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

    Bank Earnings Reports . . . Meh

    Oct 16, 2020

    The nation's largest banks have been reporting earnings this week, and the results are mixed.  Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, PNC and JP Morgan all reported bi…

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  • Economics

    Housing — A Curse in Disguise?

    Oct 1, 2020

    In recent months economists have consistently pointed to the housing market as a sign of economic strength. And it is...unless you don't own a house. But more …

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  • 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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