In this week’s recap: China jolts the markets by devaluing the yuan, aggregate second-quarter earnings top analyst projections, and stocks retreat for the week. Weekly Economic Update Presented by Paul Axberg, August 12, 2019 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks spent much of last week rebounding from a Monday drop that reflected nervousness about the U.S.-China trade fight.
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List A way to help you prepare. Provided by Paul Axberg The baby boomers redefined everything they touched, from music to marriage to parenting and even what “old” means – 60 is the new 50! Longer, healthier living, however, can put greater stress on the sustainability of retirement assets.
In this month’s recap: the Federal Reserve eases, stocks reach historic peaks, and face-to-face U.S.-China trade talks formally resume. Monthly Economic Update Presented by Paul Axberg August 2019 THE MONTH IN BRIEF July was a positive month for stocks and a notable month for news impacting the financial markets. The S&P 500 topped the 3,000 level for the first time.
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In this week’s recap: stocks rise, data shows economic growth slowing from the first quarter, and the stage is set for further U.S.-China trade discussions.
In this week’s recap: stocks dip as earnings season begins; investors wait for the July Federal Reserve meeting, while considering retail sales data and comments from Fed officials. Weekly Economic Update Presented by Paul Axberg , July 22, 2019 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stock benchmarks retreated during the first week of the second-quarter earnings season.
What the SECURE Act Could Mean for Retirement Plans If passed, it would change some long-established retirement account rules. Provided by Paul Axberg If you follow national news, you may have heard of the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act. Although the SECURE Act has yet to clear the Senate, it saw broad, bipartisan support in the House of Representatives.
Protection Against Uninsured Drivers Getting in an accident with the uninsured might be costly.
401(k) Loan Repayment A longer repayment time can be an advantage. Provided by Paul Axberg The conventional wisdom about taking a loan from your 401(k) plan is often boiled down to: not unless absolutely necessary. That said, it isn’t always avoidable for everyone or in every situation.
Eight Mistakes That Can Upend Your Retirement Avoid these situations, if you can. Provided by Paul Axberg Pursuing your retirement dreams is challenging enough without making some common, and very avoidable, mistakes. Here are eight big mistakes to steer clear of, if possible. No Strategy. Yes, the biggest mistake is having no strategy at all.