Wealth Report

Why Sequence of Returns Risk Matters Now

The stock market initially posted a major drop at the beginning of the U.S. coronavirus outbreak. Since then, it has gained back some ground, but there continues to be daily volatility with no end in sight. That initial shock affected a lot of people. In fact, the Spectrem Group reported that the number of U.S.…

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Demographic Drivers of Growth

Economists have been cautioning for quite a while that the wind-down of the senior population and the retirement of baby boomers does not bode well for the U.S. economy — or anywhere else in the world, for that matter. The reality is that an aging population coupled with declining birth rates doesn’t add much in…

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Pandemic Graduates: Help Them Manage Finances

It is never easy trying to secure your first “real job” right out of college. There’s the age-old Catch-22: How do you get a job with no experience; how do you get experience when no one will give you a job? In the past, young adults could bide their time by taking temp or seasonal…

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How to Avoid Bad Investment Advice

Overview It’s no secret that Google’s search function yields a wealth of information associated with nearly every facet of finance. A search with the words “financial planning” will reveal more than a billion items to explore. While investors can immerse themselves in this sea of information, they may find that practical wisdom is in short supply. The unfortunate…

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Tariffs and Investment Strategy

President Trump campaigned on his and his voters’ belief that the U.S. was being taken advantage of by global trading partners such as China, Mexico and Canada by flooding the U.S. market with cheap steel, aluminum and other commodities and products using unfair trading practices. As of early spring, Trump has begun to fulfill his…

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Wealth Report: Tariffs and Investment Strategy

President Trump campaigned on his and his voters’ belief that the U.S. was being taken advantage of by global trading partners such as China, Mexico and Canada by flooding the U.S. market with cheap steel, aluminum and other commodities and products using unfair trading practices. As of early spring, Trump has begun to fulfill his…

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