Financial News- November 20, 2020

Financial News for the Week of November 20, 2020

FINANCIAL NEWS HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK COVID-19 concerns took center stage again this week as cases surged to new daily records. This overshadowed optimism on vaccine progress and mostly positive economic data, with U.S. equity markets trending…


Determining When to Take Social Security Benefits

Determining When to Take Social Security Benefits The benefits of postponing until your full retirement age Social Security is an asset that is taken for granted by many folks. If you are tempted to take Social Security early, when first eligible at…


Financial News for the Week of November 13, 2020

FINANCIAL NEWS HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK United States Good news on the vaccine front cheered financial markets early in the week. However, as the week wore on and COVID-19 infections worsened, that optimism started to fray a bit. Many jurisdictions…


Financial News for the Week of November 6, 2020

FINANCIAL NEWS HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK United States Four days of vote counting has not yet produced a clear winner in the presidential election, with the Senate in a tight race and the House won by Democrats. There was no change to the policy…


Financial news- Oct 23, 2020

Financial News for the Week of October 30, 2020

FINANCIAL NEWS HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK United States Financial markets tumbled this week as worsening coronavirus caseloads fueled concerns about the global economic outlook. The S&P 500 is on track to end the week 6% below last week’s close.…


How to Maximize your Employee Benefits During Open Enrollment

How to Maximize your Employee Benefits During Open Enrollment

How to Maximize your Employee Benefits During Open Enrollment Reviewing your benefit choices to maximize what your employer offers Open enrollment for employee benefits usually kicks off around November 1st. Before you plan your Thanksgiving menu,…


Financial news- Oct 23, 2020

Financial News for the Week of October 23, 2020

FINANCIAL NEWS HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK United States Covid-19 infections continued to rise this week, nearing record highs set in July. Concerns regarding this trend weighed on markets, but progress on a new stimulus package helped improve the mood…


Retirement Saving Strategies for Saving in Your 50s

Retirement: Strategies for Saving in Your 50s

Countdown to Retirement: Strategies for Saving in Your 50s Strategies for saving in your 50s Many retirees today are redefining the “golden years.” Forget about endless days of leisure. Retirees seek adventure, travel, and new business pursuits.…


Financial News for the Week of October 16, 2020

FINANCIAL NEWS HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK United States Covid-19 infections are surging in much of the world, prompting new restrictions in Europe and dampening market sentiment early in the week. U.S. data painted a clear picture of pandemic life.…


Financial News for the week of October 9, 2020

Financial News for the Week of October 9, 2020

FINANCIAL NEWS HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK United States Fiscal policy (or lack thereof) drove much of the news cycle this week. On the same day the Federal Reserve Chair made the case for more fiscal support, President Trump tweeted that negotiations…