Clayton Wealth Advisor Barbara Duncan Joins Inter-City Visit to Northwest Arkansas

TOPEKA, Kansas—August 31, 2022—Barbara Duncan, CFP®, a Partner and Senior Wealth Advisor at Clayton Wealth Partners, recently joined the “Stronger Together: Destination NWA” event. The Greater Topeka Partnership and the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce organized the April inter-city visit to Northwest Arkansas (NWA), which includes Rogers, Springdale, Bentonville, and Fayetteville. Titled “Stronger Together: Destination NWA,”…

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Wealth Advisor Eric Purcell Named a 20 Under 40 Honoree

 TOPEKA, Kansas—August 29, 2022—Clayton Wealth Partners is proud to announce that Wealth Advisor Eric Purcell, CFP®, has been named a 20 Under 40 honoree for 2022 by the Jayhawk Area Council, Boys Scouts of America. Each year, the 20 Under 40 award is presented to Topeka/Shawnee County residents, ages 18-39, for their professional and personal…

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Monthly Market Perspective: August 2022

Are We in a Recession? Maybe. Maybe Not. By James M. Walden, CFA A couple of weeks ago, we got our first read on second-quarter GDP growth. It came in at -0.9%, following the first quarter’s contraction of -1.6%. A popular rule-of-thumb definition for recessions is “two consecutive quarters of negative GDP growth.” And since…

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Clayton Wealth Partners’ Chief Investment Officer Discusses Market Volatility

LAWRENCE, Kansas—August 1, 2022—With the economic and market instability that has marked 2022, James Walden, CFA, helped provide actionable insights at a July 19 presentation he gave to the Douglas County Estate Planning Council in Lawrence, Kansas. Walden is the Chief Investment Officer of Clayton Wealth Partners, a fiduciary Registered Investment Advisor in Topeka and…

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What Chance Do I Have in This Digital World?

Computer hackers have made major strides in attacking computer systems worldwide, adding a new level of threat that crosses over from the digital world to the real world. The once-imaged Hollywood storyline of computer hackers forcing machines and systems to commit acts of physical damage is now real. Groups of hackers with names like Predatory…

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