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Could you be more diversified? Alternative investments may improve your portfolio.

Many investors could improve their portfolios through alternative investments - anything that's not a stock, bond or cash. Let’s take a look at two of the alternative options we typically explore with clients.

Legacy or lifestyle: What do you want to do with your wealth?

You have money, and it’s socked away in various investments and accounts. So what’s the end game? What is all this money for, and are you teed up to achieve that ultimate goal?

How to Cash in on Your Business While Keeping Its Future Secure

You business is poised for continued growth and prosperity, and it provides you with a healthy income. Now what?

How to Grow Your Business and Your Nest Egg at the Same Time

Many business owners face the same dilemma: What’s the proper balance of investing in your business and building your own personal nest egg?

3 Questions to Ask About Your Company Stock

Compensation isn’t always straight forward. When you reach a certain level of success, the way you are paid for your work gets more complicated. Even if you think you have it figured out, those complications could mean you’re missing important opportunities.

3 Investment Strategies for Tax Season

The 2016 tax season is almost over, but here are three strategies you can use that will pay off when Uncle Sam comes calling again. As always, consult a tax advisor for information specific to your situation.

State of Commercial Real Estate in Tennessee

Like most things in Tennessee, the commercial real estate market varies depending on which part of the state you call home. We asked four of Pinnacle’s commercial real estate experts from every corner of the state for their take on the status and future of commercial development in their cities.

Consumer Spending Growth Lifts Prospects

Growth in consumer spending, which has been very uneven over the last two years, has begun to stabilize and is expected to continue to grow. Read more in Mac Johnston's Investment Overview.

Brexit Presents New Risks

Many American investors don't see the risk implications of the Brexit vote on the U.S. economy. You can read about the effects of Brexit on the U.S. and get an outlook for the second half of 2016 in my latest Investment Overview.

Worries about China's Economy Lead to Weak Market Results

The markets became concerned over falling GDP growth in China in January. Because China is the second-largest trading partner of the U.S., any shock to the Chinese economy creates waves for the U.S. economy. For more information about how the markets fared in the first quarter and my outlook for the rest of 2016, read Mac Johnston's Investment Overview.

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