How Could Inflation Affect Your Retirement?

In recent months, Procter & Gamble has raised prices for its Tide, Gain, Downy and Bounce product portfolio. It recently announced that this spring, consumers also will start paying more for many of its personal health care brands. The company is hardly alone. Nestle, Danone, Unilever and other consumers goods giants say their prices will…

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Market Jitters

In mid-to-late January, investors experienced one of those common but utterly nerve-wracking pullbacks in the stock market. An accumulation of factors — inflationary pressure, potential adjustments to monetary policy, geopolitical concerns — combined to put the stock market into a tailspin. If there is one reminder that might provide investors comfort, it’s that none of…

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Millennials Step Up

In 2019, the millennial generation (born from 1981 to 1996) surpassed the number of baby boomers (born between 1946 and 1964) in the United States. Today, one in four people is a millennial.1 Many millennials came of age at the turn of the millennium, which means they were aware of the fallout from the 9/11…

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Financial Planning for Veterans is Different

Every Veteran is unique and requires personalized financial advice According to the most recent data from the U.S. Census, there are over 17 million Veterans in the United States and more than nine million of these Veterans are served by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Ironically, serving your country sometimes brings tough economic times to…

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Travel Updates: What’s Changing

  I’m a U.S. Citizen. Where in the World Can I Go? Posted by CopyTeam   Are you experiencing longings of wanderlust? Ready for some cultural travel? Unfortunately, the outlook for the United States has changed dramatically, thanks to the uncontained spread of COVID-19 and stalled vaccination efforts.   The worst part is that other…

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The Fed’s Beige Book

  October’s Beige Book Entries Tackled Everything from Skyrocketing Wages to the Desperate Search for Workers Posted by CopyTeam   The Federal Reserve wields a fair amount of power in the U.S., with reverberations that can affect the broader global economy. The Fed’s job is to monitor and adapt monetary policy to support favorable economic…

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Who’s Paying Higher Prices?

  Some Companies are Absorbing Costs — U.S. Companies Bet Shoppers Will Keep Paying Higher Prices In the Long Run Posted by CopyTeam   You may have noticed higher prices on the things you buy regularly, like groceries and gas. However, many consumers may not realize that economic factors such as backed-up supply chains, extreme…

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Gen X Prepares to Ascend the Throne

  The often-overlooked generation saw robust gains in equities and pension entitlements during the pandemic Posted by CopyTeam   Generation X, comprised of adults between the ages of 40 and 55, have entered their prime earning years while at the same time enjoying a bull market for stocks. This demographic represents about a quarter of…

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Should I Stay, or Should I Go?

If the current climate has you thinking about early retirement, ask these three questions first Posted by CopyTeam   Retiring in your 50s or early 60s during a global pandemic might seem foolish. But if you have a job that can’t be done safely from home, the reality of not retiring early might be even…

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