These are some of the news articles and journal publications that recently quoted Dejan.
How Can Financial Advisors Serve Clients With Fewer Assets?
US News and World Report – July 1, 2020
Dejan Ilijevski, president of Sabela Capital Markets in Munster, Indiana, says clients with fewer assets may need the most help.
“Most clients are seeking advice on their $10,000 to $20,000 (individual retirement) account, or how to choose appropriate investments for their 401(k) or 403(b),” he says.
Many clients with smaller accounts end up with commissioned brokers, rather than a fee-only RIA with a fiduciary duty to put clients’ interests first.
“Unfortunately, I see a lot of these clients who end up with expensive investment and insurance products that drain their wealth over time,” Ilijevski says.
Ilijevski says most people with small investment accounts don’t need a comprehensive financial plan.
“Paying thousands of dollars for one wouldn’t be in their best interest,” he says…..CONTINUE READING.
Can your investments reach new highs with cannabis stocks or will it all go to pot? How to back controversial start-ups.
Daily Mail UK – June 19, 2020
Dejan Ilijevski, investment advisor and president at Sabela Capital Markets agrees that investing in cannabis stocks is a bad idea. He explains: ‘This doesn’t deny the exciting potential of cannabis for medical use. The question is whether you’ll get anything in return. “We don’t know which cannabis cultivation companies will survive, which among them will consolidate and which will prosper. Secondly, we don’t know how regulation will play in all of this.’….CONTINUE READING.
Stock-picking is a losing investment strategy over the long run. At the same time, this shouldn’t mean that investors should avoid cannabis stocks when investing. A well diversified portfolio of index funds will, inherently, also own cannabis stocks that have a meaningful market capitalization.
Every crisis is a stepping stone for winning companies
Jornal de Negocios, Portugal – June 18, 2020
Dejan Ilijevski, president of Sabela Capital Markets, explains that “a crisis can expose an immediate need in the market that can generate more competition, which motivates companies to anticipate how the future will be”. He adds that “this creates new opportunities for production, adaptation and innovation”…CONTINUE READING.
Advisers give Donald Trump the edge over Joe Biden in reelection bid
InvestmentNews – June 1, 2020
Dejan Ilijevski, president of Sabela Capital Markets in Munster, Ind., also finds fault with Trump’s pandemic performance. “I think it’s been a total disaster,” he said. “It seems like the administration was slow to respond.”…CONTINUE READING.
5 Best Vanguard Funds for Beginning Investors
US News and World Report – April 24, 2020
“Keeping costs low should be a main concern for new investors, says Dejan Ilijevski, president of Sabela Capital Markets. “It’s one of the few things that you can control and that can drastically reduce the odds of investment success in the long term.”
Vanguard index funds are also attractive from a diversification perspective. Ilijevski points to Vanguard’s target-date retirement funds as an example. “The underlying funds that make up the Vanguard target retirement funds hold U.S. stocks, international stocks, U.S. bonds and international bonds,” he says. “Buy one of these funds and you’re done throughout your investment horizon.”…CONTINUE READING.
Link Between Economic Recession and the Stock Market
Jornal de Negocios – April 20, 2020
Dejan Ilijevski, investment manager at the North American Sabela Capital Markets, explains “markets may not go into a bear market in a recession if, for example, interest rates are too low or negative and compel investors to seek profitability from shares ”…CONTINUE READING.
Markets are forward looking and can recover (or pull back) before the economy does. The stock price reflects the present value of a company’s expected future cash flows.
Financial Pros Offer 7 Steps to Handling Your Investments Today
US News and World Report – April 1, 2020
“Market turmoil can create an urge to act. But in some cases, the best course of action is to do nothing. This approach might increase investors’ chances of long-term investment success,” says Dejan Ilijevski, president at Sabela Capital Markets…CONTINUE READING.