Tuesday, December 25, 2012

From all of us at Family Investment Center, we hope your Christmas was merry and bright and wish you a very happy new year!


Elaine Coder
Chris Danford
Dan Danford
Carolyn Pearl
Nakita Peterson
Laura Price
Chris Stiens
Jason White

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Debt in Europe? Fiscal cliff?

See what billionnaire mutual fund manager Ron Baron's thoughts are on these issues and find out why he's so optimistic about the future of the market.  Click the link below to read U.S. News & World Report's "Why Ron Baron is Sweet on Stocks":


Wednesday, December 5, 2012

New faces at FIC

Chris Stiens, Investment Advisor
Chris joined Family Investment Center in November of 2012 as an investment advisor after passing the FINRA Series 7 and FINRA Series 66 Uniform Combined State Law Examinations. He has always taken great interest in the financial markets and feels passionate about helping others achieve their financial goals.
He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation from Northwest Missouri State University in May of 1997 and began his career in the environmental public health and environmental consulting professions. Chris has operated his own environmental testing company, Advanced Aquatics, since 2004. His background as an independent businessman brings added experience to our clients.
Chris was raised on the family farm near Ravenwood, MO. He is married to Shelly and they have two children, Ryesen and Ryver. They attend St. Gregory’s Church in Maryville, MO.
Nakita Peterson, Administrative Assistant
Nakita joined Family Investment Center as Administrative Assistant in September of 2012. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Advertising with a minor in Art from Northwest Missouri State University in July of 2009. From December of 2009 until August of 2012 she was the Art Director at Midland Marketing Group in St. Joseph, MO.
During her education at NWMSU, she worked at the university’s newspaper, The Northwest Missourian, as an advertising designer and design manager. In 2007, she received Advertising Designer of the Year.
Nakita spends the majority of her time with her two year old son, Sloan. She enjoys doing freelance graphic design in her spare time. She attends church at Frederick Boulevard Baptist Church.