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Taking Charge of Your Financial Life

The News You Need To Know | May 2019

Delegating responsibilities to others may lead to problems down the road.

When you are putting together a household, it isn’t unusual to delegate responsibilities. One spouse or partner may take on the laundry, while another takes on the shopping. You might also decide which one of you vacuums and which one of you dusts. This is […]

Quarterly Economic Update

The News You Need To Know | April 2019

In this Q1 recap: the Federal Reserve alters its outlook, the truce in the trade dispute holds, the real estate market strengthens, and stocks make an impressive comeback from Q4, even as growth concerns mount.

THE QUARTER IN BRIEF
The strongest first quarter for stocks in 21 years featured all kinds of news. Central banks revised their […]

Long-Term Investing Truths

The News You Need To Know | March 2019

Key lessons for retirement savers.

You learn lessons as you invest in pursuit of long-term goals. Some of these lessons are conveyed and reinforced when you begin saving for retirement, and others, you glean along the way.

First and foremost, you learn to shut out much of the “noise.” News outlets take the temperature of global markets […]

ABLE Accounts for Loved Ones with Disabilities

The News You Need To Know | February 2019

More families should know about these tax-advantaged savings vehicles.

Families who have children with special needs have a unique savings option. The ABLE account, also called a 529A savings account, is patterned after the popular 529 savings plan created to help parents save for a child’s higher education. Like 529 plans, they are run by states […]

Quarterly Economic Update

The News You Need To Know | January 2019

In this Q4 recap: waves of volatility hit Wall Street, trade pacts and disputes make headlines, oil takes a plunge, and the economy continues to perform well.

THE QUARTER IN BRIEF
Wall Street saw many ups and downs in the last three months of 2018. The fourth quarter concluded with bulls and bears vying for control of […]

Monthly Economic Update

The News You Need To Know | November 2018

In this month’s recap: another correction hits Wall Street, housing indicators raise questions, but consumer confidence, consumer spending, and GDP look healthy.

THE MONTH IN BRIEF
October certainly lived up to its reputation for volatility. The S&P 500 suffered its second correction of the year as investors wondered if they were seeing early signs of the peak […]