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…


Saving for retirement

Why Should You Start Saving for Retirement Now?

Why Should You Start Saving for Retirement Now? You are busy dealing with life’s day-to-day issues. To you, retirement may seem like a long way off. But preparing now for your financial future is essential because what you do today can help ensure a…


Financial News for the week of October 5th, 2020

Financial News for the Week of October 5, 2020

FINANCIAL NEWS HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK United States Following a four-week losing streak, U.S. financial markets regained some gusto, buoyed by optimism on the prospect of a new stimulus package. The labor market continues to mend, albeit at a…


Financial news for the week of September 25, 2020

Financial News for the Week of September 25, 2020

FINANCIAL NEWS HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK United States Major U.S. equity markets edged lower this week, extending their losing streak to four weeks. This came alongside an uptick in new COVID-19 cases and growing evidence that the economic recovery…