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Why the next stock market crash is inevitable.

Investing in the stock market can be an exciting adventure but also can cause panic if your investments are not doing so well.Why the next stock market crash is inevitable. Stock market crash soon. Of course, the most memorable panic in history was the stock market crash of 1929. Experts are warning there will be another stock market crash; it's not about IF it is about WHEN.

There is a lot of speculation about what will cause the stock market to crash. The biggest reason is runaway corporate debt. Ever since 2008 when large companies were bailed out of debt, the economy has been snowballing into eventually seeing the stock market slamming into record numbers.

In recent years low-interest rates encouraged companies to go into debt to help finance corporate mergers and stock buybacks. In 2015 the tides began to change, and the Federal Reserve hiked the rates from almost zero to 2.25%, and they are expected to keep rising. These companies will eventually need to face their debt by paying them off or refinancing. Only now they will be refinancing at higher rates, which could lead to trouble.

U.S. companies have collectively accumulated $6.3 trillion in debt, a figure that is at an all-time high. Of the greatest concern is the number of "junk" bonds has increased substantially to the tune of $1.3 trillion in 2018. The S&P 500 states that corporations with junk bonds have $8 of debt for every $1 of cash. This can only mean disaster.

Now is the time to protect your money and make sure your hard-earned savings do not fall victim to the next stock market crash. At West Financial Group we will help you make the right market decisions to keep your money safe. Contact our office today for a consultation.

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For more than 14 years our mission at West Financial Group has been to guide our valued clients to financial security. We strive to address all of your concerns, ensure you understand the products we recommend and take pride in knowing you’re comfortable with the direction and strategy we provide you.

Our goal is to provide a “WOW” experience at every client interaction! We want every meeting, phone call and event to be an interaction worth talking about. We want our clients to be able to say, “WOW, what an experience! I can't wait to tell my friends about our financial professional.”

Whether it’s financial, retirement, legacy planning or optimizing your future wealth, our approach includes understanding your unique situation, exploring your goals and discovering the best way to make the REST of your life, the BEST of your life. By getting to know you and your family, we serve as financial guides who keep your best interests in mind throughout the entire process.

Skip West | Financial Planner | West Financial Group

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