A strong economy, a volatile year for equities and commodities, a trade battle between the U.S. and China, a gradual path upward for the federal funds rate, and slower growth overseas.
When financial markets have a bad day, week, or month, discomforting headlines and data can swiftly communicate a message to retirees and retirement savers alike: equity investments are risky things, and Wall Street is a risky place.
Things you can do for your future as the year unfolds. What financial, business, or life priorities do you need to address for 2019?
Some things to think about as you get started with your strategy.
The Internal Revenue Service has a message for you. Be sure to check your Federal Withholding!
Do you have a child or grandchild earning some income? You could help your child or grandchild save for future goals by assisting them to create and fund a Roth IRA.
What is a better option? Taking a lump sum or taking a monthly income stream?
Common wisdom says that you should start saving for retirement as soon as you can.
Planning for your retirement is not all about the numbers.
There are different types of IRA's than what most Americans know about.
Your approach to building wealth should be built around your goals & values.
Retirement accounts are not bank accounts. Nor should they be treated as such. When retirement funds are drawn down, they impede the progress of retirement planning, even if the money is later restored.