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

    About Face!

    Sep 25, 2020

    The S&P 500 peaked at an all-time high of 3,588 on September 2nd. Over the ensuing 22 days the index has dropped about 10% - enough to officially call it a…

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  • Economics

    Poor Policy Is Keeping the Poor, Poor

    Sep 18, 2020

    The current recession has further highlighted, and exacerbated, the wealth gap in the United States.  Many people in the top 1%, 5% or 10% of the US income and…

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  • Investment Strategy

    Asset Bubble Inflation 101

    Aug 27, 2020

    In my August 13th Market Commentary, I discussed the conditions that would be required to finally see a rotation out of the mega-cap technology stocks. This is…

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