To Be Responsible or NOT

Hi Everyone, We are being inundated with news about Coronavirus Covid-19 as it relates to our health and to the markets.  As a fiduciary, your interests are my interests. I am watching the news and markets closely. It is important to stay informed and aware of our surroundings.  My daughter is currently in college … [Read More...]

What You Need To Know About SECURE Act in 2020

A new law was passed on December 20, 2019 and became effective January 1, 2020. SECURE is an acronym for Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement. The act is designed to help more people save for retirement in accounts likes 401(k)s and other tax-advantaged accounts so they don't outlive their … Read More...

Any Sign of Recession? – Susan on Money

Personally, I think we are a bit away from any real recession. There are a few scenarios that should tell us when we are near: Sharp rise in wages Rising inflation Fed gets aggressive with interest rates Dip in consumer confidence Business becomes cautious about investing in growth In addition, any trade war … Read More...

Relationships: Inflation and the Fed

When the economy heats up, inflation rises. The Fed will step in and raise rates in an effort to decrease borrowing and increase savings to slow things down a bit. We are in an environment that is tempered with gradual adjustments and one that should allow modest growth with no real threat visible. It is my opinion … Read More...