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Josh joined Financial Sense® Wealth Management in 2016 as a Financial Analyst Intern. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Financial Services from San Diego State University. Today, Josh's role with Financial Sense® Advisors, Inc. is a Wealth Advisor. His professional registrations include FINRA Series 7 and Series 66 licenses. Josh plans on sitting for the Certified Financial Planning™ (CFP®) examination later this year. He enjoys writing, producing music, skiing, studying economics, and spending time with his close friends and family.

Macro-Nutrients: Don’t Throw Caution to the Wind

Jul 10 – The market seems to think there are more reasons to be optimistic for the remainder of 2019 – we would be cautious to feel the same. To paint this picture, here are a few key observations we think are significant…

Macro-Nutrients: China’s Slowdown Deepens and The Road to Neutral – Are We There?

Jan 8 – China’s economic downturn continued last month adding to growing concerns over President Xi Jinping’s current plans to stabilize the economy and the implications of a trade agreement between China and the U.S. amid an on-going trade war...

Macro-Nutrients: Consumers Show Holiday Cheer, G-20 Aftermath and Emerging Opportunities Abroad

Dec 3 – Consumer spending was up in October, signaling two-thirds of the economy is still showing optimism with their wallets, despite recent weakness abroad and a rough quarter for the stock market. There is soft data suggesting sluggish...

Macro-Nutrients: Brexit, A Neutral Rate & The Trump-China Face Off at G-20

Nov 27 – Over the weekend, the EU and U.K. finally came to an agreement on the draft terms for the U.K.’s exit from the EU. However, risk of no-deal within the U.K. Parliament remains extremely high despite cabinet backing...

Macro Nutrients: Oil Slumps, Midterm Aftermath and the Coppock

Nov 13 – Last week, the U.S. issued waivers to eight countries including China, India, Italy, South Korea, Turkey, Taiwan, Greece and Japan which allows them to continue importing Iranian crude, worsening oil producers' concerns about oversupply. On Friday, WTI and Brent...

Where Most Financial Planners Get It Wrong

Joshn Nunn – One of the biggest challenges that we face as financial planners is the expectation that we can predict the future. We’re not talking about predicting the winning numbers for tonight’s Powerball, but about the expectation...

Study: These States Will Tax You to Death

By Josh Nunn – A few weeks ago, we discussed estate taxes and changes to the state exemptions with the recent passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. With the recent doubling of the federal exemption from...

Will Your Top Marginal Tax Rate Change in 2018-2019? Most Definitely

By Josh Nunn – Marginal tax rates are a large part of an individual’s tax situation because, by definition, they determine the percentage an individual pays for every additional dollar of taxable income. We recently put together two charts showing the amount...

Does Mean Reversion Always Hold True?

By Ryan Priess and Joshua Nunn – Financial Sense Wealth Management conducted a study looking at the returns of different sectors that underperformed the S&P 500 by at least 2 standard deviations or greater. Finding real value in “cheap” underperforming sectors is...

Understanding Changes to the US Marginal Tax Rates

By Josh Nunn – Many are calling the GOP’s new tax bill was signed one of the biggest tax reforms in our nation’s recent history. However, many questions remain about the 500-page bill and how it is expected to impact...

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