You’ve worked hard and saved for retirement, but that doesn’t mean you’re ready to retire! Get the ultimate 10-point retirement planning checklist, by listening to Karen, David, Bret and Joe on this weeks Live With Thrive.  To schedule your complimentary consultation, call us at (215) 987-2430 Joe Krause: As we come to you on this…

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  Listen and read along as David, Bret, Karen, and Joe Krause discuss The New Rules for Generating Retirement Income! To schedule your complimentary consultation, call (215) 987-2430. Joe Krause: And welcoming everyone to Roadmap to Retirement, the radio show. If you were forced to retire today, would you be ready? In a new study…

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MARKETS SKYROCKET AS CORONAVIRUS CASES SEEM CLOSE TO PEAKING, WASHINGTON PREPS STIMULUS #4 AND THE FED GETS MORE AGGRESSIVE Weekly Market Update — April 13, 2020 In a sharp departure from the past 6 weeks, U.S. stock markets leaped to their best weekly gains in over four decades, as the Federal Reserve announced more aggressive…

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But volatility upticks are normal, healthy and, to some extent, expected   Market volatility can be frightening, but also useful. Gyrating stocks are a good reminder to look at your portfolio with a critical eye. The key is to curb your emotions and not panic. For the first couple of months of 2020, we continued…

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The ninth surprise rate cut in history is the second due to the coronavirus In a dramatic and emergency action to support the U.S. economy during the coronavirus pandemic, the Federal Reserve announced it would cut its target interest rate to near zero. And it announced it on a Sunday. While the Fed was scheduled…

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Monday, March 16, 2020 – Once again, markets are rapidly moving this morning as the U.S. Federal Reserve announced a second emergency rate cut to zero on Sunday in conjunction with Central Banks around the world. Chairman Jerome Powell announced that Monetary Policy had run its course and that a Fiscal Stimulus is needed to…

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MARKETS RETREAT AS CORONAVIRUS WORRIES INTENSIFY, PUSHING THE 30–YEAR TREASURY TO ITS ALL–TIME LOW Weekly Market Update — February 25th, 2020 The tech–laden NASDAQ and the broad, large–cap S&P 500 both hit new closing records this week, but trailed off toward the end of the week and finished in the red NASDAQ lost the most…

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STOCKS UP FOR SECOND WEEK IN A ROW AS THE LARGE TECH NAMES LEAD AND THE CORONAVIRUS DOMINATES HEADLINES Weekly Market Update — February 17, 2020 U.S. equity markets continued their record–setting ways, moving up for the second week in a row, despite increasing worries about the coronavirus As seems to be the norm, the…

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Weekly Market Update — January 3, 2020 The U.S. stock markets inched down during the final holiday-shortened week of 2019, ending their recent win streak but still capping off a remarkable year On the week, NASDAQ inched up 0.2% whereas the S&P 500 and the DJIA declined 0.2% and 0.4%, respectively The smaller–cap Russell 2000…

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