Speculating vs. Investing: We Have a Choice
It’s hard to remember a time when the securities markets fluctuated so rapidly and so reactively to headline news throughoutRead more.
Yesteryear’s Retirement Strategies
According to findings from a pre-retiree study this year,1 one-third of Americans age 55+ say their financial assets have notRead more.
The Psychology of Planning and the Ostrich Generation
The Wall Street Journal recently published an article dubbing many of today’s preretirees the “Ostrich Generation” – observing that folksRead more.
Let’s Celebrate Inflation
Last week, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increasedRead more.
The Great Misconception?
Perhaps we’re missing something. Economists have called our recent hard times the Great Recession, and many call for a doubleRead more.
Muni Tax Break Escapes Supercommittee
Last month, President Obama proposed his America’s Jobs Act of 2011, which included a provision that would reduce the taxRead more.
Quarter End Roundup
September 30th marked the end of the third quarter, a 3-month period rocked by 11th hour lawmaker dissention, the StandardRead more.
Has CLASS Been Let Out?
Current Administration is “reassigning the workers in the office that was developing the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASSRead more.
U.S. Ranks 5th in Global Competitiveness
For the third year in a row, the United States has dropped among global competitive economies – this year fromRead more.
Helping to Secure Your Estate in an Insecure Market
The current Administration is looking for ways to reduce the Federal deficit and is currently targeting the Estate Tax andRead more.