New Video about Paragon’s Scholarship

Posted April 29, 2010 by admin. tags:Tags: , , , ,

Watch this short video to learn more about Paragon's Live Your Dream Scholarship for single mothers. 

Video donated by Living Biography

To sign up for the 5K Race on May 15 in Provo, click here Live Your Dream
5K Registration

If you would like to donate to this cause, contact Shannon Golladay (shannon at paragonwealth.com or 801-362-5362).

Stop Spending Now!

Posted April 22, 2010 by admin. tags:Tags: , , ,
Real American Money

photo by photos8.com

Written by Dave Young, President of Paragon Wealth Management

In the past we have written about the negative impact of politics on our economy and how politics impact the investment markets.

Political meddling affects the markets in several ways. It creates a host of problems, with slower long-term growth being directly affected.

The problem is fairly simple.

Every couple of years politicians run for office. In order to get elected they make all kinds of promises to those who give them money and votes. In order to pay back their supporters they pass laws and spend money to benefit them. That translates into massive unnecessary spending, which costs everyone but only benefits a few.

The politicians are happy to spend endlessly because they figure that someone else – in the future – will pick up their tab and pay the bill. In other words, there is no accountability or responsibility for their spending because they don’t have to pay for it.

On a national level, the debt they have created has become enormous. The numbers are so huge that most people just glaze over them. In other words, if something doesn’t make sense to us then it doesn’t sink in, and we don’t really understand it. We just ignore it, and we don’t worry about it.

It is time to worry about it.

If this financial mess and its damage is going to be stopped, it is up to the people to get involved and elect people who will stop the out of control spending once and for all.

George Bush was fiscally irresponsible and spent far more than he should have when he was president.

With his promise of “change” Barrack Obama is on track to create a debt in 20 months equal to the debt that it took George Bush eight years to create. After that his own projections show it getting worse.

The short video below puts the debt in perspective. It also shows how insignificant the $100 million dollars that the White House is going to “save” is. It is time to get serious about the debt.

The time for political games is past.

Paragon Wealth
Management
is a provider of managed portfolios for
individuals and institutions.  Although the information included in this
report has been obtained from sources Paragon believes to be reliable,
we do not guarantee its accuracy.  All opinions and estimates included
in this report constitute the judgment as of the dates indicated and are
subject to change without notice.  This report is for informational
purposes only and is not intended as an offer or solicitation with
respect to the purchase or sale of any security.  Past performance is
not a guarantee of future results.

Paragon’s First Annual 5K Run/Walk

Posted April 8, 2010 by admin. tags:Tags: , , , ,
Single Mothers Future

photo by istock

Written by Shannon Golladay, Paragon’s Public Relations Director

On Saturday, May 15, Paragon Wealth Management is hosting its first annual 5K Run/Walk at Exchange Park in Provo, Utah at 9:00 a.m.

We are excited about this event! We hope everyone who lives near Provo can come with their families. We will also have food, volleyball, prizes and a playground there.

All proceeds from the race, in addition to what Paragon is contributing, will go toward a scholarship for single mothers.
The scholarship was inspired by Dave Young’s daughter, Katie. Her husband passed away in 2005 when she was 23-years-old. She wanted to provide for herself and three-month-old daughter by going to college and getting her bachelor’s degree. Paragon wants to give women in similar situations, whether they are divorced or widowed, an opportunity to attend college.

If you are interested in running or walking on May 15, visit www.liveyourdreamscholarship.com to register and for more information.

You can also come to enjoy the park, playground, food and volleyball without participating in the race. We hope to see you there!

Paragon Wealth
Management
is a provider of managed portfolios for
individuals and institutions.  Although the information included in this
report has been obtained from sources Paragon believes to be reliable,
we do not guarantee its accuracy.  All opinions and estimates included
in this report constitute the judgment as of the dates indicated and are
subject to change without notice.  This report is for informational
purposes only and is not intended as an offer or solicitation with
respect to the purchase or sale of any security.  Past performance is
not a guarantee of future results.

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