Engaging. Insightful. Authoritative.

As CEO of one of the largest Registered Investment Advisory firms in Washington, DC, Michael has a unique perspective on the forces shaping the economy — and the investing environment.

Wisdom and experience

Making the economy, markets, and investing understandable one soundbite at a time.

Restoring Our American Dream

Michael Farr, one of CNBC’s most popular financial commentators, and renowned investment counsel, provides blueprint for an American future that reasserts America’s leadership in an increasingly complex world of global economies.

A Million is Not Enough

As retirees live longer, and return on traditional savings instruments declines, the amount of money for a comfortable retirement may seem insurmountable — but it’s not! Michael Farr outlines a step-by-step program to reach your goal: Save it. Invest it. Personalize it.

Avoiding The Arrogance Cycle

As market bubbles build, confidence rises (dis)proportionately. When you think you can’t lose — think again. Michael Farr examines the psychology and sentiment that leads markets — and individual investors — into trouble.

Relevant. Timely. Prudent.

Michael shares his thoughts on current economic and market happenings as well as things investors may be overlooking mixed with some personal financial planning guidance.

  • Investment Strategy

    Investing in Municipal Bonds

    Jan 21, 2021

    Investing in municipal bonds can be a complicated process. Unlike the more plain-vanilla structure of US Treasury bonds, municipal bonds can have a wide range …

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  • Monetary Policy

    “King Dollar” Is Losing Its Luster

    Dec 18, 2020

    Following several years of relative strength, the US dollar has weakened rather precipitously since the early stages of the coronavirus outbreak. While many ec…

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  • EconomicsInvestment Strategy

    Hit ‘Em Where They Ain’t

    Nov 12, 2020

    Generally speaking, the developments over the past couple of weeks have been received positively by investors…VERY positively. As I write, the S&P 500 is u…

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