA

February 5, 2020

Welcome to the Paragon Podcast. On January 1st of 2020 the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act went into effect. The SECURE Act represents the most sweeping set of changes to retirement legislation in more than a decade. While many of the provisions offer enhanced opportunities for individuals and small business owners, there is one notable drawback for investors with significant assets in their IRAs. Hit the play button to learn more about how the SECURE Act affects your IRA and future estate plan.  

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Paragon Financial Partners 
1901 Avenue of the Stars, 2nd Floor 
Los Angeles, CA 90067 
T: (310) 557-1515 
E: info@paragonfinancialpartners.com 
www.paragonfinancialpartners.com

Disclaimer: The topics discussed in the Paragon Podcast are for informational purposes only and should not be taken as direct investment advice. To read our disclosures and download a copy of our Form ADV, click HERE

How to Rollover Your Retirement Accounts Into Your IRA

How to Rollover Your Retirement Accounts Into Your IRA

October 31, 2019

Welcome to the Paragon Podcast. Whether you are changing jobs or retiring, an important question you are going to have is how to rollover your retirement accounts into an IRA. Make sure to hit the play button and listen to this episode as we are discussing this very topic. What types of accounts can be rolled over? Should you rollover? How do you exactly do a rollover? 

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Paragon Financial Partners 
1901 Avenue of the Stars, 2nd Floor 
Los Angeles, CA 90067 
T: (310) 557-1515 
E: info@paragonfinancialpartners.com 
www.paragonfinancialpartners.com

Disclaimer: The topics discussed in the Paragon Podcast are for informational purposes only and should not be taken as direct investment advice. To read our disclosures and download a copy of our Form ADV, click HERE

How to Rebalance Your Portfolio

How to Rebalance Your Portfolio

October 16, 2019

Welcome to the Paragon Podcast. With increased volatility this year a lot of investors are beginning to ask about rebalancing their portfolios. Listen in as Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza discuss two of the easiest ways to rebalance your portfolio. 

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Paragon Financial Partners 
1901 Avenue of the Stars, 2nd Floor 
Los Angeles, CA 90067 
T: (310) 557-1515 
E: info@paragonfinancialpartners.com 
www.paragonfinancialpartners.com

Disclaimer: The topics discussed in the Paragon Podcast are for informational purposes only and should not be taken as direct investment advice. To read our disclosures and download a copy of our Form ADV, click HERE

How to Prepare for a Potential Recession

How to Prepare for a Potential Recession

September 19, 2019

Welcome to the Paragon Podcast. This year has brought a lot of insecurity to investors with rising fears of an economic slowdown and the possibility of a potential recession. Listen to this episode of the Paragon Podcast as Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza discuss some potential strategies on how to navigating through a potential recession.  

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Paragon Financial Partners 
1901 Avenue of the Stars, 2nd Floor 
Los Angeles, CA 90067 
T: (310) 557-1515 
E: info@paragonfinancialpartners.com 
www.paragonfinancialpartners.com

Disclaimer: The topics discussed in the Paragon Podcast are for informational purposes only and should not be taken as direct investment advice. To read our disclosures and download a copy of our Form ADV, click HERE

Why Work with a Financial Advisor?

Why Work with a Financial Advisor?

August 15, 2019

Welcome to the Paragon Podcast. One of the questions we get asked often is "Why should I work with a financial advisor?" In this episode we discuss some of the reasons why an individual or family may want to work with a financial advisor/financial planner/money manager. 

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For more information regarding this topic, or to download a transcript of this episode, you may contact us at the following:

Paragon Financial Partners 
1901 Avenue of the Stars, 2nd Floor 
Los Angeles, CA 90067 
T: (310) 557-1515 
E: info@paragonfinancialpartners.com 
www.paragonfinancialpartners.com

Disclaimer: The topics discussed in the Paragon Podcast are for informational purposes only and should not be taken as direct investment advice. To read our disclosures and download a copy of our Form ADV, click HERE

How to Deal with Conflicting Market Sentiment

How to Deal with Conflicting Market Sentiment

August 1, 2019

Welcome to the Paragon Podcast. Lately, it seems like the media is continually giving us conflicting market news. One week the market is on a rally that can't be stopped and the next week it's about to come tumbling down. In this episode Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza discuss a few a ways for you to deal with conflicting market news and sentiment. 

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Paragon Financial Partners 
1901 Avenue of the Stars, 2nd Floor 
Los Angeles, CA 90067 
T: (310) 557-1515 
E: info@paragonfinancialpartners.com 
www.paragonfinancialpartners.com

Disclaimer: The topics discussed in the Paragon Podcast are for informational purposes only and should not be taken as direct investment advice. To read our disclosures and download a copy of our Form ADV, click HERE

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