Entries by Mike Powers

Q2 2021 Market Review

Stock and bond markets were up in the second quarter. See how each asset class performed, including a discussion on inflation from Nobel laureate Eugene Fama, below: Read More… Looking for a trusted partner to help you accomplish your financial goals? Reach…

What is Manuka? (mah-noo-kah)

Prior to having children, my wife, Kacie, and I loved to travel internationally. The last trip we took before our daughter was born was to Australia and New Zealand to visit my aunt and uncle. Manuka is the Maori name for a common tree in New Zealand which..

A Letter of Gratitude

Today is a special day. Manuka Financial, a firm created to balance my passion for helping others with my passion for family, is officially open for business. As I begin one of the most challenging endeavors of my career, I wanted to first pause and say…