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Financial Updates: The Market and COVID-19

One of Allworth’s founding principles is that education instills confidence. Keeping you informed is a responsibility we take seriously.

Since the first signs of turbulence, we’ve produced, and will continue to produce, resources including articles, videos, and podcasts designed to clearly explain both what is happening and why it’s happening.

As circumstances dictate and new information emerges, we promise to keep you informed.

The Latest

June 12, 2020

June 2020 Market Update

In this month’s update, Allworth Chief Investment Officer Andy Stout discusses the end of the longest economic expansion ever and what that means for you as an investor.

May 2, 2020

Special Podcast: Personal guarantees and debt can wreck your finances

Two things can wreck your financial security, debt and personal guarantees. On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat discuss the current disconnect between the stock market and the broader economy.


April 27, 2020

Money Matters Brief: What is the Coronavirus Relief Package?

Allworth CEOs Scott Hanson and Pat McClain discuss some of the more surprising aspects of the COVID-19 shutdown and the CARES Act, including businesses potentially losing workers due to increases in unemployment benefits, and the widening savings chasm between the unemployed and the still employed. The Brief concludes with a conversation about the latest round of coronavirus related federal stimulus, and what that means for small businesses going forward.


April 25, 2020

Special Podcast: Public pensions are in more trouble

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat discuss the economic implications of negative oil prices, the second stimulus package, potential state bankruptcies.


April 18, 2020

Special Podcast: A Recession is Like a Forest Fire

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat interview Andy Stout, Chief Investment Officer of Allworth Financial. They discuss unemployment, the stock and bond market, and potential silver linings in this crisis.


April 17, 2020

April 2020 Market Update

In this month’s update, taking something of a break from the 800-pound gorilla in the room, we thought it would be interesting to go over our investment process so you can gain a deeper understanding of some of the things we do. Allworth Chief Investment Officer Andy Stout pulls back the curtain to give you insight into how we make portfolio and investment decisions.

April 15, 2020

Money Matters Brief: What's Going on with the Economy?

In our latest Money Matter’s Brief, Scott and Pat interview Allworth’s Chief Investment Officer Andy Stout. The three discuss the banking and financial services sector, the condition of the overall economy and the impact of the virus on the markets. The Brief concludes with a discussion about what economic signals to watch out for in the coming months.


April 11, 2020

Special Podcast: Reacting to Coronavirus as an Investor

On this special edition of the Money Matters podcast, Scott and Pat discuss the coronavirus and current stock market turbulence - including what you need to be focused on right now as an investor.


April 9, 2020

COVID-19's Financial Impact: Frequently Asked Questions

As part of our commitment to never stop striving to improve the services and educational materials that we provide for you, we’ve compiled a list of the most-frequently-asked questions about the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic: the impact on global and U.S. economies, market turbulence, and even the government’s emergency response to the pandemic via the CARES Act.


April 4, 2020

Special Podcast: Taking Control of Your Finances and Staying Sane

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat discuss some ways that you can take control of your finances and look for opportunities in this challenging market.


April 2, 2020

An Update on How We’re Working to Serve You

Here are the key things you should know about how we are continuing to serve our clients and subscribers, and what we’ve done in just the last few weeks to update our operations and technology to help you financially navigate the pandemic.


March 30, 2020

Money Matters Brief: CARES Act Quick Review

This quick, 10-minute video is hosted by Allworth Co-CEOs Scott Hanson and Pat McClain –and in this installment, you’ll see them discuss the biggest components of CARES Act and the impact on you and your retirement.


March 28, 2020

Special Podcast Episode: The CARES Act

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat take a long-term perspective on the $2.2 trillion CARES Act. They discuss its potential impact on unemployment, your retirement, and more.


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March 27, 2020

Understanding the Impact of the CARES Act on You

Wondering what the new CARES Act means for your finances? We outline the impact on your bank account, RMDs, charitable donations, and more.


March 21, 2020

Special Podcast Episode

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat discuss the U.S. government’s response to the economic fallout from the coronavirus. They also review the financial planning fundamentals that can help you through market turmoil.


March 20, 2020

Market Update

Allworth’s Chief Investment Officer analyzes the short and long-term impact of the coronavirus on the economy, the markets, and you. And, to provide insight on the inner workings of Allworth’s response to the pandemic, we share actual observations from our Investment Committee's most recent meeting.

March 18, 2020

What You Need to Know

Yes, the combination of a market correction, an economic “full-stop,” and a pandemic make this an extraordinary time in our history. Here’s what we at Allworth Financial are doing to help our clients and staff navigate this historic braid of events.

March 17, 2020

Special Edition Podcast

Pat and Scott discuss COVID-19 and current stock market turbulence, including what you need to be focusing on right now as an investor.

March 16, 2020

Navigating Financial Shocks

In this special video, Allworth Co-CEO Scott Hanson gives viewers an in-depth look at how markets have historically reacted to shocks and sudden economic stops, how long they've lasted, and what to keep in mind as we move through this.

March 9, 2020

Coronavirus and Oil

Allworth Chief Investment Officer Andy Stout shares some of the specific triggers behind this latest stock market drop.

March 9, 2020

Special Market Update

In this video, Allworth Co-CEO Scott Hanson discusses the stock market's reaction to the oil war and continued concerns around the coronavirus.

February 28, 2020

What's Triggering the Market Correction?

Allworth Chief Investment Officer Andy Stout offers a breakdown of the reasons behind the market drop, as well as reassurance looking ahead.

February 24, 2020

Special Market Update

Allworth Co-CEO Scott Hanson discusses the effect of the coronavirus on the financial markets and our perspective on what it means.